Zwart, Nègre, Negro/a/x*, Black

Small Axe launched their keywords in Caribbean Studies project in July 2022 (issue #68). They began with Zwart, Negro/a/x*, Nègre, and Black. Few words in Caribbean discourse (popular or scholarly) have the multiplicity of meaning and fraught history as these. Join Small Axe for a virtual conversation with the contributors to the inaugural iteration of the Keywords project:

Gregory Pierrot
Gloria Wekker
Leniqueca A. Welcome
Omaris Z. Zamora

This event will be held on Thursday, March 2, 2023, 6:30 to 8:00pm EST. RSVP:

Read more about the Small Axe keywords project here or contact Vanessa Pérez-Rosario at

Co-sponsored by Sou Sou: UChicago Humanities Laboratory in Caribbean Studies.

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