Volume 39, Number 1, Winter 2016

Table of Contents

Poetry

American Bittern

p. 44
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Song of the Andoumboulou: 154

pp. 19-23
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Let’s Get Lost, and: The Wedding, and: The Dark No Softer Than It Was Before, and: Rockabye

pp. 31-34
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Blue Moon: (Helena-West Helena, Arkansas)

p. 96
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Fiction

In Dirt or Saltwater

pp. 24-30
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Lesser Crimes

pp. 35-43
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April 2007: Essaouira, Marrakech, Casablanca

pp. 12-18
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Visual Art

Dawit Abebe: Ethiopian Visual Artist

pp. 45-54
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Interview

A Life of Solidarity: An Interview with Kifle Selassie Beseat

pp. 55-75
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Nonfiction

Joseph T. Skerrett, Jr. (known to his family as “J.T.”)

pp. 1-3
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Remembering Joseph T. Skerrett, Jr.

p. 4
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A Tribute to Professor Joseph T. Skerrett, Jr.: Professor Emeritus of English, University of Massachusetts Amherst

pp. 8-9
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The Legacy of Joe Skerrett

pp. 6-7
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Mentor Extraordinaire

p. 5
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Dedication to the Memory of Joseph T. Skerrett, Jr.

pp. iii-iv
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For My Dear Professor Skerrett

pp. 10-11
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Articles

Nature’s a Good Place to Begin a Story about Maren Hassinger

pp. 76-79
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Under the Aegis of Empire: Cape Town, Victorianism, and Early-Twentieth-Century Black Thought

pp. 115-132
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Conflicts of Interest: The 1919 Pan-African Congress and the Wilsonian Moment

pp. 133-150
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Race as a Separate Sphere in British Government: From the Colonial Office to Municipal Anti-racism

pp. 185-202
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Imperial Suspect: Policing Colonies within “Post”-Imperial England

pp. 203-215
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Ambiguity and Imprint: British Racial Logics, Colonial Commissions of Enquiry, and the Creolization of Britain in the 1930s and 1940s

pp. 166-184
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Crossing Borders: Bernardine Evaristo’s The Emperor’s Babe

pp. 103-114
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Rethinking Delany’s Blake

pp. 80-95
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African and African American Histories in Europe: Joining the Conversation

pp. 98-102
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Anti-Fascism and the Development of Global Race Women, 1928–1945

pp. 151-165
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Book Reviews

Freedom Time: Negritude, Decolonization, and the Future of the World by Gary Wilder (review)

pp. 229-232
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Voices from Kibuli Country by Dannabang Kuwabong (review)

pp. 218-220
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We Are Taking Only What We Need by Stephanie Powell Watts (review)

pp. 223-225
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Close Kin and Distant Relatives: The Paradox of Respectability in Black Women’s Literature by Susana M. Morris, (review)

pp. 226-227
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See Now Then: A Novel by Jamaica Kincaid (review)

pp. 216-218
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How to Be Drawn by Terrance Hayes (review)

pp. 221-223
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Market Aesthetics: The Purchase of the Past in Caribbean Diasporic Fiction by Elena Machado Sáez (review)

pp. 227-229
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Contributors

Contributors

pp. 233-237
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