Features essays by Heather Smyth, Deborah Thomas, Jenny Burman, and an interview with George Lamming by David Scott. Also includes reviews of Margaret Cezair-Thompson’s The True History of Paradise and Kamala Kempadoo’s edited volume Sun, Sex, and Gold: Tourism and Sex Work in the Caribbean.
Focus on “The Frame of the Nation” guest-edited by Anthony Bogues with essays by Patricia Mohammad and Nadi Edwards. Short story by Jennifer Rahim. Book discussion of Paget Henry’s Caliban’s Reason.
Includes essays by Glyne Griffith, Nalini Persram, Faith Smith, as well as an essay by Walter Rodney introduced by David Austin. An interview with Rupert Lewis by David Scott. Short story by Yanick Lahens.
A feature on “The Caribbean Popular” guest-edited by Nadi Edwards with essays by Gordon Rohlehr, Curwen Best, Curdella Fordes, Loretta Collins, Carol Duncan, and Rinaldo Walcott. An interview with Black Stalin by Wintrop Holder. Visual essay on Don Drummond by Clinton Hutton.
Includes essays by Rhonda Cobham and Catherine Hall. The 1971 “Lectures on the Black Jacobins” by C. L. R. James, with an introduction by Robert Hill. Poems by Kamau Brathwaite, and an interview with Sylvia Wynter by David Scott. Book discussion of Barry Higman’s Writing West Indian Histories.
Special issue guest-edited by Faith Smith on “Genders and Sexualities” with essays by Tracy Robinson, Aparajita Sagar, Giselle Anatol, Pamela Franco, and Sean Lokaising-Meighoo. Short fiction by Michelle Cliff and Ramabai Espinet. A commentary on homophobia in Jamaica by Thomas Glave.
Issue guest-edited by Annie Paul and Christopher Cozier on the topic “Debating the Contemporary in Caribbean Art.” Essays by Stuart Hall, Christopher Cozier, Philip Scher, Gabrielle Hezekiah, and Virginia Perez-Ratton. Visual work by Annalee Davis, Wendy Nanan, Edward Bowen, and Robert Young. A conversation with Christopher Cozier.
Features special section “Aspects of Caribbean Intellectual Tradition,” guest-edited by Anthony Bogues, with essays by Paget Henry, Lewis Gordon, Annie Paul, and an interview with Ken Post. Book discussion of Charles Mills’s The Racial Contract.