Tag Archives: Caribbean

Review of Washington Black

The simply named Washington Black (2018) by Canadian Esi Edugyan , though expansive in its reach, takes place over a mere four-year period. In that short period of time young Washington, or Wash as he is called by Christopher (Titch) … Continue reading

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The Caribbean Imaginary Spring 2016 Lecture Series

Institute of African American Affairs at New York University presents The Caribbean Imaginary Spring 2016 Lecture Series The series aims to look at the large ideas—the contemporary critical issues surrounding Caribbean production, be they cultural, social, or political. Speakers will … Continue reading

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Announcement! New Book: The Haitian Peasantry through Oral and Written Literature: Roumain, Alexis, Endore, Carpentier and Fountain

My book, The Haitian Peasantry through Oral and Written Literature: Roumain, Alexis, Endore, Carpentier, and Fountain has just been published with Caribbean Studies Press!! Continue reading

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CFP: NeMLA Panel: Caribbean Film as Witness

Call for Papers Caribbean Film as Witness 44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) March 21-24, 2013 Boston, Massachusetts Host Institution:  Tufts University This panel focuses on the deployment of the medium of film from and about the Caribbean … Continue reading

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Cacophony

Torn paper collage. One of my favorite places in the whole world is the popular market in West Africa and the Caribbean (I’ve only been to countries in W. Africa). It’s a very special place filled with beautiful, strong women … Continue reading

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The Small Axe Online Caribbean Literary Salon

The Small Axe Project is developing a section of the Small Axe website (www.smallaxe.net) which will be dedicated to literary discussions, interviews with Caribbean writers, reviews of new publications (creative and scholarly) related to the Caribbean, and short pieces by … Continue reading

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Small Axe Literary Competition

The Small Axe Project has initiated an annual literary competition to encourage the production and publication of Caribbean fiction and poetry. The Small Axe Literary Competition will focus on poetry and short stories from emerging writers whose work centers on … Continue reading

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