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Meridians (2021) 20 (1): 174–182.
Published: 01 April 2021
...Destiny Wiley-Yancy Abstract The Afro-Asian People’s Solidarity Organization’s (AAPSO) Presidium Committee on Women met to prepare for the United Nations Conference on Women in Nairobi, Kenya. The committee aimed to tackle the impact of colonialism and imperialism and the ways...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 261–277.
Published: 01 October 2019
... for women fighting imperialism within aggressor nations. This transnational feminism supported an explicitly pro-socialist vision for the future. Copyright © 2019 Smith College 2019 anticolonialism decolonization transnational feminism Afro-Asian solidarity peasant women Colonialism...
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Meridians (2022) 21 (1): 265–292.
Published: 01 April 2022
... placed upon Black women’s natural hair. Like you, many of my family and friends still gloss over race and focus more on national identity. Like Puerto Ricans, we are Jamaicans, but we are also Black, white, South Asian, and so much more, the latter of which we are often afraid to name. Afro-Caribbean...
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Meridians (2023) 22 (2): 240–266.
Published: 01 October 2023
... territories still under colonial rule, according to the United Nations. 5 On the other hand, postcolonial feminism that has emerged from South Asian and African anticolonial thought argues that the prefix post does not imply the end of colonialism. Rather, it is concerned with the lingering forms...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 394–413.
Published: 01 October 2019
...,” the delegation reported that the participants consisted of “eighteen Afro-American, Puerto Rican, Chicana, Peruvian, Asian, Arab, and white women” hailing from New York; Boston; Washington, DC; and the Bay Area (Carastathis 2013 : 949). Perhaps one of the most exhilarating moments of this delegation’s trip...
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Meridians (2023) 22 (2): 231–239.
Published: 01 October 2023
... Madeleine Comhaire-Sylvain’s complex positionality as an elite, Afro-descendant feminist critic of the U.S. occupation in Haiti who spends years working and living among the white Belgian colonizers of the Congo because of her marriage to white Belgian anthropologist Jean Comhaire. Sanders Johnson’s...
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Meridians (2023) 22 (1): 115–145.
Published: 01 April 2023
... attacks in a “reunited” Germany. Part I explores how these poetics and politics have influenced ongoing efforts to engage with the memory of German colonialism, xenophobia, and memorialization in public spaces. Part II moves the reader into close studies of two contemporary performance works by Afro...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (2): 219–229.
Published: 01 March 2018
... women's health, such as but not limited to the lived health and wellness experiences of Black girls younger than 18; trans Black girls and women; Afro-Latinx, Afro-Asian, Black girls and women with disabilities; and homeless and housing-insecure Black girls and women. This gap in representation reminds us...
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Meridians (2004) 5 (1): v–x.
Published: 01 September 2004
... in this departure by the fine works gathered in this volume which speak of migration, definitions of home, representation, hope, activism, and art. In her article "She Was Returned Home: The Narrative of an Afro-Guyanese Activist," Kimberly Nettles "explores the significance ofrace, place, and imaginings of'home...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (2): 396–413.
Published: 01 October 2021
... paperwork and surveil Muslims. Othering Muslims takes place in a variety of ways on a micro level. Think of the racialization of noise associated with Muslim street vendors, or of sight, continuously drawn to hijabs and collective prayers outside mosques, or of contaminating touch, when Central Asian...
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Meridians (2004) 5 (1): 40–65.
Published: 01 September 2004
... it and are nurtured by it. Indeed, the transnational dislocation of people constitutes a central organizing experience among those within the African and South Asian diasporas (Lamming [1960) 1992; Said [1990) 1992). The forced and semivoluntary relocation of black and Asian people to service the global economy...
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Meridians (2023) 22 (2): 323–347.
Published: 01 October 2023
... Cited Adibe Jideofor . 2017 . “ Impact of Xenophobic Attacks against Africans in India on Afro-India Relations .” Journal of African Foreign Affairs 4 , nos. 1–2: 85 – 97 . Agnew John . 2009 . Globalization and Sovereignty . Lanham, MD : Rowman and Littlefield . Ahmed...
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Meridians (2005) 6 (1): 113–132.
Published: 01 September 2005
... and Afro-Caribbean scholars whose academic benefits and gains are directly tied to the marginalization of African Americans. As scholars of women's studies, our solidarity and coalition with African American feminists must be forged with such kinds of racial history in mind. Teaching offers a wide space...
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Meridians (2010) 10 (2): 124–140.
Published: 01 March 2010
... kids left on the block. The integrationist world of my parents was crumbling, the zeitgeist shifting. "Negroes" were no more. A righteous and energizing whirlwind of Motown, afros, and Dayton's own "mini-riots" took hold of the imagination of the neighborhood youth, as Black became JUDITH EZEKIEL I...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (1): 184–213.
Published: 01 September 2018
... in politics from a conservative academic institution in Ireland, who is a South Asian and multilingual Trans woman of color with experience in the international sphere, and who is a parent and a migrant, categorically refutes the existing gatekeeping in IR that dehumanizes non-cisheteronormative and Global...
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Meridians (2008) 8 (2): 126–165.
Published: 01 March 2008
... in the summertime. So I had my Aunt Gert take them for three weeks This was during the '6os. And I was already heavily into an Afro and not putting a curling iron [in my hair]. My kids had never even seen one. So I was at work and they were staying with their Aunt Gert, and I get this frantic phone call from my...
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Meridians (2002) 3 (1): 161–190.
Published: 01 September 2002
... are understood as markers of"Asian-ness. "3 This distinction between socialized race and visualized race is akin to the difference between "gender" and "sex": the former was first critiqued as a performative and constructed category, whereas the latter continued to represent a seemingly less-disputable...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 149–201.
Published: 01 April 2020
... Latin America . Durham, NC : Duke University Press . de Céspedes Benjamín . 1888 . Prostitución en la ciudad de La Habana . Havana : Establecimiento Tipográfico O’Reilly . Chon Margaret . 1995 . “ On the Need for Asian American Narratives in Law: Ethnic Specimens, Native...
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Meridians (2000) 1 (1): 1–28.
Published: 01 September 2000
... descent, we haven't dealt with our grief or resentments. Meanwhile, some Afro-Caribbeans and African American people of the diaspora, feel, "Yeah,you people there-you know, the land belonged to all our ancestors, your ancestors stayed there, and now you think because you have stayed there that Africa...