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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 410–434.
Published: 01 December 2020
... . The Melancholy of Race: Psychoanalysis, Assimilation, and Hidden Grief . Oxford : Oxford University Press . Cho Grace . 2008 . Haunting the Korean Diaspora: Shame, Secrecy, and the Forgotten War . Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press . Cumings Bruce . 1998 . Korea’s Place...
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Meridians (2011) 11 (1): 36–61.
Published: 01 September 2011
.... Mel-hancholy, however, diverges from Freud's conception of melancholy, as it integrates han. According to scholars such as John Lie and Elaine Kim, han is a communal, affective bond within the Korean diaspora. Loosely translated by Lie as "ressentiment" resulting from the "accumulation of human...
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Meridians (2016) 13 (2): v–vii.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Paula J. Giddings Copyright © 2016 Smith College 2016 PAULA J. GIDDINGS Editor's Introduction 13.2 Citizenship, belonging, solidarity. These are the themes that wind through this issue of Meridians and emerge in an array of cultural contexts: IndoCaribbean, African American, Korean, Jamaican...
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Meridians (2004) 4 (2): 268–271.
Published: 01 March 2004
..., and the Women's Studies Curriculum." FRANCES KIM RUSSELL is currently a Master's student in East Asian Studies at Stanford University, with a focus on Korean studies. For her ABOUT THE CONTRIBUTORS 269 thesis, she is conducting research on mixed race Korean identity. Her writing has been previously published...
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Meridians (2007) 7 (2): 71–100.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Silvia Schultermandl Abstract In Nora Okja Keller's Comfort Woman (1997), the Korean American protagonist reconciles with her Korean heritage through the act of spreading her mother's ashes. This essay looks at Keller's use of a “language of the body” that protests against rape and other forms...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (1): 1–10.
Published: 01 April 2021
... 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 author Han Kang. Although both the author and the translator shared the prize money, a debate ensued in which Koreans decried...
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Meridians (2023) 22 (2): 231–239.
Published: 01 October 2023
... also recognize the consequences of not having traumatizing violations acknowledged and redressed. 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...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (1): 163–183.
Published: 01 September 2018
... (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, Indians, and Arabs-who have historically been linked with their trades (e.g., dry cleaners...
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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...
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Meridians (2015) 13 (1): 129–156.
Published: 01 September 2015
... of whiteness to create new imperial frontiers or Orients. Benefiting from their economic trade with the US, South Korean corporations, for example, "settle" for a short while in Mexico, bringing in American-influenced industrialization models interlaced with "Confucian" Asian, heteropatriarchal styles of shop...
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Meridians (2010) 10 (1): 1–31.
Published: 01 September 2010
... and political trajectories of white/Anglo U.S. adoption 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...
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Meridians (2010) 10 (1): 111–136.
Published: 01 September 2010
...: Migration, Diaspora and the Korean War." Journal of AsianAmericanStudies8, no. 3: 277-91. 136 MERIDIANS 10:1 ...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 363–388.
Published: 01 December 2020
... local, light-skinned, Indonesian women, ads featured international models such as Choi Ji Woo (a South Korean actress/celebrity) advertising the France-based “DiorSnow Pure White”; Sammi Cheng (a Hong Kong actress/singer) modeling for Japanese SK-II’s “Whitening Source Skin Brightener”; Michele Reis...