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Meridians (2005) 5 (2): 149–175.
Published: 01 March 2005
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Meridians (2010) 10 (2): 124–140.
Published: 01 March 2010
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Meridians (2013) 11 (2): 91–111.
Published: 01 March 2013
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Meridians (2016) 13 (2): 148–163.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Lily Martinez Abstract Borders have been commonly popularized as a space where illegal acts and perversions occur. As an area of political instability and representative of constant corporal movement, they are imagined as the impossibility of cultural development. Typical representations of the...
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Meridians (2014) 12 (2): 78–98.
Published: 01 September 2014
... women. Unfortunately, what they found on the “Queen's soil” was that racism as well as sexist beliefs were a transcending sentiment, which did not discontinue at the American-Canadian international border. Still, these women in the dominion of Canada fought to challenge constructed borders, whether...
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Meridians (2008) 8 (1): 130–143.
Published: 01 September 2008
... opening and closing that both isolates . . . and makes [it] impenetrable” (Foucault 1986, 26), making the heterotopia a space that erects its own fluid and autonomous boundaries. Las Krudas' music also expands diasporic space, transgresses geographic borders, and links sound to place: La Habana. In La...
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Meridians (2011) 11 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 September 2011
... Sikh subject-formation in a pre-Partition border community, and close in, like the novel itself, on a key moment of embodied violence: the cutting up and reassembling of a woman's body, whose manner of death is later reconstructed by her male family members, in the presence of a female family member...
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Meridians (2014) 12 (1): 208–226.
Published: 01 March 2014
... transported violently across national borders to be sold at auction. These films focus on criminal perpetrators and criminal-justice solutions, rather than on the broader systemic causes of sex trafficking, like globalization, economic inequality, poverty, and ethnic, race, and gender oppressions. This essay...
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Meridians (2015) 13 (1): 129–156.
Published: 01 September 2015
... system as simply a US–Mexico border issue by situating the burgeoning influence of East Asian nations and corporations in this economically profitable region of the world. Through the concept of glorientalization, I elucidate the connections between the all-encompassing gestures of globalization and the...
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Meridians (2016) 13 (2): 164–188.
Published: 01 March 2016
... 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 (2016) 15 (1): 86–105.
Published: 01 December 2016
... is rooted in Black feminist and transnational feminist traditions, and has as its core the guiding principles of intersectionality, scholar-activism, solidarity building, and attention to borders and boundaries. Copyright © 2016 Smith College 2016 ...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (2): 373–381.
Published: 01 March 2018
... well 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...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 484–507.
Published: 01 December 2020
... 2011 people’s uprising in Egypt as well as on the iconic pan-Arab feminist leader Huda Shaarawi to evoke powerful images of Muslim women. Finally, the essay turns to transnational feminists such as Angela Davis, Trinh T. Minh-ha, Cynthia Enloe, Miriam Cooke, and Zillah Eisenstein for cross-border...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 232.
Published: 01 November 2018
... since before the border between wild and free was pinned like steel and plaster, animal and woman, birth and death. Only daughters are shouldered into becoming Mother, cold without children, colder still after birth. This is how it has always been. All we cannot know is when. ...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 112–126.
Published: 01 December 2020
... existence. And like most realities that challenge the status quo, the issue of return has been persistently pushed to the border, where it lingers: unheard, but not unvoiced. In 1998 I traveled from Cambridge, Massachusetts, to Jerusalem to introduce my ten year-old daughter to an elderly, ailing...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 253–260.
Published: 01 October 2019
... North Africa region. Radical transnational feminism demands an epistemological shift. Rosamond S. King’s essay pushes the border of transnational feminist inquiry by using the radical interdisciplinarity of poetry, creative arts, and biography to flesh out the stories of jamette women in Trinidad in...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (1): 244–246.
Published: 01 April 2019
... unions and we could recite facts about labor conditions and open borders and product dumping and job losses. But what we knew consciously was nothing to what we knew in our skin. But it was not Yes. A No against Non is not Yes. It was still raging against, and on the other side was fullness, desire...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 131–138.
Published: 01 December 2020
... is oil. Third, we want to comment on the extent to which domestic civil repression is intrinsically linked to the violence of war. Thus the effects of the current conflict will be played out in the U.S. and its border zones through the augmentation of border patrolling and policing, as well as in...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 1–12.
Published: 01 December 2020
... being denied their internationally recognized human rights through the current administration’s new “Remain in Mexico” policy, which has essentially made Mexico a purgatory zone (Hinojosa 2020 ). For those who do make it across our increasingly militarized borders, the taking and jailing of their...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 361–375.
Published: 01 November 2018
... . McClaurin Irma . 2001 . Black Feminist Anthropology: Theory, Politics, Praxis, and Poetics . New Brunswick, NJ : Rutgers University Press . Mohanty Chandra . 2003 . Feminism without Borders: Decolonizing Theory, Practicing Solidarity . Durham, NC : Duke University Press . Moorman...