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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 (2010) 10 (1): 54–76.
Published: 01 September 2010
... particularly relevant given the history of intervention of the U.S. in El Salvador and the recent historic presidential elections in both nations. Copyright © 2010 by Smith College 2010 ...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 360–382.
Published: 01 October 2020
... to the militarized colonialism imposed on islanders. The 1940s expropriations through which the U.S. Navy gained control over three-fourths of the island devastated the community. And the interventions by the colonial state and the medical establishment were sometimes ineffective and at other times downright...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 139–148.
Published: 01 December 2020
... States including Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the apartheid regime in South Africa, Suharto’s dictatorship in Indonesia, Marcos in the Philippines, and Israel’s various occupations of Lebanon, the Golan Heights, and the Palestinian territories. The U.S. pattern of foreign intervention has been to overthrow...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 401–426.
Published: 01 October 2020
... in the United States as immigrants, and prior to that with U.S. intervention in the Dominican Republic (a military occupation from 1916–24, and an invasion in 1965) that created the need for migration in the first place. Images of airplanes projected against a screen of luggage reaffirm this message. Indiana...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 127–130.
Published: 01 December 2020
... others link the U.S.-sponsored war in Afghanistan to the repression of the media and the attacks on civil liberties within the U.S. itself. In constructing an archive of these courageous testimonies, Meridians honors the courage and integrity of women in the United States and around the world who aspire...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 249–252.
Published: 01 October 2019
... affinities—not to mention the long history of Black internationalism in the United States—their radical intervention was still largely U.S. centric, as was the Brave anthology itself. Works Cited Candelario Ginetta E. B. 2017 . “ Transnationalism .” In Keywords in Latino Studies , edited...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 107–135.
Published: 01 April 2020
... in the dynamism of affect across family, home, safety, and national security, in which difference can be highlighted or dissolved at different times and places. —Inderpal Grewal, Saving the Security State September 11, 2001 marked the official moment of the declaration of the U.S-led global war on terror...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 209–236.
Published: 01 April 2020
... the Trump administration. People like Lucio officially became a deportation priority. Lucio’s life story mirrors that of thousands of Central Americans who have faced state violence. For over six decades, U.S. intervention in Guatemala has resulted in genocide, state repression, displacement...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 389–409.
Published: 01 December 2020
... the Orientalist portrait of women from the global South as victims of their own cultures. It serves to represent them as victims of their own hyper-patriarchal societies, which in turn serves to justify the neocolonial dreams of empire, as these cultures are seen as desperately in need of intervention...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 131–138.
Published: 01 December 2020
... for a resistance to nationalist terms and we argue against the further intensification of U.S. military intervention abroad. We refuse to utilize the binaries of civilization vs. barbarism, modernity vs. tradition, and West vs. East. We also call for an end to the racist scapegoating and “profiling...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 348–359.
Published: 01 October 2020
...Sheilena M. Downey Copyright © 2020 Smith College 2020 As female attorneys celebrated their newly acquired right to argue cases before the U.S. Supreme Court in 1879, contemporaneously, the War of the Pacific was unfolding in the Southern Hemisphere. The War of the Pacific—a territorial...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (1): 207–211.
Published: 01 September 2018
... In the United States, nearly 1,200 people were killed by police in 2017. 4 Black people again faced the highest rates of those killings. The U.S. police force kills more people in a few days than police in other nations kill in one year. 5 It was this outrageous crisis of police brutality that sparked...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 522–547.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Lena Palacios Abstract This essay, with accompanying lesson plan, explores how race-radical Black and Indigenous feminists theorize and resist the carceral state violence of White settler nations of Canada and the United States. It focuses on the theoretical interventions driven by Indigenous...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 233–245.
Published: 01 November 2018
... an international board of advisors and a U.S.-based executive committee of Africans and Americans, which were primarily consultative; a vast number of individual scholars in all fields (archivists, librarians, and cultural workers) sat on national boards and decided what to collect and what should represent...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 410–434.
Published: 01 December 2020
... Koreans in the U.S. This is because the history of the Korean peninsula cannot be recalled without sparking memory of American intervention. Cha reminds us to pursue a kind of conscientious historical practice, in which we examine not so much the validity of one’s grief over another’s, but the state’s...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (1): 63–93.
Published: 01 April 2019
... entertainment circuit in the early twentieth century with his great-granddaughter’s curiosity and narrative skill to visually and rhetorically produce the complexities of diasporic Chinese history through familial relationships. Contemporary interventions in diasporic studies have moved away from nostalgic...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 1–13.
Published: 01 April 2020
... for Puerto Rican lives viscerally clear (Watson 2017 ). The long fetch of this disregard is the subject of Laura Briggs’s Counterpoint, “Debates in the Field: Debt and Transnational Feminist Analysis.” In this piece, Briggs offers a critical intervention that deftly puts the ongoing impact of U.S...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (1): 150–162.
Published: 01 September 2018
..., to the work of global capitalism today. A gripping section concerns a photograph of a Haitian girl after the earthquake in a U.S. triage center with a slip of paper with the word ship taped to her forehead. In conversation with Hartman’s “Venus in Two Acts,” Sharpe ponders what her and our ethical...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 239–249.
Published: 01 October 2020
... States Constitution (Rankin and Crary 2020 ). In fact, that is politically unlikely given that the GOP’s current dominance of the Senate and utter unwillingness to sanction their president was made evident when, as I was finishing this introduction, the U.S. Senate acquitted the forty-fifth president...