Here is the full list of books launched at the Caribbean Studies Association Book Launch, held on June 2, 2011, in Willemstad, Curaçao.
From 2009: Slavery and Resistance in Curaçao: The Rebellion of 1795 (Curaçao) by Lionel Janga and Charles de Rego; Continued Perspectives on the Black Diaspora (Revised edition, University Press of America) by Aubrey W Bonnett and Calvin B. Holder; and Eroticism, Spirituality and Resistance in Black Women’s Writings (University Press of Florida) by Donna Aza Weir-Soley.
From 2010: Activating the Past: History and Memory in the Black Atlantic World (Cambridge Scholars Publishing) edited by Andrew Apter and Lauren Derby); Adieu aan de Nikkers, Koelies en Makaambas: de constructie van Rasdenken an de Nederlandse Caribistiek [Farewell to the Niggers, Coolies and Whiteys: Deconstructing Racialism in Dutch Caribbean Studies] (Totem Boek, Radboud University) by Francio Guadeloupe; DanceHall: From Slave Ship to Ghetto (University of Ottawa Press) by Sonjah Stanley Niaah; Danzantes Del Tiempo: Antologia Poética de Kamau Brathwaite (Universidad Autónoma de la Ciudad de México) edited by Christopher Winks y Adriana Mateos; Een koloniale speeltuin [A Colonial Playground] (Prometheus) by Miriam Sluis; Feminist Advocacy and Gender Equity in the Anglophone Caribbean (Routledge) by Michelle Rowley; Man Vibes: Masculinities in the Jamaican Dancehall (Ian Randle Publishers) by Donna Hope; Music, Media & Adolescent Sexuality in Jamaica (Arawak) by Marcia Forbes; Only West Indians: Creole Nationalism in the British West Indies (Africa World Press) by Fragano S.J. Ledgister; The Colonial State in the Caribbean (Amrit Publishers) by Marten Schalkwijk; The Political Calypso: A Socio-Linguistic Process of Conflict Transformation (Personal Power Publications) by Everard Philips; and Thiefing Sugar: Eroticism Between Women in Caribbean Literature (Duke University Press) by Omise’eke Natasha Tinsley (University of Minnesota).
From 2011: Asylum Speakers: Caribbean Refugees and Testimonial Discourse (Fordham University Press) by April Shemak; Het tweede bed [The Second Bed] (Caribpublishing BV) by Valdemar Marcha; Sex and the Citizen: Interrogating the Caribbean (University of Virginia Press) edited by Faith Smith; and Through the Political Glass Ceiling: Race to Prime Minister by Trinidad and Tobago’s First Female Prime Minister Kamla Persad Bissessar by Kris Rampersad.
The following Dutch Caribbean-related books were published outside of the association’s usual time range of the past two years, but they were also highlighted at the launch: Di Ki Manera? A Social History of Afro-Curaçaoans, 1863-1917 (Eerste druk, 2007) by Rose Mary Allen and Eerlijckman in dienst van het Staatse leger en de West-Indische Compagnie [Honestman in Service of the Dutch Army and the West Indian Company] (Willemstad, 2008) by Marjo Nederlof.
[Many thanks to Faith Smith for the complete book launch list.]