SX Live


Reimagining the Global South with David Scott

16 March 2017

Small Axe's editor, David Scott will be speaking as part of Princeton University's Reimagining the Global South Series in the Department of Comparative Literature. 

"Seeing False Images of Ourselves: Rex Nettleford's Mirror Mirror in the Wake of the 1960s"
16 March 2017
Princeton University
101 East Pyne

sx salon: New Books Available for Review!

14 March 2017
Strange Fruit

NEW BOOKS ALERT!! New books for review on sx salon for March 2017!! If you have a moment, take a look!!

Note: We offer the following partial list in order to highlight newly published books in Caribbean Literature and Caribbean Studies. If you have any questions about sx salon book reviews, please contact our book review editor Vanessa K. Valdés (

Featured Book

Strange Fruit, by Kamau Brathwaite (2016)

Kaiama L. Glover in Conversation with Edwidge Danticat

5 March 2017

On Monday, March 6, 2017, at 7:00pm, author Edwidge Danticat and professor/translator Kaiama L. Glover will discuss Haitian writer Marie Vieux-Chauvet and the translation of her epic novel La Danse sur le volcan [Dance on the Volcano].  The event will take place at Albertine Bookstore, located at 972 Fifth Avenue, New York, New York. The conversation will be in English, and it is free and open to the public (no RSVP necessary).

CFP: The Digital Black Atlantic

4 March 2017
The Digital Black Atlantic

Roopika Risam and Kelly Baker Josephs, Editors 

Deadline for 500-Word Abstracts: April 1, 2017

Part of the Debates in the Digital Humanities Series
A book series from the University of Minnesota Press 
Matthew K. Gold and Lauren F. Klein, Series Editors

Caribbean Queer Visualities, Glasgow

19 February 2017

On Sunday afternoon, February 19th, Transmission Gallery in Glasgow hosted a public conversation between three artists participating in the exhibition 'Caribbean Queer Visualities'; Jean-Ulrick Désert, Nadia Huggins and Kareem Mortimer and exhibition co-curator and Small Axe Project director, David Scott. The conversation was moderated by Alberta Whittle.


sx archipelagos Seeks Digital Scholarship for May 2017 Issue

12 February 2017

sx archipelagos, the most recent born-digital publishing platform of the Small Axe Project, seeks mid-stage digital scholarship for peer review and public launch. We invite Caribbean-focused digital humanities projects currently under development to participate in our unique single-blind evaluation process and to be included as featured content in the journal's May 2017 issue.