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Meridians (2022) 21 (1): 123–154.
Published: 01 April 2022
... Reason: Introducing Afro-Caribbean Philosophy . New York : Routledge . Herrera Maria Cristina . 2005 . “ Lourdes Casal .” In The Oxford Encyclopedia of Latinos and Latinas in the United States , edited by Oboler Suzanne and González Deena J. , 274 – 75 . New York : Oxford...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (2): 1–24.
Published: 01 September 2016
... for a new emergence of Afro-Cuban feminisms. Women's leadership in the Cuban chapter of the Articulaci6n Afrodescendiente en America Latina y el Caribe (ARAAC) arose in counterpoint with primarily male critics of that organization. The publication and enthusiastic reception of the collection Aftocubanasin...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (2): 25–45.
Published: 01 September 2016
... negra" and excerpts of the poem and others from collection of the same name.7 Cimarrones, an Afro-Latina/o student organization at Howard University whose goals are to "create awareness of African people/cultures that exist in the Caribbean, Central America, and South America" posted an excerpt...
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Meridians (2006) 7 (1): 162–182.
Published: 01 September 2006
..., I occupy a unique position as a dark-skinned Latina or Afro-Puerto Rican. While negotiating my cultural and national background as an Afro-Puerto Rican woman in the United States, my Blackness allows me to negotiate a different type of racialization. At times, I am not recognized as a Latina...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (2): 56–70.
Published: 01 September 2016
... Girls Ride Tricycles Too: Thoughts from the Identities of an Afrodescendant and Feminist Woman, Women Warriors of the Afro-Latina Diaspora," Moreno Vargas, Marta, Alba Marinieves and YvetteModestin, Arte Publico Press, Houston, TX. RMAAD.2011. Informe sabre los derechos humanos de las mujeres...
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Meridians (2006) 7 (1): 19–37.
Published: 01 September 2006
... are for "Latinas between the ages of 20-30." That could be any of us sitting here. It was really difficult to go in there with Afro-Latinas, then like north-of-Spain Latinas-red-haired and pink skin-and we all had to fit the same definition. Take away the body image, because that's another issue. And not everyone...
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Meridians (2022) 21 (1): 1–10.
Published: 01 April 2022
... Black feminism is also taken up by Laura Lomas in her Essay “Afro-Latina Disidentification and Bridging: Lourdes Casal’s Critical Race Theory.” Lomas’s title also references the recent targeting of critical race theory by right-wing ideologues in the United States who have launched a disinformation...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 249–252.
Published: 01 October 2019
... by and productive of both geopolitics and domestic power structures. Nonetheless, Latino studies also largely shared with Afro-American studies a U.S. mainland analytical focus on civil rights matters. Similarly, Latina feminists joined Black feminists in insisting on intersectional analyses...
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Meridians (2004) 5 (1): 264–266.
Published: 01 September 2004
... American literature, culture, and history. Dorothy E. Mosby's Place,Languagea, nd Identityis an important book that addresses the works of Afro-Hispanic, Latina, and other writers. The conceptual framework is broadly situated within gender, race, and postcolonial studies; however, its most direct...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 239–249.
Published: 01 October 2020
..., speaking, and behaving are patently wrong and, moreover, legally punishable. Likewise, among the victories of multiple antiracist/antinativist movements was making denigrating discourse verboten, at least in the public sphere and educational settings. And in fact, my first child, a millennial Latina who...
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Meridians (2007) 7 (2): 163–164.
Published: 01 March 2007
... Copyright © 2007 by Smith College 2007 ABOUT THE CONTRIBUTORS M. CRISTINA ALCALDEis Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Southwestern University. Her areas ofresearch include Peru and Latinas in the U.S. as well as gender violence, race, and class. BEAUTYBRAGGis an assistant professor who...
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Meridians (2006) 7 (1): v–viii.
Published: 01 September 2006
... the [Meridians:feminismr,ace,transnationalism2006, vol. 7, no. r, pp. v-vii] ©2006 by Smith College. All rights reserved. V representational roles of the "generic Latina" on the public stage as maids, nannies, and prostitutes. To rectify the trend, Saracho and Paz founded Teatro Luna:the first and only all-Latina theater...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (1): v–xi.
Published: 01 June 2016
... the role of Afro-Latin communities in their home countries, as well as among Latinas/as in the U.S. 2. For English-language analyses of Afro-Brazilian feminisms, see Caldwell 2001, 2007, 2009, 2010, and forthcoming; Carneiro 1999; Lebon 2007; McCallum 2007; Perry 2008; Reis 2007. 3. Of rgr million...
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Meridians (2000) 1 (1): 128–156.
Published: 01 September 2000
... natives of the island that now houses the Dominican Republic and "lo Hispano"or hispanicity, reflects the multiple semiotic systems of race they have historically negotiated. La/aindia/ois invoked to erase the African past and Afro- HAIR RACE-ING 129 diasporic present of Dominicans (Howard 1997...
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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 (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 (2020) 19 (S1): 22–50.
Published: 01 December 2020
... assumes immediate importance as a personal bodily, social, and cultural attribute. Simply stated, Dominican women consider women they perceive to be Hispanic, and specifically Dominican, as most beautiful. Hispanic (or Latina) is often synonomous with Dominican. Both terms are taken to mean...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 279–307.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Lourdes Torres Abstract While in the last decades there has been a proliferation of writings by Latina lesbians who theorize issues of intersectionality, missing still are the voices and analyses of Puerto Rican lesbians who articulate the specificity of Puerto Rican sexual, racial, national...
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Meridians (2009) 9 (1): 83–112.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Lourdes Torres Abstract While in the last decades there has been a proliferation of writings by Latina lesbians who theorize issues of intersectionality, missing still are the voices and analyses of Puerto Rican lesbians who articulate the specificity of Puerto Rican sexual, racial, national...
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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...