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Includes essays by Yohann C. Ripert, Katey Castellano and Sarah Phillips Casteel. Editorial committee member Aaron Kamugisha  guest-edits our special section "On Caribbean Intellectual History," which features essays by Anne Eller, Victoria J. Collis-Buthelezi, Margo Groenewoud, Monique Bedasse and Marlene L. Daut. The work of St. Martin audiovisual artist Deborah Jack graces our front cover and her series "what is the value of what if it doesn't quench our thirst for . . ." features as our visual essay. The book discussion of this issue focuses on Imperial Intimacies Child of Empire: A Tale of Two Islands by Hazel V. Carby

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Showcases essays by Corine Labridy-Stofle, Lucy Swanson, Carlos Garrido Castellano and Magdalena Lopez. Following Small Axe's 2019 symposium of the same name, this issue's special section, "The Jamaican 1950s," is guest-edited by Deborah A. Thomas and features essays by Tracy Robinson, Matthew Chin, Tao Leigh Goffe, Keisha Lindsay, O'Neil Lawrence, Ronald Cummings and Donette Francis. Martinican photographer and cover artist Robert Charlotte presents his series "Sous influence" for our visual essay. sx63 then closes with a book discussion of Moving Against the System: The 1968 Congress of Black Writers and the Making of Global Consciousness, edited by David Austin.

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Features essays by Katerina Gonzalez Seligmann, Danielle Roper and Traci-Ann Wint, Fredrik Thomasson, and Simona Bertacco. Special section "States of Crisis: Disaster, Recovery, and Possibility in the Caribbean" guest-edited by Ryan Cecil Jobson features essays by Greg Beckett, Leniqueca A. Welcome, Sarah E. Vaughn, Adriana Garriga-López, Natasha Lightfoot, and Yarimar Bonilla. Visual essay "Hacia adentro" by cover artist René Peña. Book discussion of Peter James Hudson's  Bankers and Empire: How Wall Street Colonized the Caribbean.

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Features essays by Guillermina De Ferrari, Shawn C. Gonzalez and Yomaira C. Figueroa. Special section "Con-Federating the Archipelago: The Confederación Antillana and the West Indies Federation" guest-edited by Yolanda Martínez-San Miguel and Katerina Gonzalez Seligmann features essays by Kahlila Chaar-Pérez, Ángel A. Rivera, Raphael Dalleo, Katerina Gonzalez Seligmann, Alison Donnell, Glyne Griffith and Jossianna Arroyo. Visual essay "One Thousand Mes" by cover artist Sarah Knights. Book discussion of Vanessa Valdés' Diasporic Blackness: The Life and Times of Arturo Alfonso Schomburg.

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Features essays by Marina Magloire, Shanya Cordis, Jason Frydman, Cristina Pérez Jiménez, Daynalí Flores-Rodríguez, and Raj Chetty. Interview with Frank Birbalsingh by Nalini Mohabir and Ronald Cummings. The issue also includes a visual essay by La Vaughn Belle, "The Alchemy of Creative Resistance." Special section, "Translating the Caribbean," on José Lezama Lima's "Julián del Casal" by Arnaldo M Cruz Malavé. Book discussion of Christopher Taylor's Empire of Neglect: The West Indies in the Wake of British Imperialism.

SX 59: 07.2019


Features essays by Kathleen DeGuzman, Matthew Chin, Joan Flores-Villalobos, and Robert Decker. Also featured are the 2018 Literary Competition winners, Sassy Ross and Suzanne Persard (poetry), and Caroline Mackenzie and Ira Mathur (short fiction). The issue also includes a visual essay by Mafalda Nicolas Mondestin, "Acts of Survival: Self-preservation and Holding Space." The book discussion is of Dixa Ramírez's Colonial Phantoms: Belonging and Refusal in the Dominican Americas, with essays by Katerina Gonzalez-Seligmann, Sharina Maillo-Pozo, Zaire Dinzey-Flores, and Ramírez.

SX 58: 03.2019


Features essays by Jack Webb, Daniel Benjamin and Paul Emiljanowicz. Special section, "The Jamaican 1970s," with contributions by Donette Francis, Rachel Mordecai, Kim Robinson-Walcott, Rupert Lewis, Brian Meeks, Eddie Chambers, Honor Ford-Smith and David Scott. The visual section features the work of Phillip Thomas. Book discussion of Ada Ferrer's Freedom's Mirror: Cuba and Haiti in the Age of Revolution with contributions by Sara Johnson and Laura Rosanne Adderley.

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Features essays by Michael Walnonen, Kaneesha Parsard and Bonnie Thomas. A special section, "Caribbean In/securities,” guest edited by Patricia Noxolo, featuring essays by Ronald Cummings, David Featherstone, Kevin Rhiney, Rivke Jaffe and Anthony Harriott, Susan P. Mains and Anyaa Anim-Addo. Essays by Betsy Wing and James Maraniss on translating the Caribbean. SX Visualities with work from our cover artist, Miguel Luciano. Book discussion of Christina Sharpe’s In the Wake.

SX 56 : 07.2018


Includes a special section, "Contemporary Dominican Gender and Sexualities Studies," guest-edited by Maja Horn, featuring essays from Elizabeth S. Manley, Sharina Maillo-Pozo, Ana Maurine Lara, Danny Méndez, Rachel Afi Quinn, Dixa Ramírez, Carlos Ulises Decena and Fátima Portorreal. SX Visualities with work from our cover artist, Scherezade Garcia. 2017 Small Axe literary competition winners. Book discussion of Gaiutra Bahadur's Coolie Woman: The Odyssey of Indenture