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Meridians (2010) 10 (1): 32–53.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Cynthia Wu Abstract My essay addresses non-normative genders and sexualities in Lois-Ann Yamanaka's Blu's Hanging , a controversial novel set in Hawai'i that—although commercially successful and critically acclaimed—has spurred protests over its racist portrayals of Filipino masculinity. I show how...
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Meridians (2022) 21 (1): 296.
Published: 01 April 2022
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 32–64.
Published: 01 April 2020
...Tracey Jean Boisseau Abstract This essay offers a close reading of Anne Moody’s widely read but under-theorized memoir of the civil rights movement, Coming of Age in Mississippi (1968). This essay’s focus mirrors a main focus in Moody’s narrative: her relationship with her mother. Much of the body...
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Published: 01 April 2020
Figure 2. “Anne Moody in 1969,” by Jack Schrier. Courtesy of Jack Schrier. Figure 2. “Anne Moody in 1969,” by Jack Schrier. Courtesy of Jack Schrier. More
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Meridians (2010) 10 (1): 81–110.
Published: 01 September 2010
... that Nella Larsen and her novel Quicksand are emblematic of Ann Douglass's vision of the intricately fused Harlem Renaissance/white modernist literary movement of the 1920s as expressed in her 1995 study, Terrible Honesty: Mongrel Manhattan in the 1920s. As a result, Larsen's liminal novel, her own identity...
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Meridians (2011) 11 (1): 36–61.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Jennifer Cho Abstract Drawing from theories of melancholy from David Eng, David Kazanjian, and Anne Anlin Cheng, I use Theresa Hak Kyung Cha's Dictée to reevaluate the accepted linear trajectory of Asian American identity formation in the U.S. In particular, I develop the term mel- han -choly...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (2): 373–381.
Published: 01 March 2018
... as other feminist texts such as Borderlands/La Frontera by Gloria Anzaldúa (1987). By highlighting Ann’s story, the goal is to analyze the impermeability of borders within spaces, identities, and activism, as well as examine the ways that geographies can be mapped onto the bodies of Black queer women...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (1): 63–93.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Sally McWilliams Abstract In The Magical Life of Long Tack Sam , Ann Marie Fleming creates an illustrated memoir that highlights the connections between generations of diasporic Chinese subjects. Nominally a memoir about her great-grandfather, Fleming uses the politics of vaudeville and her great...
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Published: 01 April 2020
Figure 1. “Moody, approximately age 14,” age estimate courtesy of Frances Jefferson, sister of Anne Moody. Frances Jefferson text message to Leigh Ann Wheeler and shared with author, October 30, 2019. Creator: Unknown. Courtesy of the Board of Directors, Natchez Museum of African American History More
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Meridians (2000) 1 (1): xvi–xviii.
Published: 01 September 2000
...Ann duCille Tributeto BarbaraT. Christian ANN DUCILLE BarbarTa. Christian,a professoorfAfrican-Americasntudiesat the Universityof California at Berkeleyand apioneerofcontemporaryAmericanliteraryfeminism, diedon June 25at herhomein BerkeleyS.hewas56.Thecausewascomplications.fromlung cance.r...
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Meridians (2002) 2 (2): 126.
Published: 01 March 2002
...Mary Ann Larkin Copyright © 2002 by Wesleyan University Press 2002 NEIGHBORS MaryAnn Larkin I have nothing to give Mrs. Danley. I have no babies she cannot carry, no plants she's too feeble to water, no food she can't eat. I have nothing Mrs. Danley needs. I cannot bring her the island she...
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Meridians (2002) 2 (2): 127.
Published: 01 March 2002
...Mary Ann Larkin Copyright © 2002 by Wesleyan University Press 2002 AUGUST DAYS MaryAnn Larkin Now come the August days. Mrs. Sizemore sits on her porch, cuts fruit for the children. The white enamel pan between her feet catches the peels and pits. Eat yourpeach,Joseph,she says, takeyourplum...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 308–309.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Laurie Ann Guerrero Copyright © 2009 Smith College 2009 There is a label specifically for organic meats and caviar on the refrigerator shelf of the woman whose house I clean. Another on a rack for the well-traveled chardonnays and sauvignons, below the crystal champagne flutes...
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Meridians (2009) 9 (1): 30.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Laurie Ann Guerrero LAURIE ANN GUERRERO HowI PutMyselfthrouBhSchool There is a label specifically for organic meats and caviar on the refrigerator shelf of the woman whose house I clean. Another on a rack for the well-traveled chardonnays and sauvignons, below the crystal champagne flutes...
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Meridians (2011) 11 (1): 118–123.
Published: 01 September 2011
... some very pertinent questions about how one becomes a Haitian woman. I am writing this upon returning from my first post-earthquake visit to Haiti where I visited the site of Myriam's death, as well as the sites of Magalie Marcellin's and Anne Marie Coriolan's deaths. These three exceptional feminist...
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Meridians (2001) 1 (2): 214.
Published: 01 March 2001
... Barvosa-Carter AmritaBasu Marc Beeman Sara Berry Susan Bourque Anne Boutelle Carole Boyce-Davies Mary Pat Brady Laura Briggs Jennifer Brody Angie Chambram- Dernersesian Floyd Cheung Rhonda Cobham-Sander John Connolly Meg Coulson Joan Dayan Mary des Chene Sandy Doucett Nalini Easwar Cynthia Enloe Toyin...
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Meridians (2003) 3 (2): 295.
Published: 01 March 2003
... Jossianna Arroyo Ingrid Banks AmritaBasu Nalini Bhushan Michelle Bigenho Kathleen Blee Ann Boutelle Mary Pat Brady Daphne Brooks Johnnella Butler Katie Cannon Julie Carlson Light Carruyo Sandra Chait Floyd Cheung Laura Chrisman Peter Chua Rhonda Cobham-Sander Eleni Coundouriotis Arlene Dallalfar Yvonne...
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Meridians (2002) 2 (2): 318.
Published: 01 March 2002
...-Sokei Gracia Clark Rhonda Cobham- Sanders John Connolly ElenaCreef Anne D'Alleva Maria Damon Joan Del Plato Alexandrina Deschamps Sandra Doucett Catriona Esquibel Ann Ferguson Leela Fernandez The Ford Foundation Gertrude Fraser Rosa Linda Fregoso Yasuko Fujikara Dawn Fulton Christine Gailey Anita Garey...
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Meridians (2014) 12 (2): 78–98.
Published: 01 September 2014
... as subjects of the Monarch. Boggs explained to the United States Freedmen Commission that "ifit was not for the Queen's law, we would be mobbed here" (Blassingame 1977, 418-21).Abolitionist and newspaper editor of the ProvinciaFl reemanMary Ann Shadd championed the Queen and relocation to Canada in her 1852A...
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Meridians (2010) 10 (2): 203.
Published: 01 March 2010
... ACKNOWLEDGMENTS OpalAdisa Elizabeth Alexander Sonia Alvarez Lisa Armstrong Kum-Kum Bhavnani Ann Boutelle Ginetta Candelario Katie Cannon Edgar Colon Monisha Das Gupta Sarah Deer Nadia Ellis Ann Arnett Ferguson Diane Fujino Johanna Garvey Ruth Gilmore Inderpal Grewal Ambreen Hai Maria Herrera...