With #1619Project The New York Times has embarked upon a momentous reinterpretation of US history, one that centers African Americans in a national narrative driven by brutal economic exploitation and progressive democratic resistance. The brainchild of acclaimed journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones, this multimedia, multi-platform production represents a massive corporate investment in public history -- a scale of investment at The Times perhaps last seen in the 1940s when it helped to spon
Date: Friday, 6 December 2019
Venue: Barnard College Digital Humanities Center
Black Cultural Archives (BCA), the only national archive for Black British history, brings its unique collection of images, artifacts and artworks together online for the first time (g.co/blackculturalarchives).
Date: Friday, 22 November 2019
Venue: Altschul Hall, Barnard Hall
International journal Public Anthropologist recently interviewed David Scott, Small Axe editor, on his relationship with Stuart Hall in light of his upcoming biography of the pioneering cultural theorist. Read below for an excerpt of the interview.
Date: Tuesday, Oct 15 2019
Venue: Barnard Hall
Time: 10:30am, 6pm and 6:30pm
Date: Friday, Oct 18 2019
Venue: Chaaya's Richmond Hill Center
121-18 Liberty Avenue, 2nd Fl.
Richmond Hill, NY
Please click here to read Erica James' important op-ed about how Hurricane Dorian and its damage to the Bahamas demonstrates that the Caribbean bears the brunt of climate change, despite its minimal carbon footprint.
Small Axe is proud to announce Issue (3) of sx archipelagos, "Slavery in the Machine." This issue welcomes Jessica Johnson (Johns Hopkins U.) as guest editor, and is dedicated to the memory of late Caribbean scholar Linda Rodriguez. This special issue aims to highlight scholarship situated at the intersection of technology and hemispheric American slavery. The issue includes essays by Nick Nesbitt, Ada Ferrer, Linda Rodriguez, Marlene Daut, Jessica Johnson, and a speculative "research pocket" by Marisa Parham.