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Life Portrait & Libations: a Celebration of Colin Robinson

22 March 2021
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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
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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:

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: