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sx salon 35 now available

9 December 2020


The latest issue of sx salon is now available online.

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

4 December 2020
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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:

Rest in peace Michel Monnin, 1940-2020

23 November 2020
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The following message is from the Monnin family. Our thoughts are with them as they remember and celebrate the life of Michel Monnin. 

Pour voir la version originale français, défilez vers le bas.

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.

Kaiama L. Glover's new book A Regarded Self out next month

16 November 2020
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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

The Caribbean Digital VII

13 November 2020
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Build: October – December 2020
Launch: 4 December 2020 at 1:00-2:00pm (EST) - Register here

This year, the seventh annual Caribbean Digital event will be held virtually, with a synchronous virtual gathering on 4 December, from 1pm-2pm, and three asynchronous digital community projects: