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Meridians (2000) 1 (1): 29–67.
Published: 01 September 2000
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Meridians (2016) 14 (2): 46–55.
Published: 01 September 2016
... movement in Latin America and the Caribbean is going through difficult times, this article considers the role of radical decolonial politics in the creation of a particular strain of thinking that would allow the movement to understand the specific configuration of these systems of domination, to overcome...
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Meridians (2014) 12 (1): 58–87.
Published: 01 March 2014
... like Latin America. However, building on relatively recent attempts to locate Morrison in broader transnational spaces, in this discussion, I propose closely examining a text from another Anglophone, African diasporic context, which utilizes many of the strategies evident in Bluest —Kincaid's Annie...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (2): 25–45.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Dorothy E. Mosby Abstract This paper is both a personal reflection and critical analysis of the circulation of the poem “Rotundamente negra” by Afro-Costa Rican poet and cultural activist Shirley Campbell among Afro-descendant women in Latin America. As I heard various recitations...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 513–521.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Claudia Ferreira; Adriana Medeiros Abstract These three brief pieces formed part of a two-part special issue (vol. 4, nos. 1 and 2, 2016) on Afro-Descendant Feminisms in Latin America. The unprecedented nationwide mobilizational process that culminated in the first-ever Marcha das Mulheres Negras...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (2): 71–87.
Published: 01 September 2016
... should be considered a key figure in the radical Black tradition in the Americas. Not only did her ground-breaking theorizations of the Black Atlantic re-imagine this important concept from a radical, Black, female, Latin American perspective, but the general lack of knowledge of her theoretical...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 249–252.
Published: 01 October 2019
... America: From Bogota to San Bernado .” Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society 17 , no. 2 : 393 – 434 . 2 The names of our founding editorial collective members can be found on our masthead. 1 Today these units at Smith are called Study of Women and Gender Program, Latin...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 348–359.
Published: 01 October 2020
... 2011 : 130–32). At the same time, in Latin America and the Caribbean, feminist and women’s movements had decades of transnational, trans-Atlantic, and anti–U.S. imperialism activist experience, as well as well-established lines of communication and collaboration with the U.S. suffragists, feminists...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (1): 207–211.
Published: 01 September 2018
..., Presente! Northampton, Massachusetts, March 21, 2018 Marielle’s sharp critique of the current military intervention in the city of Rio was intrinsically related to her understanding of how Brazil and other countries in Latin America engaged in a militarization of the state and its police since...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 149–201.
Published: 01 April 2020
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Meridians (2021) 20 (1): 174–182.
Published: 01 April 2021
... to alleviating the situation of women in Africa, the Middle East, Asia and Latin America. In this context, AAPSO saw the struggle of women for equality, development, and peace as an integral part of the struggle of the peoples against imperialism, neocolonialism, Zionism, Apartheid, and racial discrimination...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 239–249.
Published: 01 October 2020
... “austerity measures” that devastated economies throughout the region, buttressed repressive regimes, and triggered increasing emigration to el norte —initiating what would come to be known as “the lost decade” in Latin America. Coincidentally, 1982 was also the year I celebrated my quinceañera. 2...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 253–260.
Published: 01 October 2019
... .” In Translocalities/Translocalidades: Feminist Politics of Translation in the Latin/a Américas , edited by Alvarez Sonia E. , 299 – 320 . Durham, NC : Duke University Press . Briggs Laura . 2002 . Reproducing Empire: Race, Sex, Science, and the U.S. Imperial Project in Puerto Rico . Berkeley...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 508–512.
Published: 01 December 2020
...) and a key national organizer of the Marcha —are widely credited with bringing the idea of Bem Viver to the Marcha process. The notion of “living well” evokes decolonial discourse, which is very significant in activist and scholarly circles in the Andean region and other parts of Latin America...
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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 (2020) 19 (S1): 139–148.
Published: 01 December 2020
... and the “searing bullets” and “blood-stained knives” which were the order of the day in the colonial world. Eduardo Galeano entitled one of his books The Open Veins of Latin America and the post-colonial theorist Achille Mbembe talks of the “mortification of the flesh,” of the “mutilation” and “decapitation...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 209–236.
Published: 01 April 2020
... Archive 2018 ). Some leftists may dismiss the language of motherhood and the family as hallmarks of patriarchy and conservatism. But there is a long tradition of revolutionary motherhood in Latin America. While there are important variations, broadly speaking, revolutionary mothers have politicized...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 372–393.
Published: 01 October 2019
... of that was the failure to incorporate feminist ethics and forms of relation into the new revolutionary governments and societies. ALM: Yeah, I mean, feminism is understood as the political nature of things that are deemed to be personal. The wave of revolutionary movements happening in Latin America today has...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 401–426.
Published: 01 October 2020
... se me fue de las manos” (a performance art piece that got out of hand) (Feria del Libro Bogotá 2015 ). Indiana collaborated with a group of musicians to form the electro-merengue band Rita Indiana y los Misterios. In 2010 the band released its album, El Juidero , on indie label Premium Latin Music...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 383–400.
Published: 01 October 2020
... to the implementation of the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda which includes among its goals the elimination of all forms of violence against women. Over the last several decades in Latin America and throughout the world, femicide has been recognized and addressed in penal codes, comprehensive and targeted laws...