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Author Archives: Jamal George

A.F.T.W.B by Robert Antoni Pt. 2

Confession #1 of a first time blogger: I wrote my previous blog, As Flies to Whatless Boys by Robert Antoni, before making it to the very end of Antoni’s book. A note for the future? Finish reading the darn book before

A.F.T.W.B by Robert Antoni Pt. 2

Confession #1 of a first time blogger: I wrote my previous blog, As Flies to Whatless Boys by Robert Antoni, before making it to the very end of Antoni’s book. A note for the future? Finish reading the darn book before

As Flies to Whatless Boys by Robert Antoni

There is no denying that Robert Antoni’s As Flies to Whatless Boys is an incredible tale that is rooted in the colonial history of Trinidad. Winner of the 2014 One Caribbean Media Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature, Antoni paints a

As Flies to Whatless Boys by Robert Antoni

There is no denying that Robert Antoni’s As Flies to Whatless Boys is an incredible tale that is rooted in the colonial history of Trinidad. Winner of the 2014 One Caribbean Media Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature, Antoni paints a

Site Review – Slave Revolt in Jamaica, 1760-1761

A website with a mission to clarify and enlighten its users on the spatial history of the slave revolt in Jamaica that lasted from 1760 to 1761, Slave Revolt in Jamaica, 1760-1761 takes users on a journey to explore an

Site Review – Slave Revolt in Jamaica, 1760-1761

A website with a mission to clarify and enlighten its users on the spatial history of the slave revolt in Jamaica that lasted from 1760 to 1761, Slave Revolt in Jamaica, 1760-1761 takes users on a journey to explore an

Ingredients for your Marketing Callaloo

I would argue that the most apparent connection between Espelencia Baptiste, Heather Horst and Erin Taylor’s “Earthquake Aftermath in Haiti: The Rise of Mobile Money Adoption and Adaptation” and F1rst, a regional “online platform that connects people with experiences they

Ingredients for your Marketing Callaloo

I would argue that the most apparent connection between Espelencia Baptiste, Heather Horst and Erin Taylor’s “Earthquake Aftermath in Haiti: The Rise of Mobile Money Adoption and Adaptation” and F1rst, a regional “online platform that connects people with experiences they

Taking a Hammer to “Cultural Identity”

Stuart Hall, in his essay on “Cultural Identity and Diaspora”, gives the term “cultural identity” a two pronged definition saying first, that it can be defined “in terms of one, shared culture, a sort of collective ‘one true self’ …

Taking a Hammer to “Cultural Identity”

Stuart Hall, in his essay on “Cultural Identity and Diaspora”, gives the term “cultural identity” a two pronged definition saying first, that it can be defined “in terms of one, shared culture, a sort of collective ‘one true self’ …

Miss Always Stressed the Importance of Re-reading

In the introduction of Antonio Benitez-Rojo’s The Repeating Island, he presents a thought-provoking and illuminating concept; one that most certainly rouses the quintessential scholar or budding scholar of Caribbean literature and culture.  This idea of “rereading” the Caribbean I have

Miss Always Stressed the Importance of Re-reading

In the introduction of Antonio Benitez-Rojo’s The Repeating Island, he presents a thought-provoking and illuminating concept; one that most certainly rouses the quintessential scholar or budding scholar of Caribbean literature and culture.  This idea of “rereading” the Caribbean I have

Time Zones

What criteria is a first world country defined by? The list of developed nation characteristics may range from a generally high average income per capita of the population to a majority of the population living in cities and receiving relatively

Time Zones

What criteria is a first world country defined by? The list of developed nation characteristics may range from a generally high average income per capita of the population to a majority of the population living in cities and receiving relatively

Afro-Caribbean Religions

This page contains links to content which focuses on religious traditions that, though indigenous to the Caribbean, are heavily influenced by African ancestry. They are also some Points of Interest (P.O.I’s) along the way. Welcome! And so, we start from

Afro-Caribbean Religions

This page contains links to content which focuses on religious traditions that, though indigenous to the Caribbean, are heavily influenced by African ancestry. They are also some Points of Interest (P.O.I’s) along the way. Welcome! And so, we start from