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Meridians (2021) 20 (1): 193–217.
Published: 01 April 2021
... inaccuracies in Smith’s translation have brought about a “national disgrace.” Situating this overheated reaction in the larger context of the colonial history of Korean nationalism, this article points out the irony that the “noble cause” of anti-imperialist resistance has historically led to the silencing...
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Meridians (2024) 23 (1): 52–81.
Published: 01 April 2024
... as specific histories of political oppression and inequity currently but not inevitably linked to dense substrata of national groups enduring colonialism and other forms of oppression.” Put differently, the Korean shaman’s han suggests a transnational feminist ethic and collective anticolonial consciousness...
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Meridians (2011) 11 (1): 36–61.
Published: 01 September 2011
...—a hybridized form of melancholy and Korean han (a culturally specific grief)—to show how Cha uses it as a subversive political tool to defer historical closure. Cha's remembrance of the histories of Japanese colonialism in the Korean peninsula and the Korean War defies the expectation that minority populations...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 410–434.
Published: 01 December 2020
... and Korean han (a culturally specific grief)—to show how Cha uses it as a subversive political tool to defer historical closure and to refuse her quiet assimilation. Cha’s remembrance of the histories of Japanese colonialism in the Korean peninsula and the Korean War defies the expectation that minority...
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Meridians (2007) 7 (2): 71–100.
Published: 01 March 2007
.... To speak of these atrocities, as numerous comfort camp survivors have done publicly since 1990 (Lee2002) and whose stories inspired Keller's interest in this dark chapter ofKorean national history (Lee2003), is to break the forced silence that colonial Japan, Korean society, and Western societies have...
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Meridians (2010) 10 (1): 1–31.
Published: 01 September 2010
... of Korean babies? How do they relate to U.S. imperialism and militarism? Are there connections between these revelations of systemic domination and those experienced by Alice's Chicana friends? How did Alice's distinct racialized, gendered experience facilitate a proclivity for cross-racial feminist...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (1): 163–183.
Published: 01 September 2018
... industry, francophone African women have come to epitomize "African style" braids and twists (Senegalese twists, Bantu knots, etc.) in markets small and large. This form of"brand" recognition, through national and ethnic markers, can be likened to that of middleman minorities-such as Jews, Koreans, Greeks...
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Meridians (2024) 23 (1): 1–13.
Published: 01 April 2024
... BIPOC groups. To illustrate what that might look like, Lee offers an examination of artworks by a diasporic South Korean artist and an Indigenous (Cree/Métis, Anishnawbe, Danish) artist in Canada, both of whom “use digital media art to honor their ancestral traditions and spiritual practices” while also...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 215–218.
Published: 01 November 2018
... on to complete their college educations in the United States at a time when few women did. Inspired by our mothers and united by our politics, Wambui and I established Concerned Students of All Colors (CSAC) together with Pakistani, Korean, Indian, African American, Jewish, South African, WASP, poor white...
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Meridians (2015) 13 (1): 129–156.
Published: 01 September 2015
...-floor management, with Korean and Korean American males as the supervisors ofyoung brown women and girls (Paik and Sohn 1998). These racial- and gender-hierarchical, now globalizing, forms of subcontracting work extract resources and leave behind waste and a "temporary" form of settler colonialism...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (1): 1–10.
Published: 01 April 2021
...: Gender Politics in the Translation Controversy over Han, Kang’s The Vegetarian .” Godley recounts the story of the international kerfuffle triggered by the awarding of the Man Booker International Prize to Deborah Smith in 2016 for her English translation of The Vegetarian , a 2007 novel by Korean...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (2): 340–369.
Published: 01 October 2021
... . www.dawn.com/news/1171442 . Katznelson Ira . 2006 . When Affirmative Action Was White: An Untold History of Racial Inequality in Twentieth-Century America . New York : W. W. Norton . Kim Suzy . 2019 . “ The Origins of Cold War Feminism during the Korean War .” Gender and History 31...
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Meridians (2001) 1 (2): 28–51.
Published: 01 March 2001
... Middle East, Nepali women in India, Brazilian women in Suriname, or Korean and Chinese women serving men in the Imperial Japanese army in the 1940s also poses questions about the significance of cultural/racial/ethnic difference between client and sex worker in constructions of prostitution. 3. According...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 389–409.
Published: 01 December 2020
... and dangerous villain, she is a mindless, simpering doll, as seen in the Suzie Wong character of the 1960 film. By the early 1960s, the Korean and Vietnam wars had resulted in scores of Asian women being exploited sexually by the American GIs stationed in those countries. Despite a somewhat more humane...
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Meridians (2010) 10 (2): 141–162.
Published: 01 March 2010
... character of the 1960 film. Bythe early 1960s, the Korean and Vietnam wars had resulted in scores of Asian women being exploited sexually by the American Gls stationed in those countries. Despite a somewhat more humane portrayal in films like Sayonara(1957),Asian women remained coquettish, pretty dolls...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 261–277.
Published: 01 October 2019
... to speeches and country reports, danced the Korean lindy hop and listened to experimental, pan-Asian musical performances; many also toured Shanghai and Huairou factories and art institutes after the conference ended (Millard Papers; Ramelson Notes). The celebrations did not mask the seriousness...
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Meridians (2023) 22 (2): 231–239.
Published: 01 October 2023
... facilitated by her culturally competent rapport with her informants. The effect of not having trauma acknowledged in the aftermath of violence is heart-wrenchingly evoked in Korean-Canadian Nancy Kang’s poem, “Bruise Blue.” This poem obliquely yet searingly narrates a teenage girl being attacked by boys...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 335–357.
Published: 01 October 2019
... of Native Hawaiians, who are not seen as an important plantation labor constituency compared to Japanese, Chinese, Korean, Filipino, Portuguese, and Puerto Rican laborers. More broadly, these histories have ignored settler colonialism in Hawaiʻi by taking for granted that Hawaiʻi is, and was always destined...
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Meridians (2024) 23 (1): 210–234.
Published: 01 April 2024
... generations directly acknowledge our lineage to me. In addition, my father’s side is Zainichi Korean, which was another secret in my family. If there was any Ainu cultural knowledge and practice my maternal grandmother’s community in the rural Sapporo/Chitose areas may have retained, they were passed down...
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Meridians (2004) 5 (1): 157–200.
Published: 01 September 2004
.... Immigration Service all implicate the effects ofU.S. cultural hegemony and economic policies on people abroad. To expand its political and economic power in Asia, not only did the United States launch military expeditions during the Vietnam War and Korean War, but it has also attempted to maximize the profits...