BLOGROLL: Cotard and Dubois Create Comic on Haitian Revolution

Shared on Repeating Islands from a tweet by Kaiama L. Glover: "This item, posted by Kaiama L. Glover on Twitter yesterday (mèsi anpil!), comes in just in time for our discussion of Alejo Carpentier’s El reino de este mundo [The Kingdom of This World] this week. A brief historical-comic by Rocky Cotard and Laurent Dubois—The … Continue reading BLOGROLL: Cotard and Dubois Create Comic on Haitian Revolution

VIDEO: In the Wake: A Salon in Honor of Christina Sharpe on Vimeo

Featuring Christina Sharpe, Hazel Carby, Kaiama Glover, Saidiya Hartman, Arthur Jafa, and Alex Weheliye. Christina Sharpe’s paradigm shifting new work, In the Wake: On Blackness and Being, interrogates literary, visual, cinematic, and quotidian representations of Black life that comprise what she calls the “orthography of the wake.” Invoking the multiple meanings of the term “wake”—the … Continue reading VIDEO: In the Wake: A Salon in Honor of Christina Sharpe on Vimeo

SX Salon 24 | Small Axe Project

From the introduction by Kelly Baker Josephs: "In the past two months, we have lost two remarkable members of the Caribbean literary community. Recently, Derek Walcott, 87, passed away in St. Lucia. There has, even in the short time since his death on 17 March, been much written in tribute to Walcott’s legacy and I … Continue reading SX Salon 24 | Small Axe Project