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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 261–277.
Published: 01 October 2019
...Elisabeth Armstrong Abstract In 1949, at a conference instigated by the Women’s International Democratic Federation (WIDF) held in Beijing, China, the Asian Women’s Conference solidified an anticolonial, antifascist, and antiracist theory for organizing women transnationally. This transnational...
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Meridians (2024) 23 (1): 29–50.
Published: 01 April 2024
...Elena Ruíz Abstract This article addresses the experience of precarity and vulnerability in racialized gender-based violence from a structural perspective. Informed by Indigenous social theory and anticolonial approaches to intergenerational trauma that link settler colonial violence...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (1): 174–182.
Published: 01 April 2021
... anticolonial and anti-imperial project. Copyright © 2021 Smith College 2021 imperialism colonialism women Africa Asia resistance On January 23, 1985, the Afro-Asian Peoples’ Solidarity Organization (AAPSO) held its second meeting of the Presidium Committee on Women in Cairo to discuss...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (1): 127–150.
Published: 01 April 2021
... to provide a counterpoint against which a modern and national Brahmanical womanhood could be articulated. The author brings together a constellation of events that participated in the construction of Indian womanhood, especially the rise of sound film against the backdrop of growing anticolonial...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (1): 107–130.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Marina Magloire Abstract This essay argues that the anticolonial efforts of Martinican intellectuals like Aimé Césaire and Frantz Fanon often established a strict dichotomy between a violated, abject, and feminized Martinique and a masculine and authoritative France. In this way, they reify...
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Meridians (2023) 22 (1): 115–145.
Published: 01 April 2023
...Ayasha Guerin Abstract This three-part essay first introduces Berlin’s anticolonial, Black feminist poetics through the work of May Ayim and Audre Lorde, whose poems “Blues in Black-and-White” and “East Berlin 1989” were written shortly after the fall of the Berlin Wall in response to racial...
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Meridians (2024) 23 (1): 110–132.
Published: 01 April 2024
... within a broader, complex matrix of power. The article positions the Palestinian feminist anticolonial struggle in relation to wider debates on Black, transnational, and Third World feminisms to contextualize the movement. The article eventually turns to contemporary examples of intersectional feminist...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (2): 370–395.
Published: 01 October 2021
.... Since my task is to clear the space for a nuanced understanding of feminist “secularism” in Pakistan, my discussion throughout this essay will intertwine women, gender, and nation with the social-cultural history of Islam in South Asia along with the discourses of anticolonial nationalism in this region...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 253–260.
Published: 01 October 2019
... in anticolonial wars, they called on women in Western Europe and the United States to oppose imperial counterinsurgent violence and the neo-imperialism of Wall Street. As difficult as these kinds of solidarities were, Armstrong argues that they were centered in a formation that linked women’s liberation...
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Meridians (2015) 13 (1): 53–77.
Published: 01 September 2015
... that concerns over the status ofwomen and the family were central to debates over how to address crises in colonial governance in the region. These principally had to do with how best to reorganize British rule in ways that would assuage anticolonial resistance ahead of the orderly relinquishment of colonial...
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Meridians (2023) 22 (1): 231–233.
Published: 01 April 2023
... at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She is the author of Ricanness: Enduring Time in Anticolonial Performance (2019), coauthor of Formless Formation: Vignettes for the End of the World (2021), and a coeditor of the Minoritarian Aesthetics series. She is the cofounder of The Brown Theatre Collective...
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Meridians (2005) 6 (1): 224–226.
Published: 01 September 2005
... the first African woman to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for "her contribution to sustainable development, democracy, and peace." PATRICIA McFADDEN was born in Swaziland and has lived and worked in southern Africa for the past thirty years in the anticolonial resistance and the women's movements. She...
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Meridians (2006) 7 (1): 73–103.
Published: 01 September 2006
... of rule, albeit to different effects. Scholars ofTrinidadian history have convincingly narrated the transition from the colonial era to the postcolonial (or neocolonial) one as mediated by an elite anticolonial nationalism that mobilized decolonization movements by, ironically, preservintghe notions...
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Meridians (2006) 6 (2): 117–149.
Published: 01 March 2006
... at the onset of the Egyptian national political awakening, the parallel identification of women as primary consumers-to whom product manufacturers directed considerable attention-and partners in the anticolonial movement contributed in the framing of her identity in the national public sphere. 1 The idea...
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Meridians (2024) 23 (1): 1–13.
Published: 01 April 2024
... of oppression,” Al-Qaws and the Palestinian Feminist Collective. Both exemplify decolonial, anticolonial, and transnational feminist intersectionality that “seeks to end oppression ‘from within, as well as without’” (127). We turn next to northern Fenno-Scandinavia and the Murmansk peninsula, where...
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Meridians (2023) 22 (1): 5–10.
Published: 01 April 2023
... exclusionary practices. To exemplify these practices and how they shape the construction of Muslim women as the Other, Gordillo’s article centers Muslim Moroccan women on the Moroccan/Spanish border in the towns of Nador and Melilla. Ayasha Guerin in “Matter and Memory” introduces Berlin’s anticolonial, Black...
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Meridians (2005) 5 (2): 57–82.
Published: 01 March 2005
... that while anticolonial nationalist movements were concerned with modernizing Islam, the concern oflslamists is to Islamize the expression of modernity in present-day Muslim societies. In Pakistan, Islamization has attempted to reappropriate aspects of the public, political space that were at least formally...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 September 2018
... Capécia, and the Shapeshifting Doudou in Vichy Martinique” Marina Magloire explains how anticolonial West Indian women writers understood that French colonialists were always already hoisted by their own ideological petards. She argues that misogynist colonial fantastical renderings of female shape...
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Meridians (2022) 21 (1): 123–154.
Published: 01 April 2022
... Marx and Vladimir Lenin), Fernández Retamar claims Caliban as emblematic of Latin American anticolonial and nationalist militancy. If Rodó associated Caliban with the boorish, materialistic United States, Fernández Retamar draws on Martí and Che Guevara to limn a “New” or “Third” World Calibán...
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Meridians (2024) 23 (1): 210–234.
Published: 01 April 2024
...) is included. At first glance, this notion that everyone is Ainu is alarmingly problematic, especially to the Western audience, as it seems to negate a specific Indigenous history, identity, and difference, all of which are important entities for the anticolonial efforts of Indigenous peoples. 9 Yet...