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I’m a bad gyal-scholar whose feminist intersection is decidedly decolonial. I’m Isis Semaj-Hall, a dub doctor with a PhD in Caribbean literature. I offer you…
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Launched in 2020, you can now listen to the riddim on the For Posterity podcast. Some of my past guests and topics have included: Haitian writer-activist Edwidge Danticat discussing memory and migration; Jah9 with a discussion of Black love and how to love “Highly;” Lila Ike, Sevana, Naomi Cowan, Jaz Elise speaking about the myth of gender equity in Jamaican music; and Nicole Dennis-Benn contemplating identity for the migrant Caribbean subject. Click to listen, think, share.
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