Caribbean Quarterly

CQ 57, nos. 3-4 (December 2011)

Date Published: 
December, 2011

The Sage Has Come of Age (Guest editors: Marva A. Phillips and Judith Soares)
Foreword – Ana Theresa Romero
Preface – Paying Tribute to Rex – Hazel Simmons-McDonald
Introduction – Honouring Our Good Man – Marva A. Phillips and Judith Soares (eds.)


  • The Trade Union Education Institute and Rex Nettleford’s Philosophical Orientation – George Eaton
  • Rex Nettleford: The Canepiece, Labour, Education and the Caribbean Intellectual – Tony Bogues 
  • “Mirror mirror on the wall / Who is the fairest of them all?” Rex Nettleford and the Knotty Issue of Identity – Rupert Lewis
  • Nettleford and Rastafari’s Inner Landscape – Jahlani Niaah
  • Tribute to a Sage: The Life and Work of Professor the Hon. Ralston Milton ‘Rex’ Nettleford 1933-2010 – Marva A. Phillips
  • “Guerillas in the Trenches”: Nettleford on Extra-mural Studies at the UWI – Judith Soares
  • Forever Indebted to Rex:  Women Crafting a New Story of Human Experience – Cecelia Batson-Rollock, Judith Soares, and Marva A. Phillips
  • The Sage Shapes the Nexus:  Convergence and Collaboration – Judith Wedderburn
  • Rex Nettleford: Gatekeeper of Anthropological Research in Jamaica – A. Lynn Bolles
  • You’re Educable”: Personal Reflections on Rex – Barbara Gloudon


  • “Nettleford Nonpareil” – Howard A. Fergus


  • Donna P. Hope, Man Vibes: Masculinities in the Jamaican Dancehall – Christopher A. D. Charles
  • Sonjah Stanley Niaah, Dancehall: From Slave Ship to Ghetto – Deborah A. Thomas
  • Miriam Sluis, Een koloniale speeltuin (A Colonial Playground) – Jeroen Jansen
  • Omise’eke Natasha Tinsley, Thiefing Sugar: Eroticism between Women in Caribbean Literature – Faith Smith