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Meridians (2022) 21 (1): 123–154.
Published: 01 April 2022
... that make palpable the entrenched effects of anti-Black violence. Casal’s scholarship practices what queer Cuban philosopher José Muñoz calls “disidentification.” Against a tradition that dismisses women as monsters, she reformats Cuban and Black thought by assuming the role of Shakespeare and Fernández...
Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 309–324.
Published: 01 November 2018
... violence from male aggressors. Yet through its reliance on certain restrictions, gendered and otherwise, the portrait of the vulnerable girl that campaigners outline inadvertently prompts disidentifications as well. Copyright © 2018 Smith College 2018 #BBOG Bring Back Our Girls girlhood hawkers...
Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 323–347.
Published: 01 October 2020
... “they told” and her and her female community’s lived experiences. The narrative’s disidentificatory politics present themselves through such paradoxes. I invoke such contradictions when describing Esperanza as not no Rapunzel. My essay title flags the disidentification that is central to The House...
Meridians (2001) 2 (1): 187–217.
Published: 01 September 2001
... the subject identifies metonymically also represents disidentification, because the subject is always being dislodged/ always dislodging herself from a settled identity with her other. In these two texts, identity is an "ongoing unsettling process," as Trinh T. Minh-ha (1989,40) has termed it, and challenges...
Meridians (2021) 20 (2): 466–490.
Published: 01 October 2021
... in Disidentifications: Queers of Color and the Performance of Politics (1999). Muñoz argues that minority subjects struggle with accepting or resisting identity as defined by the dominant sphere. Solely working within the dominant understandings of minority identities would mean “an easy or magical identification...
Meridians (2022) 21 (1): 1–10.
Published: 01 April 2022
... Black feminism is also taken up by Laura Lomas in her Essay “Afro-Latina Disidentification and Bridging: Lourdes Casal’s Critical Race Theory.” Lomas’s title also references the recent targeting of critical race theory by right-wing ideologues in the United States who have launched a disinformation...
Meridians (2016) 13 (2): 148–163.
Published: 01 March 2016
... social, political, and economic dilemmas in addition to predicting how they will be resolved by the new power. Unfortunately, the peones never realize their importance in the process. The practice of disidentification could have led to selfconsciousness. According to Leela Fernandes in Transforming...
Meridians (2019) 18 (1): 41–62.
Published: 01 April 2019
... Press . Muñoz José Esteban . 1999 . Disidentifications: Queers of Color and the Performance of Politics . Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press . Muñoz José Esteban . 2009 . Cruising Utopia: The Then and There of Queer Futurity . New York : NYU Press . Muñoz Manuel...
Meridians (2022) 21 (2): 455–479.
Published: 01 October 2022
... – 51 . Oxford : Blackwell . Muñoz José Esteban . 1999 . Disidentifications: Queers of Color and the Performance of Politics . Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press . Muñoz José Esteban . 2020 . The Sense of Brown . Durham, NC : Duke University Press . Musser...
Meridians (2023) 22 (1): 204–228.
Published: 01 April 2023
... activist Zak Kostopoulos/Zackie Oh). 27 Individuals from the ballroom scene participate selectively in mainstream realms while some ballroom dancers use Greek laiká in their choreographies. Thus, the mainstream sphere is affected by the underground and vice versa. These examples index disidentification...
Meridians (2023) 22 (2): 446–474.
Published: 01 October 2023
... ; Negrón-Muntaner 1999 ; Rivera-Velázquez and Torres Narváez 2016 ; Torres 2008 ). 10 For instance, in his recent book, Lawrence La Fountain-Stokes ( 2021 ) employs the term transloca to capture the movements, displacements, and disidentifications of Puerto Rican drag and trans performers...
Meridians (2003) 3 (2): 139–170.
Published: 01 March 2003
... to the tendency to posit "home" as a place of alienation and disidentification, I show how Chicana lesbians have written familial homes and ethnic traditions into the center of their stories of sexual awakening, desire, and activity.2 Nevertheless, the politics of queer Chicana sexualities often remain...
Meridians (2006) 7 (1): 73–103.
Published: 01 September 2006
... through which sugar planters would reassert their control over Afro-Caribbean workers" (Kale 1995, 74). 6 Yetby emphasizing natural history's production ofracialized disidentifications, CereusBloomsat Ni.9htalso shows the ways in which this discourse is used to articulate new forms of collectivity...
Meridians (2005) 5 (2): 89–103.
Published: 01 March 2005
... and privilege male interest. Carpi builds on this observation in her novels as she inserts the question of ethnicity and considers how ethnicity in any social context produces group identification and disidentification. In the United States people of color have been both inside and excluded from the justice...
Meridians (2003) 3 (2): 110–131.
Published: 01 March 2003
... and diaspora through their identifications and disidentifications with daffodils, and for Sophie through identification with other flowers as well, such as roses, bougainvillea, hibiscus. Diaspora, as Laguerre defines it, maps place of departure, home or here, and place of arrival, here or here...
Meridians (2016) 14 (1): 94–120.
Published: 01 June 2016
... critically about how a continued focus on these kinds of social movements erases the activism of blacks, women, and poor people. Drawing from Joao Costa Vargas's (2014) essay on the apparent "black disidentification" with these street protesters and "the absence ofBlack people participating as Blacks" (3), I...
Meridians (2000) 1 (1): 85–109.
Published: 01 September 2000
... of disidentification, controverting previous overinvestments in women of color as a "new model for unity" (Zinn and Dill, xv).19 While certainly admirable, this emphasis on "unity" tends to obscure the legitimacy of other modes of conceptualizing and narrating women of color as also a site of difference and struggle...
Meridians (2010) 10 (1): 137–163.
Published: 01 September 2010
... bag of strategies for identification and then disidentification with the nation, then its "resolution" cannot be subsumed under one discourse to which there are only opposing moments that reinforce that which is already resolved. The drama ofTrinidadian women's sexuality played out this tension among...
Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 279–307.
Published: 01 December 2020
... . 1988 . “ Análisis de las experiencias y dificultades de mujeres lesbianas en Puerto Rico en un grupo de discussion: Hacia un vision liberadora del lesbianismo .” M.A. thesis, Universidad de Puerto Rico , Rio Piedras . Muñoz José . 1999 . Disidentifications: Queers of Color...
Meridians (2003) 3 (2): 171–203.
Published: 01 March 2003
... as symptomatic of an aspect of my changing environment as a young black woman in New York" (Wallace 1990, xxiii). Wallace theorized that middle-class black men selected white women as mates out of an unconscious disidentification with the past life from which they wanted to disassociate, given their newly-found...