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Meridians (2008) 8 (1): 93–129.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Jennifer Thorington Springer Abstract “‘Roll It Gal’: Alison Hinds, Female Empowerment, and Calypso” examines the ways in which Caribbean women's bodies, namely those of black women, have been overly sexualized in calypsos. More importantly, this article examines how Hinds (re)claims calypso...
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Meridians (2010) 10 (1): 137–163.
Published: 01 September 2010
... of calypso, and chutney soca, as an Indo-Trinidadian-identified form with roots in traditional South Asian music as well as Carnival cultures, is a particular arena of visibility—and controversy—for critically including Indo-Trinidadian “flag” women in a feminist framework. In this essay, I read...
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Meridians (2008) 8 (1): 1–14.
Published: 01 September 2008
... the centrality of women in popular music and in broadening the scope of their representations and performances. These contributions present a range of disciplinary subjects (musicology, sociology, literature, and communication studies), genres (hip-hop, calypso, soul), topics (religion, cinema, post-Hurricane...
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Meridians (2008) 8 (1): v.
Published: 01 September 2008
..., including black feminism's second and third waves, queerness, and Muslim women. The authors reflect on the intersections with transnational music traditions such as Calypso, Afro-Cuban, and the vocalizations heard in Hindi films. The visual as well as the textual is explored through the double-voiced...
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Meridians (2015) 13 (1): 78–102.
Published: 01 September 2015
... played song on the road during the road march called Kadooment. The Party Monarch competition is for the best party song of the Crop Over season. 6. Soca music is derived from calypso. Both forms are indigenous to the eastern Caribbean. 7. The Caribbean wine has strong connections to Congolese dance...
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Meridians (2010) 10 (1): v–vii.
Published: 01 September 2010
... of their transnational movement and community of remembrance. Soca, a form of music whose roots are in the traditional Carnival genre of calypso and chutney soca, an Indo-Trinidadian music founded in traditional South Asian music as well as in Carnival culture, serves as a foundational metaphor for Samantha Pinto's...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 445–456.
Published: 01 October 2019
... of History . Campbell Susan . 1988 . “ Carnival, Calypso, and Class Struggle in Nineteenth Century Trinidad .” History Workshop , no. 26 : 1 – 27 . Cliff Michelle . 1980 . Claiming an Identity They Taught Me to Despise . Watertown, MA : Persephone Press . Cowley John...
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Meridians (2006) 7 (1): 38–68.
Published: 01 September 2006
...). In patriarchal societies such as Jamaica, heterosexual sex and sexuality are important symbols of masculinity and power, particularly among young men who are socially and economically powerless. We hear it in the popular culture, for instance, SIZE MATTERS 55 where dancehall and calypso lyrics are replete...
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Meridians (2001) 1 (2): 28–51.
Published: 01 March 2001
... has also been noted in various social studies as well as in calypsos and other cultural productions in places such as Trinidad, Curacao, Belize, Puerto Rico, and Cuba (Del Omo 1979; Kane 1993; Kempadoo 1996; Martis 1999; Findlay 1999; T. Hall 1994). Here too, Brown and Black women provided sexual...
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Meridians (2003) 3 (2): 57–92.
Published: 01 March 2003
... on International Women's Day 2001 that the state would establish an anti-horning unit to create jobs for men so that women would not have to horn them. 19 This was the Minister's direct response to the Mighty Shadow Road March 20 winning calypso, "Yuh Looking for Horn": Paraphrasing Soca Monarch Shadow in his 2001...