publications

Books


2011 Editor & author of 4 scholarly introductions in 3 Jamaican plays: A postcolonial anthology 1977-1987. Kingston, Jamaica: Paul Issa Publications.

2005 Editor and co-author, Lionheart Gal: Life-Stories of Jamaican Women* (with the Sistren Theatre Collective), Mona, Jamaica: University of the West Indies Press (including a new afterword); originally published 186/87 London, England: Women's Press, and Sister Vision Press, Toronto.

1997 my mother’s last dance (Collected poems), Toronto: SisterVision Press.

1989 RingDing in a Tight Corner: A Case Study of Funding and Organizational Democracy in Sistren, 1977-1988. Toronto: The Women's Program, the International Councilfor Adult Education.
Entreaprietos y alborotos: Estudio de Caso sobre Financiamiento Democracia Organizativa en Sistren Theatre Collective 1977-1988. Toronto: The Women's Program, the International Council for Adult Education. (Spanish edition of RingDing in a Tight Corner).

Journal Articles (refereed)


2011 "Local and Transnational dialogues on Memory and Violence In Jamaica and Toronto: Staging Letters from the Dead among the Living", in Canadian Theatre Review, 148. Toronto, University of Toronto Press.

2007 "Cannibals, colonial scholars and performance as postcolonial Caribbean knowledge production," in Caribbean Quarterly, Mar-June,Vol. 53, Iss. 1/2; 8-26.

2004 "Unruly Virtues of the Spectacular: Performing Engendered Nationalisms in the UNIA in Jamaica" in Interventions:International Journal of Post-colonial Studies, Vol. 6, Number 1, 18-44.

1994/95 "Making White Ladies: Race, Gender and the Production of Identities in Late Colonial Jamaica," in Resources for Feminist Research 23, No. 4, 55-67.

1998 "Insurgent Heroines and Ancestral Presences: A Review of Contemporary Plays by Women of Colour: An Anthology", ed. Kathy Perkins and Roberta Uno, in Canadian Theatre Review 94, 75-77.

Book manuscripts


Performing nation: the pedagogy and politics of postcolonial Jamaican performance Memory, urban violence and performance in Caribbean communities and their diasporas (working title)

Other Publications


2015 "Moving The Stones", in Stabroek News, In The Diaspora.

2014 "Soaring at the Crossroads: Mobility,Stillness and Space in the work of Sigi Torinus." Commissioned essay for Catalogue for Sigi Torinus: Into the Light, ArtGallery of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario.

2014 "Bleaching walls: censoring memory and thework of street artists" for Anything with Nothing:Street art in Jamaica, Commissioned Essay for Catalogue for the Exhibition, Kingston: National Gallery of Jamaica.8-18.

2013 "Censoring the popular art movement: The police and the street murals in Jamaica", in Stabroek News, In The Diaspora.

 
 
 
 

Book Chapters


2014 "Vigils,murals and the politics of popular commemoration in Jamaica." At the Limits of Justice: Women of Colour respond to Terror. Ed. Suvendrini Perera, and Sherene Razack. Toronto, University of Toronto Press.

2012 "White women and anti-colonial drama:Cicely Howland in Jamaica." Mixed Company: Three Early Jamaican Plays.Ed. Brewster, Yvonne. London: Oberon. 211-221.

2011 "The School of Drama" in The Jamaican Theatre: Highlights of the Performing Arts in the Twentieth Century." Mona, Jamaica: Univeristy of the West Indies Press. 119-128.

2011 "Whose Community?Whose Art? The Politics of Reformulating Community Art in Canada" In Salverson, J (ed.) Critical Perspectives on Canadian Theatre in English: community engaged performance. Toronto, Playwrights Canada Press (revised version of a 2001 article).

2001 "Grandma’s Estate", In Gendered Realities: Anthology of Essays in Caribbean Feminist Thought, ed.PatriciaMohammed. Mona, Jamaica:University of the West Indies Press: 439-459. (Previously published in Lionheart Gal).

2001 "Bellywoman Bangarang." and “Introduction” (with Rhonda Cobham) In Contemporary Drama ofthe Caribbean, ed. Erika J. Waters and David Edgecombe. St. Croix: The CaribbeanWriter: 82-131.

1997 "Ring Dingin a Tight Corner: Sistren,Collective Democracy and the Organization of Cultural Production", Abridged version of monograph in Feminist Genealogies, Colonial Legacies, Democratic Futures. ed. Jaqui Alexander and Chandra Mohanty. New York:Routledge: 213-258.

1995 "Come toJamaica and Feel Alright: Tourism, Colonial Discourse and Cultural Resistance," in The Re-ordering of Culture: Latin America, the Caribbean and Canada in the Hood. ed. Alvina Ruprecht, Ottawa: Carlton University Press. 379-95.

1995 "An Experiment in Popular Theatre and Women's History: Ida Revolt inna Jonkonnu Stylee," in Subversive Women; Historical Experiences of Gender and Resistance. ed. Saskia Wieringa. London and New Delhi: Zed Books Ltd. 145-164.

1993 "Ring Dingin a Tight Corner. Eine Fallstudieuber externe Finanzierung und innerorganisatorische Demokratie bei SISTREN1997-1988." *Abridged version in Frauenarbeit Frauenpolitik in Afrika, Asien, Lateinamerika and Osteuropa: Internationale Diskussionen. ed. Brigitte Hasenjurgen and Sabrine Preuss, Verlag Westfalisches Dampfboot Munster.Germany,151-187.