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Selected articles and other publications (since 2011)


Edmondson, B. (2017). ‘Most Intensely Jamaican’: The Rise of Brown Identity in Jamaica. In Victorian Jamaica. Eds. Timothy Barringer and Wayne Modest. London and Durham: Duke University Press.

Martínez-San Miguel, Y. (2017). Colonial and Mexican Archipelagoes: Reimagining Colonial Caribbean Studies. In Archipelagic American Studies. Eds. Brian Roberts and Michelle Stephens. Durham: Duke University Press. 155- 173.


Bonilla, Y and M. Hantel. (2016). Visualizing Sovereignty: Cartographic Queries for the Digital Age. (by Yarimar Bonilla and Max Hantel) sx:archipelagos 1:1 http://smallaxe.net/sxarchipelagos/issue01/bonilla-visualizing.html

Edmondson, B. (2016). Literary and Performative Culture in 1860s Jamaica. Journal of Caribbean History 50(2): 189-199.

Maldonado-Torres, N. (2016). Colonialism, Neocolonial, Internal Colonialism, the Postcolonial, Coloniality, and Decoloniality. Critical Terms in Caribbean and Latin American Thought: Historical and Institutional and Trajectories. Eds. Yolanda MartínezSan Miguel, Ben Sifuentes-Jauregui, and Marisa Belausteguigoitia. New York: Palgrave Press. 67-78.

Maldonado-Torres, N. (2016). Transdisciplinariedad y decolonialidad” [Transdisciplinarity and decoloniality], Quaderna: A Multilingual and Transdisciplinary Journal. Vol. 3: L’art de la discipline: disciples, disciplinarité, transdisciplinarité. (Online: http://quaderna.org/transdisciplinariedad-y-decolonialidad/)

Martínez-San Miguel, Y (2016). De Macondo a Anegada: El incesto como dispositivo narrativo. 80 grados:Prensa sin prisa. April 18, 2016. http://www.80grados.net/demacondo-a-anegada-el-incesto-como-dispositivo-narrativo-en-el-caribe/

Martínez-San Miguel, Y (2016). Colonialismo y decolonialidad: literatura y debates disciplinarios. Invited Columnist. 80 grados:Prensa sin prisa. February 5, 2016. http://www.80grados.net/colonialismo-y-decolonialidad-literatura-y-debatesdisciplinarios/

Martínez-San Miguel, Y. (2016). Fantasy as Identity: Beyond Foundational Narratives in Lourdes Casal. Cuban Studies 45: 91-114.

Martínez-San Miguel, Y. (2016). Repensensando Nuestro Caribe: una nueva antología de estudios caribeños. 80 grados:Prensa sin prisa. August 26, 2016. http://www.80grados.net/repensando-nuestro-caribe-una-nueva-antologia-de-estudioscaribenos/

Martínez-San Miguel, Y., Sifuentes-Jáuregui, B. & Belausteguigoitia, M. (2016) “‘The Latin American Keywords Project’: A Critical Disciplinary Genealogy” in Critical Terms in Caribbean and Latin American Thought: Historical and Institutional Trajectories (pp. 1-21). New York: Palgrave.

Martínez-San Miguel, Y. (2016). Spanish Caribbean Literature: A Heuristic for Colonial Caribbean Studies. Small Axe, Special Issue “The Idea of Hispanophone Caribbean Studies,” 51: 65-79.


Edmondson, B. (2015). Caribbean All-Stars: Sidney Poitier, Harry Belafonte, and the Rise of the African-American Leading Man. In Poitier Revisited: Reconsidering a Black Icon in the Obama Age, pp. 61-72. Eds. Ian Strachan and Mia Mask. New York and London: Bloomsbury.

Figueroa, Y. (2015). Ana Celia Zentella on Anthropolitical Linguistics, Tato Laviera and the Power of Nuyorican Poetry. Centro Voices. http://centropr.hunter.cuny.edu/centrovoices/arts-culture/ana-celia-zentella-anthropolitical-linguistics-tato-laviera-and-power-nuyorican-poetry

Flores, T. (2015). “Modernism in Latin American Art,” in The Modernist World, eds. Allana Lindgren and Stephen Ross. London: Routledge, 426-435.

Larrier, R. and O. Alidou, ed. (2015). Writing Through the Visual and Virtual: Inscribing Language, Literature, and Culture in Francophone Africa and the Caribbean. Lanham, MD: Lexington.

Maldonado-Torres, N. (2015). Rousseau and Fanon on Inequality and the Human Sciences. In Creolizing Rousseau. Edited by Jane Anna Gordon and Neil Roberts. Rowman & Littlefield. 121-142. (Reprint)

Martínez-San Miguel, Y.  (2015) “Diáspora, migración y literatura puertorriqueña (1940-2010).”  Escrituras en contrapunto.  Estduios y debates para una historia crítica de la literature puertorriqueña.  Eds. Marta Aponte Alsina, Juan Gelpí and Malena Rodríguez Castro.  Río Piedras: Editorial de la Universidad de Puerto Rico.

Martínez-San Miguel, Y. (2015). Ethnic Specularities: Exploring the Caribbean and Latino Dimensions of Down These Mean Streets. Latino Studies 13.3: 358- 375.

Martínez-San Miguel, Y. “Releyendo a Lourdes Casal desde su escritura en queer.” Invited Columnist. 80 grados:Prensa sin prisa. October 16, 2015. Invited Columnist. 80 grados: Prensa sin prisa. http://www.80grados.net/releyendo-a-lourdes-casal-desde-su- escritura-en-queer/

Martínez-San Miguel, Y. “La dificultad de recordar en el Caribe.” Invited Columnist. 80 grados:Prensa sin prisa. April 17, 2015. http://www.80grados.net/la-dificultad-de- recordar-en-el-caribe/

Martínez-San Miguel, Y. “La apuesta por la imaginación: el nuevo libro de Rosamond King, Island Bodies.” Invited Columnist. 80 grados: Prensa sin prisa. February 15, 2015. http://www.80grados.net/la-apuesta-por-la-imaginacion/

Stephens, M. (2015). Intimate Relations: Bodies, Texts and Indigenizations in Archipelagic American Space. American  Quarterly, 67(4). Forthcoming.

Stephens, M. (2015). A Complex Contemporaneity: Caribbean Visual Relations. Small Axe 47. 177-184.

Stephens, M. (2015). Federated Ocean States: Archipelagic Visions of the Third World at Mid-Century. Beyond Windrush:  Rethinking Postwar West Indian Literature. Eds. J. Dillon Brown and Leah Rosenberg. University of Mississippi Press. 222-237

Stephens, M. (2015). New Points of Recognition: Stuart Hall’s Gift to the Study of Blackness. Small Axe 46. 88-99.

Stevens, C. (Forthcoming 2015). “The Aesthetics of Minor Transnationalism in the Theater of Frank Disla.” Chasqui: Revista de literatura latinoamericana.


Bonilla, Y. (2014). Remembering the Songwriter: the Life and Legacies of Michel Rolph Trouillot. Social Dynamics 26 (2): 163-72.

López, K. (2014). In search of legitimacy: Chinese immigrants and Latin American nation building. In Nicola Foote and Michael Goebel (Eds.), Immigration and national identities in Latin America (pp. 182-204). Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida.

Flores, T. (2014). “El arte latinoamericano desde el siglo XXI,” in El verbo es conjugar. Arte latinoamericano. Mexico City: Museo Mural Diego Rivera / INBA, 29-35.

Maldonado-Torres, N. (2014). Race, Religion, and Ethics in the Modern/Colonial World. Journal of Religious Ethics. 42.4 (December): 691-711.

Maldonado-Torres, N. (2014). Religions, Conquest, and Race in the Foundations of the Modern/Colonial World. Journal of the American Academy of Religion. 82(3), 636–665. Online at: http://jaar.oxfordjournals.org/content/82/3/636.full.pdf?keytype=ref&%25E2%2580%25A8ijkey=N1mvejIrmjopqXB

Martínez, E. (2014). “Trauma on its Own Terms”: Book Review of Postcolonial Witnessing: Trauma Out of Bounds, by Stef Craps. E-MISFÉRICA, 11(1). Retrieved from http://hemisphericinstitute.org/hemi/en/emisferica-111-decolonial-gesture/martinez.

Martínez-San Miguel, Y. (2014).  “Archipiélagos coloniales y otros imaginarios caribeños.” 80 grados: Prensa sin Prisa. (Available here)

Martínez-San Miguel, Y. (2014). “Avatares del Caribe: una nueva generación de caribeñistas.” Invited Columnist. 80 grados:Prensa sin prisa. Available here. http://www.80grados.net/avatares-del-caribe-una-nueva-generacion-de-caribenistas/

Martínez-San Miguel, Y. (2014).  Book review: Marisel Moreno.  Family Matters: Puerto Rican Women Authors on the Island and the Mainland. Contemporary Women’s Writing, 8(2), 243-244.

Martínez-San Miguel, Y. (2014). “Creolizaciones caribeñas: la dificultad de los creoles y el Spanglish.” Invited Columnist. 80 grados:Prensa sin prisa. Available here http://www.80grados.net/creolizaciones-caribenas-la-dificultad-de-los-creoles-y-el-spanglish/

Martínez-San Miguel, Y.  (2014) De puentes e islas: la narrativa arhcipielágica de Tiphanie Yanique.  Invited Columnist. 80 grados:Prensa sin prisa. August 29. http://www.80grados.net/de-puentes-e-islas-la-narrativa-archipielagica-de-tiphanie-yanique/

Martínez-San Miguel, Y. (2014). “Trans-Caribe: fluidez genérica en tres novelas del Caribe inglés.” Invited Columnist. 80 grados:Prensa sin prisa. Available here. http://www.80grados.net/trans-caribe-fluidez-generica-en-tres-novelas-del-caribe-ingles/

Martínez-San Miguel, Y. (2014). ‘Un paraíso en cantos’: Barebacking con Manuel Ramos Otero. Invited Columnist. 80 grados: Prensa sin prisa. December 19. http://www.80grados.net/barebacking-con-manuel-ramos-otero/

Stevens, C. (2014). Caribbean Drama: A Stage for Cross-Cultural Poetics. pp. 85-102, in Re-imagining the Caribbean: Teaching Creole, French, and Spanish Caribbean Literature. Eds. Valérie Orlando and Sandra Cypess, Lexington Books.


Alexis, Y. (2013). Review of Millery Polyné. From Douglass to Duvalier: U.S. African Americans, Haiti, and Pan Americanism, 1870-1964, The Americas: A Quarterly Review of Inter-American Cultural History, 69(3).

Bonilla, Y. (2013). Non-Sovereign Futures: French Caribbean Politics in the Wake of Disenchantment. In Linden Lewis (Ed.), Caribbean Sovereignty, Democracy and Development in an Age of Globalization. New York: Routledge.

Bonilla, Y. (2013). Ordinary Sovereignty. Small Axe: A Caribbean Platform for Criticism. Vol. 13 no. 3 issue 42): 152-65.

Edmondson, B. (with Donette Francis), co-editor. (2013). “American Studies: Caribbean Edition,” Special Forum, Journal of Transnational American Studies 5.1 http://www.escholarship.org/uc/acgcc_jtas

Edmondson, B., Francis D. and Neptune H. (2013). Introduction. “American Studies: Caribbean Edition.” Journal of Transnational American Studies 5:1 http://www.escholarship.org/uc/item/1t1593q0.

Flores, T.  (2013). Mexico's Revolutionary Avant-Gardes: From Estridentismo to 30-30! New Haven: Yale University Press.

Larrier, R. (2013). “Subjectivité féminine, déplacement, diaspora et mémoire.” pp. 289-304, in Diasporiques: Mémoire, diasporas et formes du roman francophone contemporain”, edited by F. Paré and T. Collington. Ottawa: Editions David.

Lavell A. and T. López-Marrero. (2013). “Disaster Risk Management in Latin America and the Caribbean: Four Decades of Evolution and Change, 1970 to 2010” pp. 229-247 in A. López-Carresi, M. Fordham, B. Wisner, I. Kelman, and J.C. Gaillard (Eds.), Disaster Management: International Lessons in Risk Reduction, Response and Recovery. London: Earthscan/Routledge.

López, K. (2013). Renace el sueño: Remaking Havana's Barrio Chino. In Erik Camayd-Freixas (Ed.), Orientalism and identity in Latin America: Fashioning self and others from the (post)colonial margin (pp. 160-73). Tucson, AZ: University of Arizona Press.

Martínez, E. (2013). Book Review of Queer Ricans: Cultures and Sexualities in the Diaspora, by Lawrence La Fountain-Strokes. CENTRO Journal, 24(2), 201-204.

Martínez-San Miguel, Y.  (2013). “Los límites de la colonialidad del poder: el caso de Puerto Rico” pp. 213-233 in Culturas literarias del Caribe, edited by Claudia Caisso.  Córdoba, Argentina: Alción-UNR Editora. 

Mayes, April, Martín, Yolanda C., Decena, Carlos U., Jayaram, Kiran, Alexis, Yveline. (2013) "Transnational Hispaniola: Towards New Paradigms in Haitian and Dominican Studies," Radical History Review, (115), 26-32.

Navarro, T., Williams, B. & Ahmad, A. (2013). Sitting at the Kitchen Table: Fieldnotes from Women of Color in Anthropology. Cultural Anthropology 28(3), 443-463.

Stephens, M. (2013). “The Conjunctural Field of New Negro Studies.” 401-414. In Minkah Makalani and Davarian Baldwin eds. Escape from New York! The New Negro Renaissance Beyond Harlem. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press.

Stephens, M. (2013). Gestures Beyond Local Color: A Caribbean Calligraphy: Vladimir Cybil Charlier. ARC: Art. Recognition. Culture.

Stephens, M. (2013). What is an Island? Caribbean Studies and the Contemporary Visual Artist. Small Axe 42. 8-26.

Stephens, M. and B. Roberts. (2013). Archipelagic American Studies and the Caribbean. E-publication: Journal of Transnational American Studies. Special Forum: American Studies: Caribbean Edition 5 (1).

Stevens, C. (2013). Escrito por mujeres (1951-2010). Vol. II. Lawrence: LATR Books. (Co-edited with May Summer Farnsworth and Brenda Werth).

Stevens, C. (2013). “Get up, Stand up, Stand up for your Rights”: Transnational Belonging and Rights of Citizenship in Dominican Theater. pp. 179-93, in Imagining Human Rights in Twenty-First Century Theater: Global Perspectives.  Eds. Florian Becker, Paola Hernandez, and Brenda Werth (Palgrave Press, 2013).


Alexis, Y. (2012). "Pran Kouraj: The Courage to Face Haiti's Restavek Dilemma" in M.J. Fievre (Ed.), SonSpoke the Earth/ Tè-a Pale. CITY: Lominy Books.

Bonilla, Y. (2012). "Gwadloup sé tan nou!" (Guadalupe es nuestra): El impacto de la huelga general en el imaginario político de las Antillas Francesas. Caribbean Studies, 40(1), 81-98.

Bonilla, Y. (2012). Le syndicalisme comme marronage: épistémologies du travail et de l'histoire en Guadeloupe. In Jean-Claue William, Fred Reno and Fabienne Alvarez (Eds)Mobilisations sociales aux Antilles: Les événements de 2009 dans tous leurs sens,. Paris: Karthala 77-94.

Decena, C.U. (2012). Code-Swishing. Journal of Language and Sexuality, 1(1), 59-78.

Dinzey-Flores, Z. (2012). Where Rights Begin and End: Community and Democracy behind Puerto Rico's Gated Communities. Singapore Journal of Tropical Geography, 33(2), 198-211.

Dinzey-Flores, Z. (2012). Islands of Prestige, Gated Ghettos, and Urban-less Lifestyles in Puerto Rico. Latin American Perspectives.

Flores, T. (2012). Whose Side Are We On? Artistic Rivalries in Mexican Avant-Garde Art. Journal of the History of Modern Art 32, 137-174.

Flores, T. (2012). Melissa A. Calderon: Performance and Memory. ARC, 5, 56-61.

Flores, T. (2012). Murales Estridentes: Tensions and Affinities between Estridentismo and Early Muralism. In Alejandro Anreus, Robin A. Greeley, and Leonard Folgarait (Eds.), Mexican Muralism: A Critical History. Los Angeles: University of California Press.

López-Marrero, T. & T. Heartsill-Scalley. (2012). "Get Up, Stand Up": Environmental Situation, Threats, and Opportunities in the Insular Caribbean. Caribbean Studies, 40(2), 3-14.

López-Marrero, T., Yamane, K., Heartsill-Scalley, T. & Villanueva-Colón, N. (2012). The Various Shapes of the Insular Caribbean: Population and Environment. Caribbean Studies, 40(2), 17-37.

López-Marrero, T. & B. Wisner. (2012). Not in the Same Boat: Disasters and Differential Vulnerability in the Insular Caribbean. Caribbean Studies, 40(2), 129-168.

Maldonado-Torres, N. (Spring 2012). Decoloniality at Large: Towards a Trans-Americas and Global Transmodern Paradigm (Introduction to Second Special Issue of ‘Thinking through the Decolonial Turn’). Transmodernity: Journal of Peripheral Cultural Production of the Luso-Hispanic World. 1(3), 1-10.  For access go to: http://escholarship.org/uc/ssha_transmodernity

Maldonado-Torres, N. (Spring 2012). Guest editor. Special Issue: Thinking through the Decolonial Turn: Post-continental Interventions in Theory, Philosophy, and Critique. Transmodernity: Journal of Peripheral Cultural Production of the Luso-Hispanic World. 1(3).  For access go to: http://escholarship.org/uc/ssha_transmodernity

Maldonado-Torres, N (2012). Levinas’s Hegemonic Identity Politics, Radical Philosophy, and the Unfinished Project of Decolonization” in Levinas Studies: An Annual Review, volume 7.  Duquesne University Press. 63-94.

Maldonado-Torres, N. (2012). Thinking at the Limits of Philosophy and Doing Philosophy Elsewhere: From Philosophy to Decolonial Thinking, pp. 251-270, in Reframing the Practice of Philosophy: Bodies of Color, Bodies of Knowledge. Edited by George Yancy.  Albany: SUNY Press.

Maldonado-Torres, N (2012). The Crisis of the University in the Context of Neoapartheid: A View from Ethnic Studies.  Human Architecture (10)1, 91-100.

Stevens, Camilla (2012). "Dolores Prida" in Escrito por mujeres. Vol 2. Co-edited critical anthology of Latin American Women Playwrights. CITY: Latin American Theater Today Books.

Stevens, Camilla (2012). "Get up, Stand up, Stand up for your Rights": Transnational Belonging and Rights of Citizenship in Dominican Theater" in Florian Becker, Paola Hernandez, and Brenda Werth (Eds.), Imagining Human Rights in Twenty-First Century Theater: Global Perspectives. New York: Palgrave Press.

Stephens, M. (2012). ’All Look Alike in Habana’: Archaeologies of Blackness Across Eric Walrond’s Archipelago. Eric Walrond: The Critical Heritage. Eds. Louis J. Parascandola and Carl A. Wade. University of the West Indies Press. 57-71.


Bonilla, Y. (2011). The past is made by walking: labor activism and historical production in postcolonial Guadeloupe. Cultural Anthropology, 26(3), 313–339.

Dinzey-Flores, Z. (2011). Criminalizing Communities of Poor, Dark Women in the Caribbean: The Fight against Crime through Puerto Rico's Public Housing. Crime Prevention and Community Safety, 13(1), 53-73.

Flores, T. (2011). “In Defense of Palm Trees” in Wrestling with the Image: Caribbean Interventions.

Flores, T, ed. (2011). Disillusions: Gendered Visions of the Caribbean and its Diasporas.  New Brunswick: Rutgers University / Institute for Women and Art, 2011 (online: https://www.academia.edu/8354805/Disillusions_Gendered_Visions_of_the_Caribbean_and_its_Diasporas). 

Flores, T and Cozier, C., eds. (2011). Wrestling with the Image: Caribbean Interventions. Washington, D.C.: Art Museum of the Americas.  (online: https://www.academia.edu/8354782/Wrestling_with_the_Image_Caribbean_Interventions)

Hernandez & B. Werth (Eds.) (2011), Imagining Human Rights in Twenty-First Century Theater: Global Perspectives. Palgrave Press.

Larrier, R. (2011). Le cours/la cour: School, gender, and models of masculinity in Martinican fiction. In  E. B. Vandervoort (Ed.), Masculinities in Twentieth- and Twenty-First Century French and Francophone Literature (pp. 109-123). New Castle upon Tyne, U.K.: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Larrier, R. (2011). “Histoire engagée, histoire occultée: Fabienne Kanor’s Humus.” Women’s Self-Narrative Across the Francophone World [Special issue]. Women in French Studies: 103-111.

López Marrero, T. & Tschakert, P. (2011). From theory to practice: Enhancing resilience to floods in exposed communities. Environment and Urbanization, 23, 1-21.

Maldonado-Torres, N. (2011).  Thinking through the Decolonial Turn: Post-continental Interventions in Theory, Philosophy, and Critique.  Transmodernity: Journal of Peripheral Cultural Production of the Luso-Hispanic World. 1(2), 1-15.  For access go to: http://escholarship.org/uc/ssha_transmodernity

Maldonado-Torres, N. (2011). De la independencia política a la independencia cultural pp. 123-43, in América Latina: los próximos 200 años.  Edited by Mario Campaña, Barcelona, Spain: CECAL.

Maldonado-Torres, N. (2011). Epistemology, Ethics, and the Time/Space of Decolonization: Perspectives from the Caribbean and the Latina/o Americas. pp. 193-206, in Decolonizing Epistemologies: Latina/o Theology and Philosophy.  Edited by Ada María Isasi-Díaz and Eduardo Mendieta. New York: Fordham University Press.

Maldonado-Torres, N. (Fall 2011). Guest editor. Special Issue: Thinking through the Decolonial Turn: Post-continental Interventions in Theory, Philosophy, and Critique. Transmodernity: Journal of Peripheral Cultural Production of the Luso-Hispanic World. 2(1).  For access go to: http://escholarship.org/uc/ssha_transmodernity

Maldonado-Torres, N. (2011). The Latina/o Academy of Arts and Sciences: Decolonizing Knowledge and Society in the Context of Neo-Apartheid. Harvard Latino Law Review. 14, 283-94.
Maldonado-Torres N. and Lewis. R. Gordon. (2011).  Annotated bibliography. Caribbean Philosophical Association.  Oxford Bibliographies Online. Oxford University Press.

Martínez-San Miguel, Y. (2011). Female sexiles?: Towards an archeology of displacement of sexual minorities in the Caribbean. Signs, 36(4), 813-836.

Martínez-San Miguel, Y. (2011). Sexilios: hacia una nueva poética de la erótica caribeña. América Latina Hoy [Salamanca, España], 58, 15-30.

Martínez-San Miguel, Y. (2011). Taíno warriors?: Strategies for recovering indigenous voices in colonial and contemporary Hispanic Caribbean discourses. Centro Journal, 23 (1), 196-215.

Martínez-San Miguel, Y and Electa Arenal. (2011).Conquistas y seducciones en la Nueva España: una lectura queer de la Malinche y Sor Juana in Stephanie Kirk (Ed.) Estudios coloniales latinoamericanos en el siglo XXI: Nuevos itinerarios. Pittsburgh: ILLI. Decena, C.U. (2011). Gentrification lite: Watching Brick City. Transforming Anthropology, 19(2), 105-107.

Navarro, T. (2011). Global circulations: A view from the Caribbean. Anthropology News 52(3).

Nerlekar, A. (2011) Living Beadless in a Foreign Land: David Dabydeen's Poetry of Disappearance In  L. Macedo (Ed.), Talking Words: New Essays on the Work of David Dabydeen (pp. 15-29). Mona, Jamaica: University of West Indies Press.

Shedlin, M.G., Decena, C.U., Mangadu, T. & Martínez, A. (2011). Research participant recruitment in Hispanic communities: Lessons learned. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, 13(2), 352-360.

Stephens, M. (2011). The fantasy in bits and pieces: The illusory body of the Caribbean/ female artist. In Flores, T. (Ed.), Disillusions: Gendered visions of the Caribbean and its diasporas (pp. 26-42). New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University, Institute for Women and Art, 2011. Online.



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