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Published: 01 April 2021
Figure 4. Bilqis and Mrs. Khan at a party hosted by West Pakistani army officers. More
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Meridians (2006) 6 (2): 54–77.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Chukwuma Azuonye Copyright © 2006 by Smith College 2006 CHUKWUMA AZUONYE Feminist or SimplyFeminine? ReflectionosntheWorkos f NanaAsma'u, a Nineteenth-CentuWryestAfricanWoman Poet,Intellectuaal,ndSociaAl ctivist Introduction Nana Asma'u, a remarkable West African Islamic woman poet...
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Meridians (2005) 6 (1): 223.
Published: 01 September 2005
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Meridians (2018) 16 (2): 276–285.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Nkiru Nnawulezi; Carolyn M. West Abstract Intimate partner violence is the use of physical, sexual, and/or psychological aggression by a current or former intimate partner as a tactic to maintain control. Abuse can have devastating long-term health consequences, including physical injuries...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 139–148.
Published: 01 December 2020
... opposition and advance the racist and Islamophobic political ideology of the war. Copyright © 2002 Wesleyan University Press, now published by Duke University Press on behalf of Smith College 2002 War on Terror West gender Islamophobia Muslim women My recent speech at a women’s conference...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (1): 107–130.
Published: 01 September 2018
... and perpetuate a tradition of colonial literature that establishes Martinican women of color, like the island itself, as both sexually available to the colonizer and resigned to exploitation and abandonment. Through an analysis of two French West Indian women writers—Mayotte Capécia and Suzanne Césaire, both...
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Meridians (2009) 9 (1): 31–60.
Published: 01 September 2009
... the structural patriarchy and the racial and class inequalities of the host society. Finally, I contend that various patriarchal hegemonies—East or West, American or Chinese, ethnic or mainstream, traditional or contemporary—should be interpreted in a way that illuminates not just their uniqueness but also...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 127–130.
Published: 01 December 2020
... perspectives on the impact of war and fundamentalism on women’s lives in Afghanistan and Pakistan. Other pieces analyze the ways in which racist representations of Muslim women and of Islam have come to play a key part in colonial and neocolonial “great games” being played in South, West, and Central Asia. Yet...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 389–409.
Published: 01 December 2020
... to this representation of Asian cultures as premodern and irrevocably opposed to the West, much as portrayed in Samuel Huntington’s “clash of civilizations” theory. The author illustrates this transnational feminist critique with a documentary used in Women’s Studies classes, Deborah Gee’s landmark film Slaying...
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Meridians (2010) 10 (2): 141–162.
Published: 01 March 2010
... of Asian cultures as premodern and irrevocably opposed to the West, much as portrayed in Samuel Huntington's “clash of civilizations” theory (Huntington 1996). I illustrate this transnational feminist critique with a documentary used in Women's Studies classes: Deborah Gee's landmark film Slaying...
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Meridians (2015) 13 (1): 53–77.
Published: 01 September 2015
... liberalism,” one that must now reassert its authority at home and abroad. To grasp what is at stake in calls for the reinvigoration of an active, muscular liberalism as simultaneously the indigenous personality and identity of not only the British “people” and nation, but indelibly of the West, they must...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (1): 184–213.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Chamindra Weerawardhana Abstract In the interdisciplinary research area of Transgender studies, Transfeminist theoretical perspectives have witnessed much innovation over the last few years. This has culminated in an increase in the acknowledgement of Transgender people in the West, as well...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (1): 161–182.
Published: 01 April 2019
... Yemen’s heritage, which includes the historical influence of the Horn of Africa and its relationship with the West. Copyright © 2019 Smith College 2019 love tradition national class race gender Yemen Horn of Africa cinema Bader Hirsi (1968–) is a Yemeni British filmmaker and playwright...
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Meridians (2024) 23 (1): 29–50.
Published: 01 April 2024
... of settler colonial institutions in shaping accounts of trauma in the west. The piece begins with an important illustration of the kinds of lives and experiences that call for a politicized understanding of trauma in anticolonial feminist theory. It ends by offering an expansive notion of structural trauma...
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Meridians (2002) 2 (2): 283–288.
Published: 01 March 2002
...?If we in the West are all Americans now, what are Third World women and Aboriginal women to do? If Canadians are all Americans now, what are women of color in this country to do? I would like to thank the previous speaker for reminding us that we are on aboriginal land, but I want to add to her comments...
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Meridians (2002) 2 (2): 298–301.
Published: 01 March 2002
... fundamentalism is taken to connote something that lies outside the West, a reversion to an archaic and barbaric age. It is seen as Islam's essence and the ultimate source of otherness. The barbaric other is/belongs outside civilization; he is in a permanent war with civilization but with no possibility...
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Meridians (2003) 3 (2): 57–92.
Published: 01 March 2003
... in the written historical text during and after slavery and its relation to contemporary feminist writings in the West Indies (Beckles 1998, 34). Part of his conclusion speaks to my concern. Beckles cautions, "Ongoing projects of nationstate building that promote allegedly gender free notions of nationalist...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (1): 1–36.
Published: 01 September 2018
... analyze here-"Doing Difference" by Candace West and Sarah Fenstermaker (1995)and "Me, Myself, and I" by Kath Weston (1996)-resolutely protect social hierarchy by reinscribing the dominance of white women in feminism. These texts treat their white authors as virtually "unmarked" yet fully competent...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (1): 133–149.
Published: 01 September 2018
... of this “new woman” in her largely unpublished collection of short stories, “Sketches of Life,” to bring out her contribution to gender identity in Ghanaian literature. Works Cited Afzal-Khan Fawzia . 2004 . “ Scheherezade Goes West: A Performance by Fawzia Afzal-Khan .” Drama Review 48 , no. 2...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (2): 340–369.
Published: 01 October 2021
... weekly magazine devoted entirely to women’s issues and concerns. Begum was still based in Calcutta in what was now the Indian state of West Bengal when Rahman published her piece, but in 1950 it would move to the East Bengali capital of Dacca, on the heels of many of its Muslim writers who emigrated...