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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 (2009) 9 (2): 130–152.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Shahnaz Khan Abstract Drawing upon the cinematic narrative of the internationally acclaimed film Khamosh Pani , I relocate the issues it raises within a wider discussion about the gendered nature of conflict between religious communities during the chaos of the 1947 Partition of British India...
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Meridians (2014) 12 (2): 78–98.
Published: 01 September 2014
...dann j. Broyld Abstract Harriet Tubman and female fugitives from the United States maintained elevated expectations for British Canada during the late antebellum period. Their quest to reach Canadian soil was twofold: they wanted to resist enslavement in America, and also to sidestep sexual...
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Meridians (2016) 13 (2): 164–188.
Published: 01 March 2016
... images of women from the global south. It also examines the figure of the pan-Arab feminist Huda Shaarawi, who in 1919 organized the largest women's anti-British demonstration, and became in 1935 the vice president of the International Alliance of Women for Suffrage and Equal Citizenship, and in 1945...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (1): 161–182.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Lily Mabura; Ronak Husni Abstract Bader Hirsi (1968–) is a renowned Yemeni British filmmaker whose works include the documentary The English Sheikh and the Yemeni Gentleman (2000) and the feature film A New Day in Old Sana’a (2005) . This essay explores how photography and film creatively interact...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 484–507.
Published: 01 December 2020
... discourse that has generated an Islamophobic understanding about women in Muslim-majority countries. This is the kind of feminist disruption that the Vietnamese-American filmmaker and writer Trinh T. Minh-ha addresses in an interview with the British-Asian queer feminist filmmaker Pratibha Parmar...
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Meridians (2002) 2 (2): 188–212.
Published: 01 March 2002
...,henceforth USLP)p, ublished in Bombay in 1889,1 was located at a juncture which marked the onset of the iconization, and barely predated the process of erasure. Ramabai's experience of the U.S. was predictably mediated bythe British connection; and at a general level the American encounter became...
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Meridians (2008) 8 (1): 144–179.
Published: 01 September 2008
... good women and all connected to the hero Bhuvan. Set in the late nineteenth century, Lagaannarrates the plight ofindian villagers under British colonialism. Faced with the villagers' complaints about the heavy annual land tax, or lagaan,that the British demand despite the ongoing drought, the haughty...
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Meridians (2006) 6 (2): 209–219.
Published: 01 March 2006
.... residents, most of them originally refugees, remain in [Meridians:feminismra, cet,ransnationalism2006, vol. 6, no. 2, pp. 209-219] ©2006 by Smith College. All rights reserved. 209 spring 2006, and the British government has refused to take any responsibility for them, despite several having lived in Britain...
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Meridians (2005) 6 (1): 58–81.
Published: 01 September 2005
... been mainstreamed into British and American theater, film, and television.5 GENDER, NATION, AND GLOBALIZATION 59 Bollywood's crossover success can be attributed to the increased availability oflndian films on DVD,cable TV,and in theaters catering to South Asians living in the diaspora. But it is also...
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Meridians (2003) 3 (2): 6–16.
Published: 01 March 2003
...June Jordan Copyright © 2003 by Wesleyan University Press 2003 JUNE JORDAN ReportftomtheBahamas1,982 I am staying in a hotel that calls itself The Sheraton British Colonial. One of the photographs advertising the place displays a middle-aged Black man in a waiter's tuxedo, smiling. What...
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Meridians (2005) 6 (1): 1–22.
Published: 01 September 2005
..., which included Robert Mugabe, the independent country's first prime minister, and the British government. The agreement made provisions to establish a land fund, financed by the British and United States governments, which would compensate willing white farmers who sold their land to be redistributed...
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Meridians (2004) 5 (1): 40–65.
Published: 01 September 2004
... is not a new phenomenon; but, rather, it is one that has its roots in the workings of empire (both British and American variants) and the attendant use of slave and indentured labor. Much of the contemporary social science literature on the Caribbean transnational predicament has focused on the processes...
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Meridians (2017) 15 (2): 307–329.
Published: 01 March 2017
... autonomy and power than in the single-sex system introduced by the British. Van Allen's "'Aba Riots' or 'Women's War which appeared in the same collection, underscored Igbo women's frustration at being shut out of political decision-making in the colonial period and Van Allen discussed the structures...
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Meridians (2006) 7 (1): 73–103.
Published: 01 September 2006
... and morality based on gendered and sexualized norms that it then instituted after independence. Under colonialism, Alexander argues, the black body was sexualized and demonized as a mode of control. She writes, "It would indeed require a complicated set of cognitive and ideological reversals for the British...
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Meridians (2023) 22 (2): 240–266.
Published: 01 October 2023
... the text of Migritude highly mobile by synthesizing multiple voices of oppressed women from colonial periods ranging from Roman to British. Different modes of storytelling by different voices in the text, including her mother’s, displace Patel’s one-dimensional perspective. This collaborative knowledge...
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Meridians (2005) 6 (1): 216–222.
Published: 01 September 2005
... Lands(1857) in order to earn a living. She was a freeborn woman of color from Kingston, Jamaica; but rather than seeing her as a black British colonial subject, Fish views her as a "transatlantic traveler of the Americas" who disrupts and resists categories ofidentification (66). Seacole's identities...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 51–68.
Published: 01 December 2020
...,” a talk given on the BBC . In Five Views of Multiracial Britain . London : British Broadcasting Corporation and the Commission for Racial Equality . hooks bell , and Dingwaney Anuradha . 1992 . “ Sisters of the Yam: Mississippi Masala ,” Z 5 (July/August). Hull Gloria T...
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Meridians (2000) 1 (1): 187–203.
Published: 01 September 2000
... exchanged her Indian passport for a British one. In September 1991I moved from England to Santa Barbara, California, in the United States. I am now in a relationship with John Foran -we are lifetime sexual companions-and have two children, a daughter (Cerina), who is four years old, and a son (Amal), who...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (1): 127–150.
Published: 01 April 2021
... ) observed in her work on prostitution under the Raj, British officials organized communities into categories, typified by the kinds of labor they provided, and in turn instituted social hierarchies through colonial practices of data collection. All these measures colluded to produce a lasting discourse...
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