SX Live

05.07.2021

Earth, World, Ethics: Conversations in Black and Caribbean Studies

27 April 2021
Earth, World, Ethics

For "Earth, World, Ethics: Conversations in Black and Caribbean Studies," the hosts asked participants to consider several thematics and questions, which the hosts locate in Black Critical Theory, Black Studies, Caribbean Studies, and Caribbean Poetics. How do we conceive of various formulations of disposability, life, nature, and the earth, against the apocalyptic tendencies in the discourses of the Anthropocene? What do we do with the category of the human vis-à-vis the senses—the senses and blackness, the senses and indigeneity, the senses and the elements?

Life Portrait & Libations: a Celebration of Colin Robinson

22 March 2021
colin robinson remembrance life portrait

In remembrance of Trinidadian poet and LGBTQ+ advocate Colin Robinson, there will be an online memorial service that is open to all on Sunday 28th March. Please find the details of the event below. Read some of Robinson's poems that were published in sx salon here.

"Wayward Archives and Decolonial Interventions: Examining Intimate Histories with the Virgin Islands Studies Collective."

7 March 2021
vi studies collective intimate histories

An anthropologist, an artist, a writer, and a philosopher collaboratively engaged the prison records of four Afro Caribbean women who led a 19th century labor riot in St. Croix, Danish West Indies (now U.S. Virgin Islands). Join the VI Studies Collective for a panel about intimate histories, collaborative research, and Black feminist decolonial archival interventions.

The VI Studies Collective consists of: