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Meridians (2022) 21 (1): 49–72.
Published: 01 April 2022
...Annette K. Joseph-Gabriel Abstract This study explores the relationship between past and future in neo-slave narratives that feature Black girl protagonists. Marlon James’s The Book of Night Women tells the story of six enslaved women and their youngest recruit Lilith, as they organize a slave...
Published: 01 April 2019
Figure 42. Flyer promoting Close That Bedroom Door! , a book that urged white women to oppose racial integration by resisting sexual advances of black men, circa 1957. Vivion Lenon Brewer Papers, SSC. (See Supplement 13 [2 pp.].) More
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Meridians (2004) 5 (1): 267–270.
Published: 01 September 2004
... Copyright © 2004 by Smith College 2004 LIST OF BOOKS RECEIVED 2004 Agigan, Amy.BabySteps:HowLesbianAlternativeInseminationIsChan.9in.t9heWorld. Middletown, Conn.: Wesleyan University Press, 2004. Barsamian, David. TheCheckbooakndtheCruiseMissile:ConversationwsithArundhati Roy.Cambridge, Mass...
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Meridians (2022) 21 (2): 413–435.
Published: 01 October 2022
...Kelli Moore Abstract This review essay discusses recent exhibitions and accompanying art books published at the threshold of Black philosophy and aesthetics in relation to feminist mourning practices: Nicole Fleetwood’s book and exhibition Marking Time: Art in the Age of Mass Incarceration (2020...
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Meridians (2022) 21 (2): 334–349.
Published: 01 October 2022
... the narrative management of women’s bodies and the form of the novel itself. The invitation to mourn extends beyond the book’s characters and to the reader. A Mercy disturbs the potentially stabilizing authority of the written word, expanding the practice of literary mourning from the world of the book...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 548–558.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Karsonya Wise Whitehead Abstract Alice Walker in her book, In Search of Our Mothers’ Garden , notes that when you write the book you want to read, you are both pointing and following your “direction of vision.” As a writer and a Black feminist scholar, the author understood this to mean that she...
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Meridians (2022) 21 (2): 480–505.
Published: 01 October 2022
...Patricia Ann Lott Abstract This essay analyzes Harriet E. Wilson’s Our Nig (1859) as a book of lamentations for its bereaved black subject’s mother loss, social death, and prematurely ended girlhood. More specifically, it examines a daughter’s devastation over her natal alienation, violent...
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Meridians (2016) 13 (2): 164–188.
Published: 01 March 2016
... the founding president of the Arab Feminist Union. Bringing these figures into conversation with Angela Davis's encounter with women in Egypt in her book Women, Culture, and Politics opens up new spaces for cross-border feminisms that cut across imperial legacies that continue to define relationships between...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (2): 351–362.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Courtney Bryant Abstract In her book Too Heavy a Yoke: Black Women and the Burden of Strength , Chanequa Walker-Barnes (2014) offers a theological analysis of the myth of the “StrongBlackWoman,” a trope that suggests that black women do not have the same human needs or experience pain like others...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 323–347.
Published: 01 October 2020
..., classist, and racist ones—she argues that the book references such tales at length to highlight their widespread power while also challenging their problematic ideologies. The simultaneous engagement with and contestation of these stories are what makes Cisneros’s text revisionist and disidentificatory...
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Meridians (2006) 6 (2): 236–240.
Published: 01 March 2006
... Copyright © 2006 by Smith College 2006 ABOUT THE CONTRIBUTORS Guest Editors NAWAL EL SAADAWI is a writer, a psychiatrist, and an author who is well known not only in Arab countries but all over the world. She has more than forty books to her credit. Her works have been translated into over...
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Meridians (2002) 2 (2): 312–315.
Published: 01 March 2002
... Copyright © 2002 by Wesleyan University Press 2002 ABOUT THE CONTRIBUTORS IFI AMADIUMEis Professor ofReligion at Dartmouth College. Educated in Nigeria and Britain, she has written several books with a special focus on gender analysis. Her latest book is Daughters of the Goddess...
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Meridians (2001) 1 (2): 73–93.
Published: 01 March 2001
...Doris Witt Copyright © 2001 by Wesleyan University Press 2001 REVIEW ESSAY Global Feminisms and Food A Review Essay DORIS WITT Books under Discussion Avakian,Arlene Voski, ed. Throu.9htheKitchenWindow:WomenWritersExplorethe IntimateMeanin.9osfFoodandCookin.9B. oston: Beacon Press, 1997...
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Meridians (2001) 2 (1): 241–245.
Published: 01 September 2001
... novel is No Re9rets. RITA ARDITTI was born in Argentina and has lived in the United States since 1965. She is on the faculty of the Graduate College of Interdisciplinary Studies of the Union Institute. Her most recent book is Searchin9forLife:the Grandmothersofthe PlazadeMayo andthe Disappeared...
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Meridians (2004) 5 (1): 271–273.
Published: 01 September 2004
... as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Mali from 1989 to 1991and returned in 1999. He is presently writing a book with his wife, Kris Halloway-Bidwell, about the life and death of a Malian midwife entitled "When Monique Danced: The Birth of a Friendship, the Loss of a Friend." John and Kris live in Florence...
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Meridians (2010) 10 (2): 198–200.
Published: 01 March 2010
... currently completing a study of the pioneering feminist advocacyof SupremeCourt JusticeRuth Bader Ginsberg. JUDITHEZEKIELc,urrently Women's Studies professor in residence at Wright State University,is associate professor at the Universitede Toulouse le Mirail. In addition to her book Feminismin...
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Meridians (2004) 5 (1): 261–263.
Published: 01 September 2004
... HomeBound:FilipinoAmericanLivesacrossCulturesC, ommunities, andCountriesB.yYenLeEspiritu. Berkeley:Universityof California Press, 2003. xi, 282 pp. Softcover,$21.95. YenLe Espiritu's past books have dealt with the history and sociology of Asian Americans (Filipino Americans in particular)-Asian AmericanWomen andMen:Labor,Laws,andLove(1997...
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Meridians (2000) 1 (1): 128–156.
Published: 01 September 2000
... was conducted, following Furman (1997) and Kottak (in Harris 1964: 57). Using color photocopies of images copied from hairstyle books utilized at Salon Lamadas, respondents were asked to select and describe the women they found "most attractive" and "least attractive." The explicit work of the salon...
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Meridians (2003) 3 (2): 289–292.
Published: 01 March 2003
... ABOUT THE CONTRIBUTORS NIKOLG. ALEXANDER-FLOYisDAssistant Professor of Black Studies at VirginiaPolytechnic Institute and State University.Her research and teaching focus on Blackfeminist theory, Blackpolitics, and the law. She is currently working on a book manuscript on the Million Man March...
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Meridians (2006) 7 (1): 222–224.
Published: 01 September 2006
... Retreat .fromOrganization:U.S.FeminismReconceptualiz(eAdlbany: SUNYPress, 2002). She is working on a book entitled "Neoliberalisms Other: The All India Democratic Women's Association and Globalization Politics." JOANNE BARKER (Lenape [Delaware Tribe oflndians]) is Assistant Professor of American Indian...