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Meridians (2005) 5 (2): 180–182.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Mayumi Takada Compositional Subjects: Enfiguring Asian/American Women . By Laura Hyun Yi Kang . Duke : Duke University Press , 2002 . x, 354 pp. Softcover, $22.95 . Copyright © 2005 by Smith College 2005 ...
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Meridians (2010) 10 (1): 1–31.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Shireen M. Roshanravan Abstract Ethnic Studies and Asian American feminist scholars have investigated how the model-minority racial discourse functions to prevent cross-racial coalition and to cast doubt on Asian American women in their claims to Women of Color political identity. However, none...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (1): 39–48.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Wendy Thompson Taiwo Abstract In this personal essay, the author analyzes what it means to be black and Asian American in a nation where racial capital determines social value and non-black immigrants are encouraged to uphold and abide by anti-black systems, policies, and practices. Narrating her...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 304–331.
Published: 01 October 2019
... of these antimilitarism campaigns for the study of transnational feminisms as well as Asian American and Pacific Islander studies. First, the protests of Mink and Native Hawaiian activists against U.S. militarism in the Pacific represented gendered critiques of U.S. empire, although in different ways. Second, Mink’s...
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Meridians (2008) 8 (2): 1–31.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Pamela Butler; Jigna Desai Abstract Critical readings of “chick lit” are typically limited to a framework that understands the popular fiction genre as a sign or symptom of “postfeminism” in the U.S. In its readings of chick lit in general, and of South Asian American chick lit as a particular...
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Meridians (2010) 10 (2): 163–197.
Published: 01 March 2010
... of organizing: direct service, civil rights, community organizing, and philanthropy. The interview offers a general outline of Saika's path as a postwar progressive who embraces her generation's challenge to build an ethnic movement that affirms Asian American identity and rights while it also advances a broad...
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Meridians (2011) 11 (1): 36–61.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Jennifer Cho Abstract Drawing from theories of melancholy from David Eng, David Kazanjian, and Anne Anlin Cheng, I use Theresa Hak Kyung Cha's Dictée to reevaluate the accepted linear trajectory of Asian American identity formation in the U.S. In particular, I develop the term mel- han -choly...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 410–434.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Jennifer Cho Abstract Turning to extant theories of melancholy, this article uses Theresa Hak Kyung Cha’s Dictée to reevaluate the linear trajectory of Asian American identity formation in the United States. In particular, the author develops the term mel- han -choly—a hybrid form of melancholy...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 389–409.
Published: 01 December 2020
... and readings in Asian American Studies and feminist film theory, and with documentary and feature films as well as YouTube videos, the film remains very effective as an icebreaker, to get students talking to enable them to confront racial and gender stereotypes and move into the complexities of international...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 335–357.
Published: 01 October 2019
... College 2019 Native feminism Hawaiʻi Asian settler colonialism Haunani-Kay Trask The last decade has seen the rise of settler colonialism as an academic buzzword in interdisciplinary cultural studies areas including American studies, ethnic studies, and gender studies. Settler colonialism...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (1): 90–126.
Published: 01 April 2021
...Sreyoshi Sarkar Abstract Women living in the South Asian conflict zone of Kashmir have been represented by mainstream media and film as mainly victims of the Indian state power’s political and sexual violence, as protestors who are supporting their men’s insurgency in Kashmir, or as aligned...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (1): 63–93.
Published: 01 April 2019
....” The memoir underscores what it means to be a gendered and racialized Asian subject in a North American context and enacts how creative limitations circumscribe the representations of such subjects. The text refuses a simple strategy of replacement where positive images of Chinese subjects supplant negative...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 358–371.
Published: 01 October 2019
..., the Asian American woman can replay these images easily in her mind. It is a reel of film, cut into disparate pieces, heavily edited, and with no special effects. A green screen would have worked wonders had she known of its miraculous capacities. She stares out from different glasses (red and black now...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (1): 11–38.
Published: 01 April 2021
...: Social Reform and the Late Nineteenth-Century South Asian Novel , Flashpoints series , Evanston : Northwestern University Press , 2017 . Vanita Reddy , Fashioning Diaspora: Beauty, Femininity, and South Asian American Culture , Philadelphia : Temple University Press , 2016...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 1–13.
Published: 01 April 2020
... thus trace the long fetch of current Islamophobic and anti-Latin@ federal immigration policy agendas back to anti-Asian policies and practices of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Beginning with Chinese, Japanese, and Filipino (im)migrants, for over a century Asian Americans were prevented...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 136–146.
Published: 01 April 2020
... October 4, 2019). Works Cited Cunningham Clark E. 2008 . “ Unity and Diversity among Indonesian Migrants to the United States .” In Emerging Voices: Experiences of Underrepresented Asian Americans , edited by Ling Huping , 90 – 125 . New Brunswick, NJ : Rutgers University Press...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 51–68.
Published: 01 December 2020
.... : The Feminist Press . Lipsitz George . 1998 . The Possessive Investment in Whiteness: How White People Profit From Identity Politics . Philadelphia : Temple University Press . Lowe Lisa . 1996 . Immigrant Acts: On Asian American Cultural Politics . Durham, N.C. : Duke University Press...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 363–388.
Published: 01 December 2020
... the Nation , edited by Cheah Peng and Robbins Bruce . Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press . Rondilla Joanne , and Spickard Paul . 2007 . Is Lighter Better?: Skin-Tone Discrimination among Asian Americans . Lanham, MD : Rowman & Littlefield . Rosaldo...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 107–135.
Published: 01 April 2020
... been muddled, and many seem confused and suspicious about where it begins and where it ends in both funding and state influence. Groups including the American Civil Liberties Union, Asian Americans Advancing Justice, Anti–Arab Discrimination Committee, South Asian Network, Muslim Public Affairs Council...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 1–12.
Published: 01 December 2020
... since 2017 (Alsultany 2020 ; Klaas 2019). These hateful patterns are global, as anti-Asian, anti-Semitic, and anti-Muslim violence—state-sanctioned and otherwise—has increased everywhere. In the Americas, Latin American migrants and asylum seekers are being denied their internationally recognized...