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Meridians (2006) 6 (2): 150–176.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Samar Attar Copyright © 2006 by Smith College 2006 SAMARATTAR The Price of Dissidence A MeditationonCreativity, Censorshipa,ndExile Whatisthesenseof livingon asone'sownshadow?Weare ghostsor memories. --Stefan Zweig Exchanging One Prison Cell for Another At the end of my novel Lina:A...
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Meridians (2006) 6 (2): 195–208.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Chimalum Nwankwo Copyright © 2006 by Smith College 2006 CHIMALUM NWANKWO AfricanLiteratureand the Woman TheImaBineRd ealityasa StrateBY of Dissidence Whenever transformation becomes necessary in human society, it must begin with some kind of alteration or fixing of an internal cartography...
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Meridians (2006) 6 (2): 220–235.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Brinda Mehta Copyright © 2006 by Smith College 2006 BRINDA MEHTA Dissidence, Creativitya, nd EmbargoArtin Nuha Al-Radi's BaghdadDiaries Foralmostafull decadea, n inhuman campaignofsanctions-themostcompleteever in recordedhistory-has destroyedIraqasa modernstate, decimateditspeople...
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Meridians (2006) 6 (2): 93–116.
Published: 01 March 2006
... self and the self as communal and also as political might engender? I suggest that the best way is to return to el Saadawi's notion of al-munadiland to the power of the dissident voice that the novels present, which is most clearly understood by approaching them from the perspective of what both...
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Meridians (2015) 13 (1): 186–203.
Published: 01 September 2015
... and change on the African continent. Copyright © 2015 by Smith College 2015 CHERYL TOMAN Werewere Liking's Village Ki-Yi: Dissidence and Creativity in Abidjan Abstract In 1978, Cameroonian author and playwrightWerewere Liking moved to Abidjan, Coted'Ivoire where she was able to find an artisticfreedom...
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Meridians (2006) 6 (2): 1–21.
Published: 01 March 2006
... "in the margin" and "marginalized." In my view, to be in the margin is not synonymous with being marginalized; liminality is not tantamount to disempowerment. One can be in the margin without acting "marginalized" when one inhabits the marginal location in refusal-as a dissident, a conscientious objector raising...
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Meridians (2006) 6 (2): 22–32.
Published: 01 March 2006
...,and Dissidence" that I convened in Cairo, Egypt, under the aegis of the Arab Women Solidarity Association (AWSAOne would not need to look far to find reasons for the necessity of such a global gathering at this juncture in transnational and global relations. Grave concerns about the deepening inequalities within...
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Meridians (2006) 6 (2): v–vi.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Paula J. Giddings Copyright © 2005 by Smith College 2005 PAULA J. GIDDINGS Preface When the renowned Egyptian physician-psychiatrist, writer, and activist Nawal el Saadawi first told me of her plans to hold a conference entitled "Women, Creativity, and Dissidence" in Cairo, Egypt, in 2005, I...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 484–507.
Published: 01 December 2020
... dissident bodies to mold them into passive subjects of the state, “revolutionaries transformed disfiguration into badges of political maturity. Eye patches became ubiquitous; even the venerable lions of Qasr al-Nil bridge donned them as symbols of the deformed but steadfast body” (Jadaliyya Reports 2013...
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Meridians (2006) 6 (2): 177–194.
Published: 01 March 2006
... questions about creativity and dissidence. Rebel Roots The status, struggles, dreams, desires, resilience, and strength of African womanhood, as they negotiate the demands of culture and social realities have been noted by Fran~oise Pfaff(1984), Sheila Petty (1996), and David Murphy (2000), among others...
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Meridians (2016) 13 (2): 164–188.
Published: 01 March 2016
..." rather than a political script. They came into being through a vastly different mode of production marked by sudden outbursts of dissidence rather than through a highly organized, revolutionary structure. When read in conjunction with one another as a collage, they nonetheless encoded the principles...
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Meridians (2006) 6 (2): 78–92.
Published: 01 March 2006
... they create and perform, are committing outrageous acts that cause genuine social awareness and change. One of the most striking, and risky, forms of dissidence that North African women dramatists employ is the choice to portray-or participate in-behavior that is considered outrageous by the societies...
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Meridians (2006) 6 (2): 209–219.
Published: 01 March 2006
... of how Arabs are treated as less than human, and they prefer a clean conscience and a prison sentence. 216 VICTORIA BRITTAIN Guantanamo is producing its own dissidents among the staff, especially military lawyers, who are talking to journalists, writing books, and denouncing the injustices they see...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (1): 107–130.
Published: 01 September 2018
... Poems of Aimé Césaire . Translated by Davis Gregson . Stanford : Stanford University Press . Césaire Aimé , and Ménil René , eds. (1941–45) 1978 . Tropiques . Paris : Editions Jean-Michel Place . Césaire Suzanne . 2009 . Le grand camouflage: Écrits de dissidence...
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Meridians (2000) 1 (1): 1–28.
Published: 01 September 2000
... compensated for all the pains, including prison, exile, dismissal from my work, you know, putting my name on the death list-all that. I suffered a lot from what I was doing in my life, from my dissidence. But when I discovered the pleasure of writing novels and fiction and creative writing, this pleasure...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (1): 16–24.
Published: 01 September 2018
.... In a country where dependable Internet access continues to be a luxury even at the nation’s institutions of higher education. It also seems reasonable to add here that living in the Dominican Republic today as a black woman, an activist or a dissident, that being a migrant or having a relationship to Haitian...
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Meridians (2006) 6 (2): 54–77.
Published: 01 March 2006
... paper about the significance ofNana Asma'u's achievements and legacy apply in many ways to practically all the topics around which the May 2005 conference of the Arab Women Solidarity Association was structured. They are particularly relevant to the discourse on dissident philosophy and feminism...
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Meridians (2023) 22 (2): 231–239.
Published: 01 October 2023
..., LGBTQ+, dissident scholars, and other progressive civil society actors. Korkman writes, “Such intricacies are revealed as central and constitutive when we approach the terrain of transnational feminist analysis and struggle with a double consciousness, such as that which comes from being a subject...
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Meridians (2022) 21 (1): 1–10.
Published: 01 April 2022
..., aghast, on a Cuban security crackdown in response to the protests, characterised by the jailing of dissidents and alleged human rights violations,” noted Belén Fernández ( 2021 ), Jacobin Magazine contributing editor. “While such critiques are not in and of themselves invalid, they would surely hold...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (1): 11–38.
Published: 01 April 2021
... Nineteenth-Century South Asian Novel , Krupa Shandilya seeks to recover “dissident subjectivities” (4) for Indian women in the later nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, in a broader historical context of colonial British critique and indigenous South Asian social reform. Through a close reading...