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Meridians (2016) 14 (2): 1–24.
Published: 01 September 2016
... in our two-part special issue on African Descendant Feminisms in Latin America, now focused on South and Central America (Part I focused on Brazil), I analyze the significance of Black feminisms for the culture and politics of Afro-Latin American social movements in the most recent past and present...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 513–521.
Published: 01 December 2020
... to fight for their own survival and the survival of their communities. Afro-Latin American feminism black women’s movements Afro-descendant women’s mobilization Afro-Brazilian feminist theory activist photography Copyright © 2016 Smith College 2016 ...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (2): 118–129.
Published: 01 September 2016
... in the Americas. In her 1988 article, Black Brazilian feminist Leila Gonzalez calls for an Afro-Latin American feminism. She argues that feminist meetings organized around this call should be inclusive spaces, open to the participation of women of different ethnicities and cultural backgrounds. Afro-Brazilian...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (1): 1–29.
Published: 01 June 2016
... not include Black women's struggles against patriarchal social relations have been manifested in many spaces of women's political mobilization, shared by many poor and Black women (myselfincluded). Lelia Gonzalez's (1988b) pioneering essay, "Toward an Afro-Latin American Feminism," presents her vision...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (2): 25–45.
Published: 01 September 2016
.... "It ain't where you're from, it's where you're at: the dialectics of diasporic identification". ThirdText.(13): 3-16. Gonzalez, Lelia. 1988. "For an Afro-Latin American Feminism." In Con.fronting the Crisisin LatinAmerica:WomenOrganizinfgor ChangeI.sis International & Development Alternatives With Women...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (1): v–xi.
Published: 01 June 2016
... their relative invisibility in the U.S., Afro-descendant feminisms have advanced radical re-imaginings of not only "mainstream" or hegemonic Latin American feminisms, but also of race, gender, sexuality, democracy, health, development, cultural production, generation, citizenship, and other issues and ideas...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (2): v–ix.
Published: 01 September 2016
.../Afro-descendant Feminisms," which Caldwell and Alvarez co-organized for the XXXIInternational Congress of the Latin American Studies Association in 2013. VIII MERIDIANS 14:2 Finally, we wish to extend our gratitude to Alissa Maraj Grahame and Martha Balaguera for their assistance in the preparation...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (2): 46–55.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Ochy Curiel; Manuela Borzone; Alexander Ponomareff Abstract This article rethinks the challenges of radical politics within a global neoliberal context by rekindling conversations about the history of Afro-Latin American women's movements. The article explores the current economic crisis and its...
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Meridians (2000) 1 (1): 29–67.
Published: 01 September 2000
... - such as the Latin American and Caribbean Network Against ViolenceAgainst Women and the Afro-Latin American and Afro-Caribbean Women's Network. The 1990s witnessed the ascendance of a new form of international activism among growing numbers of feminists in the region -one targeting intergovernmental organizations...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (2): 56–70.
Published: 01 September 2016
...-as well as Colectivo Ile,even though it appeared later on-were kept on the periphery of the activities offeminist organizations. As feminists, many ofus participated in the creation of the ReddeMujeresAftocaribeiiyasAftolatinoamericanas(Network of Afro-Caribbean and Afro-Latin American Women)-which now...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (1): 70–75.
Published: 01 June 2016
... (Colored Women's July), the month-long series of events and celebrations they had inaugurated earlier in the 2000s, into a nationwide phenomenon that reached miniscule towns and large metropoles alike, marking the commemoration the International Day of Afro-Latin American and Caribbean Women (July25...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 249–252.
Published: 01 October 2019
...Ginetta E. B. Candelario Copyright © 2019 Smith College 2019 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. In the mid-1990s a small group of feminist faculty from women’s studies, Latin American studies, and Afro...
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Meridians (2022) 21 (1): 123–154.
Published: 01 April 2022
... . Antiracism in Cuba: The Unfinished Revolution . Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press . Bryce-Laporte Roy S. 1981 . “ Obituary to a Female Immigrant and Scholar: Lourdes Casal (1938–1981) .” In Female Immigrants to the United States: Caribbean, Latin American, and African...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 508–512.
Published: 01 December 2020
... that reached miniscule towns and large metropoles alike, marking the commemoration the International Day of Afro-Latin American and Caribbean Women (July 25). Younger activists in the mostly European-descendant Southern state of Santa Catarina organized an “Afro-Divas” fashion and music event in Florianópolis...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (1): 50–69.
Published: 01 June 2016
... is one of the most renowned activist-scholars of the Brazilian Black Movement, also long active in the Afro-Brazilian feminist movement. ABOUT THE INTERVIEWER SoniaE.Alvarezteaches Latin American politics, race and gender politics, and social movements at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, where...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (2): 71–87.
Published: 01 September 2016
... America are more marginalized than their English-speaking counterparts. AfroLatin American women's intellectual contributions are all but invisible to those who are not familiar with Black feminism in Latin America. The reasons for this are myriad. Most Black women in the region are poor and working class...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 239–249.
Published: 01 October 2020
... history of Dominican, Caribbean, and Latin American women’s movements and feminisms. Latin American and Caribbean schoolteachers called themselves feministas at the turn of the nineteenth century, decades before women in the United States would do so, 4 and they participated actively in national...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (1): 121–147.
Published: 01 June 2016
.... As the first plan to combat the feminization ofHIV/AIDS developed by a Latin American country, this initiative represented an important move by the Brazilian federal government to recognize and address the impact of HIV/AIDSon women in Brazil. However, at the same time, it can also be viewed as a decidedly...
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Meridians (2022) 21 (1): 158–184.
Published: 01 April 2022
...-identidad-7880.html . Laó-Montes Agustín . 2016 . “ Afro-Latin American Feminists at the Cutting Edge of Emerging Political Epistemic Movements .” Special issue, Meridians 14 , no. 2 : 1 – 24 . Liberato Ana S. Q. 2013 . Joaquín Balaguer, Memory, and Diaspora: The Lasting...
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Meridians (2023) 22 (1): 5–10.
Published: 01 April 2023
... Indigenous dispossession and anti-Blackness (King 2019 ). From our location in North American institutions of higher education, we are keenly aware of the ways in which white European scholarly and activist practices both take up and interact with Black feminist thought, Indigenous feminisms, Women-of-Color...