Historian Richard Hofstadter haunts US history. And for good reason.
In sx salon 35, we are pleased to present Andil Gosine on the work of artist Wendy Nanan (whose self-titled solo exhibition at the Art Museum of the Americas has been postponed because of the pandemic); Ronald Cummings on the 2019 film Shella Record: A Reggae Mystery, a Canadian filmmaker’s search for the story of Jamaican singer Sheila Rickards; Kelly Baker Josephs on the fiftieth anniversary of the launch of Savacou and how we might consider the
Dixa Ramírez D'Oleo links the Kardashians' exploitation of black femininity to French and Spanish American history
Small Axe editorial committee member Dixa Ramírez D’Oleo recently featured on the panel, "Situating the Kardashians: Skin, Theft, Ops," where she discussed how the Kardashian's exploitation of Black femininity has a long history in the French and Spanish Americas. The panel was part of the Conversations on Race series by the University of Pennsylvania's Annenberg School for Communication. Watch the recording of the discussion here on YouTube and read more information about the roundtable below:
Small Axe editorial committee member Vanessa K. Valdés has edited Racialized Visions: Haiti and the Hispanic Caribbean, which was published this month by Suny Press. Read the book's blurb and Valdés' bio below and order the book here.
For those who missed David Scott's discussion of his book Stuart Hall’s Voice: Intimations of an Ethics of Receptive Generosity with Ben Davis, the recording of the event is now available on YouTube. Click the link here to view it.
The following message is from the Monnin family. Our thoughts are with them as they remember and celebrate the life of Michel Monnin.
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Michel Monnin left us this Friday, November 13, 2020. He had just celebrated his 80th birthday on October 26 and was looking forward to spending time in Port-Salut. He who never sat down at a table if he was to be the thirteenth couldn't avoid the date fate had reserved for him that Friday.
archipelagos editor Kaiama L. Glover's latest book, A Regarded Self: Caribbean Women and the Ethics of Disorderly Being, will be available next month. Glover is the Ann Whitney Olin Professor of French & Africana Studies and the Faculty Director of the Barnard Digital Humanities Center, where she teaches and researches about Black francophone literature, colonialism, and postcolonialism.
Read the blurb below and get a sneak peek of the introduction here.