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Indo-Caribbean Feminisms: Charting Crossings in Geography, Dscourse, and Politics

Editors: Gabrielle Hosein and Lisa Outar

December 2012

 

 

 

 

GUEST EDITORIAL
Indo-Caribbean Feminisms: Charting Crossings in Geography, Discourse, and Politics Gabrielle Hosein and Lisa Outar


ESSAYS

Fictions of the Past: Staging Indianness, Identity and Sexuality Among
Young Women in Indo-Trinidadian Beauty Pageants.
Anusha Ragbir [view abstract]

Modern Navigations: Indo-Trinidadian Girlhood and Gender-Differential Creolization Gabrielle Hosein [view abstract]

Networks of Empire and the Representation of the ‘Queen of Sheba’ in W.H. Angel’s The Clipper Ship ‘Sheila’ Mark Tumbridge [view abstract]

The Queer Potential: (Indo-)Caribbean Feminisms and Heteronormativity Lauren Pragg [view abstract]

Hyphenated identities: Negotiating ‘Indianness’ and being Indo-Trinidadian Kavyta Raghunandan [view abstract]

Words and Work: Education and Work Among Indo-Muslim Women in Trinidad, 1930–1960 Halima Kassim [view abstract]





GENDER DIALOGUES


Changing Symbols of Indo-Caribbean Femininity Patricia Mohammed

The Depths of Rose, ‘A Wind that Rose’: A Woman called Feroza Rose Mohammed Halima Kassim [view abstract]

Calypso and Krishna’s Flute: The Indo-Caribbean Woman’s Moving Body
Ananya Kabir [view abstract]

‘Breaking Silences’: An Interview with Jahajee Sisters Lisa Outar [view abstract]

Kamla at the Apex: Reflections on Indo-Caribbean Feminism Roseanne Kanhai [view abstract]

What If Khadijah Did Not Work and Aisha Did Not Speak? Reflections of a Young Indo-Trinidadian Muslim Woman Sarah Nabbie [view abstract]


RESEARCH IN ACTION
"An Ongoing Journey in the Pursuit of Agency: The Hindu Women’s Organisation of Trinidad &Tobago" Brenda Gopeesingh activist reflection on UN Women's Hindu texts anti-violence campaign [view abstract]

 

 

PHOTO ESSAYS

Ohrni and Cutlass Andil Gosine
Home Away from Home Jennifer Pritheeva Samuel

 

LITERARY PERSPECTIVES: POEMS & FICTION

Chandini’s thumbprint – Janet Naidu
Trails of treasures – Janet Naidu
Ammani’s cushion – Janet Naidu
Tower of Babel on the Suriname River – Gloria Wekker 
 

 

BOOK REVIEWS

‘Habitable Identities’— A Review of Bindi: The Multifaceted Lives of Indo-Caribbean Women Lisa Outar