Songs for Ezili: Vodou Epistemologies of (Trans) gender

  title={Songs for Ezili: Vodou Epistemologies of (Trans) gender},
  author={Natasha Tinsley},
  journal={Feminist Studies},
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  • A Regarded Self
  • 2021
Glimpsing Shadows: Affective Witnessing in Noctambules and “Of Ghosts and Shadows”
‘I am watching my lover’, begins Roxane Gay’s short story ‘Of Ghosts and Shadows’. In the opening scene, Marie, and her lover Am elie idly browse through a marketplace in Haiti. Since the two of them
Representations of Matrifocality in Contemporary Anglophone Caribbean Fiction
This thesis explores the representation of African Caribbean matrifocality in the novels of five twenty-first century writers from the Caribbean: Jacob Ross’ Pynter Bender (2008); Marlon James’ The
The Crisis of Kinship: Queer Affiliations in the Sexual Economy of Slavery
“The Crisis of Kinship: Queer Affiliations in the Sexual Economy of Slavery” reexamines the discourse of queer kinship in order to take up Sharon Holland’s call that queer studies has yet to reckon
Nou Mache Ansanm (We Walk Together): Queer Haitian Performance and Affiliation
This special issue emerges from a symposium at Duke University in fall 2015, “Nou Mache Ansanm (We Walk Together): Performance, Gender, and Sexuality in Haiti,” which brought scholars, artists, and
Postcolonial Disablement and/as Transition Trans* Haitian Narratives of Breaking Open and Stitching Together
This article brings together black transgender studies and postcolonial studies to consider the possibility for trans* narratives of Haiti, known as the “Black Republic.” Based on ethnographic
Lenelle Moïse: Postscript, Swimming in the Waters of Endezo
Abstract My essay, “Lenelle Moïse: Postscript, Swimming in the Waters of Endezo,” examines the work of Haitian American poet and performance artist, Lenelle Moïse, who artfully blends Haitian Kreyòl
From Masisi to Activists: Same-Sex Relations and the Haitian Polity
While the inextricable connection between democracy and human rights has been well documented, it is also no coincidence that countries enjoying a high degree of socioeconomic stability and political
They Fought the Lwa and the Lwa Won : The Persecution of Haitian Vodou
Hundreds of years prior to the arrival of Columbus, the Arawaks and Caribs inhabited the Caribbean (Mitchell 2006: 2). Shortly after the arrival of Columbus, many West Africans were extracted from