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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 482–507.
Published: 01 October 2019
... internal meetings as a diverse, multigenerational group open to learning from others. Second, a feminist approach requires that the authors center mothers’ words through the critical practice of ensuring shared Arabic language and local knowledge in the research process. The authors offer excerpts in...
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Meridians (2016) 13 (2): 164–188.
Published: 01 March 2016
... images of women from the global south. It also examines the figure of the pan-Arab feminist Huda Shaarawi, who in 1919 organized the largest women's anti-British demonstration, and became in 1935 the vice president of the International Alliance of Women for Suffrage and Equal Citizenship, and in 1945 the...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 484–507.
Published: 01 December 2020
... 2011 people’s uprising in Egypt as well as on the iconic pan-Arab feminist leader Huda Shaarawi to evoke powerful images of Muslim women. Finally, the essay turns to transnational feminists such as Angela Davis, Trinh T. Minh-ha, Cynthia Enloe, Miriam Cooke, and Zillah Eisenstein for cross-border...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 202–208.
Published: 01 April 2020
...Emma Schubert Copyright © 2020 Smith College 2020 In 1953, Lebanon became the first Arab nation-state to grant women suffrage. The story of that monumental moment begins in the 1910s with the rise of the Lebanese women’s movement. The Lebanese women’s movement has a long history of...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (1): 183–192.
Published: 01 April 2021
... postcolonial occupation projects in and beyond South Asia. While a description of the tensions between the languages that I use in this piece is beyond the scope of this piece, I offer minimal context and translations for Urdu-Hindi, Hindko, and Arabic words through the footnotes. 1 Masi (Hindko...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (1): 161–182.
Published: 01 April 2019
... – 309 . Syracuse, NY : Syracuse University Press . Essaydi Lalla . 2004 . Nazar: Photographs from the Arab World . Edited by Wim Melis . New York : Aperture . Gans Charles . 2006 . “ Director Makes First Feature Film in Yemen .” Washington Post , May 2 . http...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 112–126.
Published: 01 December 2020
... struggle for human rights: one struggle does not occlude the other. This assertion of the relevance of human rights to feminism may seem unnecessary. But there has been an all-too-frequent slippage between, on the one hand, recognition of Arab women’s multifaceted struggles on political, economic...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 149–154.
Published: 01 December 2020
... say no to any comfort. “my brother’s in the navy,” i said. “and we’re arabs.” “wow, you got double trouble.” word. 5. one more person ask me if i knew the hijackers. one more motherfucker ask me what navy my brother is in. one more person assume no arabs or muslims were killed. one more...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 389–409.
Published: 01 December 2020
... Arab women in this study, since they have much in common, both from a shared history of persecution in the U.S., and from the fact that many people in the West are often unable to distinguish between Arabs and South and Central Asians, leading to several attacks on Sikhs from South Asia in the...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 253–260.
Published: 01 October 2019
... . Reproducing Empire: Race, Sex, Science, and the U.S. Imperial Project in Puerto Rico . Berkeley : University of California Press . Naber Nadine . 2016 . “ Arab and Black Feminisms: Joint Struggle and Transnational Anti-Imperialist Activism .” Departures in Critical Qualitative Research 5 , no...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 107–135.
Published: 01 April 2020
... Justice, Anti–Arab Discrimination Committee, South Asian Network, Muslim Public Affairs Council, and Council on American Islamic Relations are just a few that have been involved in these debates. Some of them take the stance that American Muslims must play a leading role in countering domestic terrorism...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 457–470.
Published: 01 October 2019
... book Arab America: Gender, Cultural Politics, and Activism (2012) and calls “documenting activist stories.” This methodology looks at individual stories within the context of a collective movement, and the historical/political conditions that gave rise to the ways activists discuss and theorize the...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 269–278.
Published: 01 November 2018
... feminist and feminism for a long time as the two do not have clear counterparts in my mother tongues: Berber and Moroccan Arabic. I was introduced to the terms through French and English while a student at Mohamed V University (Rabat, Morocco) and was immediately attracted by the semantics of the...
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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...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 131–138.
Published: 01 December 2020
... White militia members. The production of a new racial category, “anyone who looks like a Muslim” in which targets of racism include Muslims, Arabs, Sikhs, and any other people with olive or brown skin, exposes the arbitrary and politically constructed character of new and old racial categories in the...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (1): 1–7.
Published: 01 April 2019
... chance across race, religion, culture, and class” (169). Making visible the simultaneous proximity and distance between Arab-Yemenis, African-origin Akhdam , Indians, and Europeans in Yemen, the film “highlights the city and Yemen as a cultural contact zone with Africa and the west . . . to provide a...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 1–13.
Published: 01 April 2020
... political rights, including suffrage, and they did so with the support of conservative and right-wing nationalists who formed part of a regional Arab Federation. The introductory notes by current Meridians student intern Emma Schubert offer a brief historical context for the activities Saab narrates, and...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 261–277.
Published: 01 October 2019
... (Pieper Mooney 2013 ). They used regional ties and international gatherings in Asia to build consensus and air their differences, including the nationalist Asian Relations Conference held in New Delhi, India in 1947, the pro-Palestinian, anticolonial women’s gatherings like the Arab Women’s Conference...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 383–400.
Published: 01 November 2018
... songs into French, Portuguese, and Arabic. The songs focused on seven major themes: social and political issues, sexuality and relationships, women and gender, sexism and violence against women, braggadocio and disses, identity, and emotional struggle. These themes are also commonly found in African...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 65–84.
Published: 01 April 2020
... and visible touchstone of what is local, folkloric, and popular, as well as a site of real skirmish between poor people and the official sellers of permits and the police; one has only to think of the Tunisian street vendor who set himself alight, sparking the Arab Spring revolts across North Africa...