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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 32–64.
Published: 01 April 2020
...Tracey Jean Boisseau Abstract This essay offers a close reading of Anne Moody’s widely read but under-theorized memoir of the civil rights movement, Coming of Age in Mississippi (1968). This essay’s focus mirrors a main focus in Moody’s narrative: her relationship with her mother. Much of the body...
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Meridians (2014) 12 (2): 142–152.
Published: 01 September 2014
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Meridians (2003) 3 (2): 110–131.
Published: 01 March 2003
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Meridians (2004) 5 (1): 201–224.
Published: 01 September 2004
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Meridians (2016) 14 (1): 70–75.
Published: 01 June 2016
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Meridians (2002) 2 (2): 185–187.
Published: 01 March 2002
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Meridians (2003) 3 (2): 132–138.
Published: 01 March 2003
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 169–195.
Published: 01 December 2020
... allegiance to a sexless brown mother has come at considerable cost: women’s active sexuality. The cultural work of Cisneros and López stretches Chicano/a collective imaginaries, shifting the terms by which Chicano/a subjects understand themselves, desire others, and act on the social world. Originally...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 508–512.
Published: 01 December 2020
... Black women involved in all sorts of social change efforts in an exceptionally wide range of places and spaces, urban and rural, governmental, religious, trade union, academic, and artistic sites, and many more. As captured in their slogan, “ Vem Marchar com a Gente ” (Come March with Us) and spelled...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (2): 363–372.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Erin L. Berry-McCrea Abstract This paper describes the ways that Black millennial women have come to acknowledge the role of voice and to recognize the sociolinguistic traumas that they experience in and outside of digital spaces. The lived experiences of Black millennial women within the digital...
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Meridians (2016) 13 (2): 56–78.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Wiebke Beushausen Abstract This article offers a literary and cultural studies approach to sexual citizenship and belonging through a reading of the coming-of-age genre. Coming-of-age narratives, a primary mode of a womanist Caribbean diaspora poetics, offer fruitful ground for an analysis...
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Meridians (2008) 8 (2): 64–93.
Published: 01 March 2008
... figure of the Hindu-Muslim union that is visible, and, in fact, audible throughout. Two of the songs in Fire come from Bombay (1995) and reference that film's allegory of an inclusive, secular India. In contrast to other critics who focus only on Fire's reception, I read scenes such as the ones featuring...
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Meridians (2011) 11 (1): 66–90.
Published: 01 September 2011
... or not, whose rhetorical exigency and authority comes from her husband's inability to speak. This case study demonstrates that although the rhetorical use of traditional gender roles, such as widowhood, provides an elevated platform from which women can speak, it also transforms women from credible individuals...
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Meridians (2014) 12 (1): 201–207.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Julietta Hua Abstract Human trafficking has gained attention world-wide, and stories about victimization and violence help to define the so-called underground activities of trafficking. Rather than ask what counts as an instance of human trafficking, this essay considers how we come to see one...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (1): 1–29.
Published: 01 June 2016
... are shared, appropriated, and reworked in order to understand Black women's reality. Thus, Brazilian Black women have built their political autonomy—that is, their ability to read and interpret reality—coming up with their own version of feminist thought based on the concrete and historical experiences...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (1): 94–120.
Published: 01 June 2016
... in Salvador, the prevailing image of black women, particularly those who live in poor neighborhoods, is that they lack the knowledge and political sophistication needed to organize mass social movements. This article seeks to undermine this image by exploring how black women have come to radicalize local...
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Meridians (2015) 13 (1): 129–156.
Published: 01 September 2015
... entities able to come and go at will, Asian companies are able to adopt a virtual character, while alienating women from the high-tech commodities they produce, treating the women as machine-like, disposable cyborgs without human needs or rights. I argue for an understanding of not only the economic...
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Meridians (2015) 13 (1): 186–203.
Published: 01 September 2015
... today, is influenced by African matriarchal traditions, although it is surrounded by the realities of a patriarchal world, and these traditions come into play in its organization and mission. Liking is not only the mother of ideas at the Village, but also of the poor, marginalized, and sometimes...
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Meridians (2017) 15 (2): 464–490.
Published: 01 March 2017
... diasporic scholars, the essay foregrounds issues that have come to define notions of transnationalism, and it elucidates their specific implications for Caribbean women; these issues include representations of home and ancestral connections, negotiations of public and domestic spaces, and depictions black...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (1): 163–183.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Julie Iromuanya Abstract The politically voiceless, economically visible, and racially indeterminate middleman minority status as noted by sociologists Edna Bonacich and Pyong Gap Min hardly comes to mind when scholars envision women of Africa and the African Diaspora. Still, when considering...