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Meridians (2001) 1 (2): 65–72.
Published: 01 March 2001
...Andrea Smith Copyright © 2001 by Wesleyan University Press 2001 CONFERENCE REPORT The Colorof Violence Violence Against Women of Color ANDREA SMITH A young American Indian woman was once gang raped by prominent members of an urban Indian community she and I lived in. When she sought justice...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 445–456.
Published: 01 October 2019
... arts. The author describes radical interdisciplinarity as building on the hybrid methodologies of women of color authors such as Gloria Anzaldúa, Audre Lorde, Leslie Marmon Silko, and Michelle Cliff, who often combined memoir with fiction or poetry. The essay itself includes examples of radical...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 1–12.
Published: 01 December 2020
... generally has the potential to shift their tenor away from empty platitudes and toward empowering platforms. As Smith College President Ruth Simmons wrote in her foreword to volume 1, number 1, at Meridians , “we believe that issues affecting the lives of women of color must be given greater attention...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 340–362.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Kimala Price Abstract Frustrated by the individualist approach of the “choice” paradigm used by the mainstream reproductive rights movement in the United States, a growing coalition of women of color organizations and their allies have sought to redefine and broaden the scope of reproductive rights...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 271–277.
Published: 01 October 2020
... of racial uplift and newer global race consciousness ideas, [and] was an antecedent to the women of color feminism that would emerge in the late twentieth century” (Materson 2009 : 36). The ICWDR archival piece that follows highlights how the internationalist, feminist, antiracist and decolonizing...
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Meridians (2010) 10 (1): 1–31.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Shireen M. Roshanravan Abstract Ethnic Studies and Asian American feminist scholars have investigated how the model-minority racial discourse functions to prevent cross-racial coalition and to cast doubt on Asian American women in their claims to Women of Color political identity. However, none...
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Meridians (2010) 10 (2): 42–65.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Kimala Price Abstract Frustrated by the individualist approach of the “choice” paradigm used by the mainstream reproductive rights movement in the U.S., a growing coalition of women of color organizations and their allies have sought to redefine and broaden the scope of reproductive rights by using...
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Meridians (2013) 11 (2): 114–146.
Published: 01 March 2013
...,capitalist, and nationalist imperatives, little attention has been paid to how racial formation animates normative and queer temporalities.6 Bytracing how nation and empire structure the figure of LaVendidaand Chicanasubjectivitymore broadly,I hope to "color" queer notions of time. "Coloredtime...
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Meridians (2016) 15 (1): 65–85.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Kimberly A. Scott; Patricia Garcia Abstract Discourse about girls and women of color in technology has followed the familiar path of using a single-unit analysis to explain disparity. Consequently, approaches to “motivate” girls of color overemphasize gender and engage in technological...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (1): 114–141.
Published: 01 September 2018
... and former socialist states in central and southeastern Europe. Women members of dominant majorities in Bulgaria, Poland, and Romania seek links to women of color in the Global North and South but their bridgework rests upon claims to racial innocence and shared victimization. The study relates these modes...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (1): 107–130.
Published: 01 September 2018
... and perpetuate a tradition of colonial literature that establishes Martinican women of color, like the island itself, as both sexually available to the colonizer and resigned to exploitation and abandonment. Through an analysis of two French West Indian women writers—Mayotte Capécia and Suzanne Césaire, both...
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Meridians (2000) 1 (1): 85–109.
Published: 01 September 2000
...Rachel Lee Copyright © 2000 by Wesleyan University Press 2000 IN THE TRENCHES Notes from the (non)Field Teaching and Theorizing Women of Color RACHEL LEE Wewerenot bornwomenofcolor,but became womenofcolorhere. - JacquiAlexandearndChandraMohanty In their introduction to FeministGenealogieCso...
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Meridians (2001) 1 (2): 28–51.
Published: 01 March 2001
...Kamala Kempadoo Copyright © 2001 by Wesleyan University Press 2001 ESSAY Women of Color and the Global Sex Trade Transnational Feminist Perspectives KAMALA KEMPADOO The global sex trade has received increasing attention since the mid 1990s from a variety of researchers, activists...
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Meridians (2001) 2 (1): 187–217.
Published: 01 September 2001
... of color, and especially those who fall in both broad categories. Consequently, the mirror in Lacanian discourse, with its emphasis on image, is at least symbolically an icon ofWestern society's beauty narratives and an imposition of selflessness on Black women. That sense of unending fragmentation...
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Meridians (2002) 3 (1): 265–273.
Published: 01 September 2002
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Meridians (2002) 3 (1): 125–132.
Published: 01 September 2002
...Martha Arevalo Duffield; Karina Lissette Cespedes Copyright © 2002 by Wesleyan University Press 2002 CONFERENCE REPORT PracticingTransgression Radical Women of Color for the 21st Centurv, MARTHA AREVALO DUFFIELD AND KARINA LISSETTE CESPEDES FEBRUARY 7-10, 2002, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA...
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Meridians (2004) 4 (2): 120–124.
Published: 01 March 2004
..., slavery, and racism. Our "home" has never been a safe place for people of color. Because many mainstream feminist organizations are whitedominated, they often do not see themselves as potential victims in Bush's war in the U.S. and abroad. However, those considered "alien" in the United States and hence...
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Meridians (2023) 22 (1): 76–93.
Published: 01 April 2023
...Akwugo Emejulu; Francesca Sobande Abstract In this article we examine how intersectional vulnerabilities are experienced and made sense of by women of color activists in Europe. We name intersectional vulnerabilities as a broad, sometimes contradictory, set of emotions, all tied to activists...
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Meridians (2023) 22 (2): 323–347.
Published: 01 October 2023
...Sreerekha Sathi Abstract This essay is a testimonial of the author’s experiences, memories, and reflections about becoming a person/woman of color, discovering, and unearthing the meanings of racialization, white privilege, and white supremacy in the contemporary United States. The author gives...
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Meridians (2016) 15 (1): 7–39.
Published: 01 December 2016
... and implementing feminist pedagogies and practices, the authors trace the trajectory of two young women of color in their classrooms who, as a result of reading hooks, employ a range of literacies—including blogging, public speaking, and campus activism—to participate in movement building within intersectional...