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Meridians (2018) 16 (1): 114–141.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Miglena S. Todorova Abstract Recent scholarship on Black American women and feminists in the radical Left documents how these women's travel to the Soviet Union and other socialist countries in the twentieth century influenced their understanding of racism, imperialism, patriarchy, and capitalism...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 255–278.
Published: 01 December 2020
... African American women to dramatize the tragedy facing the residents of New Orleans as they battled the aftermath of the hurricane with little assistance from official authorities. (Harris-Lacewell forthcoming, 3) But Blige’s performance of this song in this context at this moment in time opens up...
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Meridians (2008) 8 (2): 1–31.
Published: 01 March 2008
... analyze South Asian American chick-lit novels through sites—consumption, marriage, and realism—that are central to neoliberal subject-making, and that highlight the ways in which the novels work to produce a (trans)national, racialized, feminine subject embedded within neoliberalism, heteronormativity...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 394–413.
Published: 01 October 2019
...Denisse D. Velázquez transnational feminism Central American women Latin America U.S. intervention In the spring of 1981, public opinion polls revealed that a vast majority of North Americans overwhelmingly opposed the Reagan administration’s military response to revolutionary activity...
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Meridians (2017) 15 (2): 491–506.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Daphne Lamothe Abstract In The Fisher King , Paule Marshall depicts urban spatial and social relations that resonate with the psychic and social ruptures of the African Diaspora. The novel’s central characters comprise a blended family with Southern African American and Caribbean roots. They reckon...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 310–339.
Published: 01 December 2020
... trait” and a “legacy from the past” that predates Euro-American culture (Ackerman 2003 , 229). She bases her findings on her extensive study of the Colville Indian Reservation of north-central Washington state from 1979 through the 1990s. Combining historical archival research with participant...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 389–409.
Published: 01 December 2020
... and Central Asians, bringing out the critique of many Asian theorists that South and Central Asians are marginalized by American theorists who often do not even acknowledge that these groups are Asians too. One needs, therefore, to supplement the Gee film screening with other readings and more recent films...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 335–357.
Published: 01 October 2019
...). In contrast to Wolfe and Veracini, Trask, alongside many other Indigenous women, feminist and/or queer scholars, centers gender and sexuality in her analyses of settler colonialism. Trask critiques how central the eroticization and exotification of Native Hawaiian women has been to settler colonialism...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 87–111.
Published: 01 December 2020
... abolition A central achievement of the 1995 United Nations Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing was the emphatic articulation of women’s rights as human rights. In specifically identifying violence against women in both public and private life as an assault against women’s human rights...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 249–252.
Published: 01 October 2019
..., and institutionalize Latin American and Latin@ studies at Smith and the Five Colleges. She taught thousands of students that Latin American peoples, languages, literatures, cultures, and social movements are central to understanding global history. As important, Nancy published some of the earliest English-language...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 139–148.
Published: 01 December 2020
... in colonialism and imperialism. I criticized American foreign policy, as well as President Bush’s racialized construction of the American nation. Finally, I spoke of the need for solidarity with Afghan women’s organizations as well as the urgent necessity for the women’s movement in Canada to oppose the war...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 1–13.
Published: 01 April 2020
... of Speaking Out: Gender, State Security, and Muslim Women’s Empowerment,” analyzes how the CVE program recruited Muslim American women to act as “antiterrorist” agents because of their central roles in families and communities. Basarudin and Shiakh argue that the CVE program is part of a broader Islamophobic...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 463–483.
Published: 01 December 2020
... male allies (Davies 2008 , 50). Tubman offers Jones evidence of a tangible longer history of Black feminist radical resistance to draw on in the present day, of a genealogy of insurgency in which Black women engaged in concerted efforts to be recognized as agents of liberation and as freedom’s central...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 233–245.
Published: 01 November 2018
... lecture about the significance of Bâ, the first winner of the Noma Prize for Publishing in Africa, and her work. I concentrated on the centrality of many of her themes to contemporary African thought. Then I talked about the representation of women in the novel and its importance for those of us...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 261–277.
Published: 01 October 2019
... defensa de los derechos de la mujer . Lima, Peru : Acción Femenina Peruana . Wieringa Saskia . 2002 . Sexual Politics in Indonesia . London : Palgrave Macmillan . 7 Many of the members of CAW reconfigured as part of American Women for Peace to maintain their activism during...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 271–277.
Published: 01 October 2020
...-educated and highly respected middle-class African American women, was actively engaged in a variety of political agendas and social reform efforts locally and nationally. Situating discrimination of African Americans across the United States into the larger context of ongoing global European and American...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 131–138.
Published: 01 December 2020
...” as well as the “developed world.” So while middle-class Euro-American women in the United States are held up as the most liberated on earth, even while they are being encouraged to stand dutifully by their husbands, fathers, and children, women in developing regions of the world are depicted as abject...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 32–64.
Published: 01 April 2020
... of literary criticism, as well as historical writings dealing with African American mother-daughter conflict, centers on the observation that Black mothers have often found themselves in conflict with daughters whom they seek to protect by schooling them in accommodationist behavior to better survive...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (1): 227–243.
Published: 01 April 2019
..., that is, (black) girls and women who step in to care for and nurture children when the biological mother is unwilling or unable, “traditionally have been central to the institution of Black motherhood” (119). Collins adds that othermothers have rights and responsibilities similar to those of biological mothers...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 51–68.
Published: 01 December 2020
... [and] displacement” (Orenstein 1992 , 61). A central element in the film’s narrative is the exile of a South Asian Indian family from Uganda in 1972, following Idi Amin’s edict to expel all “Asians” from the country. Jay Loha, a barrister who has a reputation for defending progressive Black dissidents in the law...