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Meridians (2019) 18 (1): 14–16.
Published: 01 April 2019
... apartheid existence Copyright © 2019 Gabeba Baderoon 2019 ...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (1): 244–246.
Published: 01 April 2019
... no one can tell by our clothes who exists and who does not. We buy our existence. Our bodies clothed in labels, we ourselves become brands, names. At last we are not nothing, we are a name, we exist. In the old days I would walk into a shop in Cavendish Square, two streets from the house in Ingle...
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Published: 01 April 2019
Figure 16. Letter from Margaret Sanger to “Cele” (Mrs. Damon) in which she rejects plans that rely on encouraging black women to seek services at existing birth control centers, November 24, 1939. Margaret Sanger Papers, SSC. (See Supplement 5 [2 pp.].) More
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Meridians (2008) 8 (1): 93–129.
Published: 01 September 2008
... and its dance forms to empower women cross-culturally. She subverts traditional representations of womanhood in her songs and performances, thereby expanding existing definitions of womanhood. Hinds addresses women's ambivalent relationships with the performance and celebration of Caribbean culture...
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Meridians (2009) 9 (1): 1–29.
Published: 01 September 2009
... and abolitionist visions and explores the possibility of “non-reformist reforms” that take up the challenge of a radical, antiracist, gender justice perspective. The article posits the existence of a unique abolitionist vision and praxis, centered on the participants' direct experience of gender oppression...
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Meridians (2009) 9 (2): 31–62.
Published: 01 March 2009
... that are the state's response to sexual violence against children and women. Part one offers a brief and queer history of sex offender registries in the United States and their growth in the last two decades, the available data on who assaults children and women. Part one will also use existing research to question...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 335–357.
Published: 01 October 2019
...Maile Arvin Abstract How can we enact meaningful forms of solidarity across Indigenous and non-Indigenous communities? This essay, which focuses specifically on the context of settler colonialism in Hawaiʻi, examines existing or potential alliances between Indigenous feminisms and transnational...
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Meridians (2022) 21 (2): 413–435.
Published: 01 October 2022
... feminism, mourning, and Black works of art speak to Frantz Fanon’s idea of “the leap into existence,” Hortense Spillers’s “dialectics of a global new woman,” and David Marriott’s psycho-political analysis of invention. Works Cited Alexander Elizabeth . 2004 . The Black Interior: Essays...
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Meridians (2023) 22 (2): 240–266.
Published: 01 October 2023
... of the existing limitations of transnational feminism and embrace multiple and incompatible feminist knowledge positions from the Global South to the Global North. dasd@d.umn.edu Copyright © 2023 Smith College 2023 transnational feminism epistemology Black feminist quilting Global South...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (1): 127–150.
Published: 01 April 2021
... and the United States, and between film analysis and the dance studio, the author examines the cultural politics of the romanticized and historical Indian dancer—the mythical courtesan. The author argues that the mythical courtesan was called into existence through film cultures in the early twentieth century...
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Meridians (2013) 11 (2): 29–59.
Published: 01 March 2013
..., a heterogeneous set of transnational cultural flows of Indian beauty and fashion, first in order to map the transnational dimensions of Indian fashion and beauty, which have remained under-explored within existing feminist scholarship on cultural economies of Indian fashion and beauty. Second, the essay shifts...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (1): 39–48.
Published: 01 September 2018
... experience as a black Chinese American woman, the author reflects on having received anti-black messages throughout her childhood and how her need for healing has paralleled her work which challenges existing racial logic that casts Asian Americans as a model minority in competition and conflict with black...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 383–400.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Msia Kibona Clark Abstract Women hip hop artists in Africa have created spaces for themselves within hip hop’s (hyper)masculine culture. They have created these spaces in order to craft their own narratives around gender and sexuality and to challenge existing narratives. This research uses African...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 445–456.
Published: 01 October 2019
... of myth, while also countering the second definition, “A widespread but untrue or erroneous story or belief; a widely held misconception; a misrepresentation of the truth. Also: something existing only in myth; a fictitious or imaginary person or thing.” In relationship to Lorde’s work, this second...
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Meridians (2022) 21 (2): 317–333.
Published: 01 October 2022
... in the memories just beyond our grasp. It is felt in the kind of absented presence that exists in the place where something familiar used to exist. Our mourning resides in the unfamiliar that is often born of the familial; it is an elongated sentiment that haunts and motivates. It is the echoing hello...
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Meridians (2001) 2 (1): 158–175.
Published: 01 September 2001
... tactics leave her, before an inexorable demise, what Castillo describes as "floundering between invisibility and a tacit hope" (36), a floundering that is "marked by a schizophrenic-like existence" (39). This mode of being that Fe finds herselfin further exacerbates the type of neurosis that Du Bois...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (1): 144–156.
Published: 01 September 2018
... itsendlessly elasticpointofview,sciencejictioins uniquelysuitedto the herculeatnask ofallowingourspecies to experiencuen, derstanda,ndacceptthevariedwaysinwhichpeoplexpresws hatit meansto behuman. Everyproblem that exists can be cured by creativity. Science fiction, a form of creativity that leaves scholars...
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Meridians (2016) 13 (2): 123–147.
Published: 01 March 2016
... as well as a physical one: a primal scene that shapes all Afro-diasporic experience. In her memoir, A Map to the Door of No Return, she writes that this psychic Door "exists as an absence. A thing in fact which we do not know about, a place which we do not know. Yet it exists as the ground we walk. Every...
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Meridians (2009) 9 (2): 1–30.
Published: 01 March 2009
... scholarshipa,nd ethno9raphiacnd historicaltexts, the authordemonstrates howindi9enouscommunitiesbecome9enderedcommunitiesasa resultof colonialism. Can Gender Exist outside of Culture? Sites of Struggle I've been talking about pottery-making as a real feminine journey. And I've been talking about my ties to my...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (1): 121–147.
Published: 01 June 2016
... initiatives that have been instrumental in curbing the epidemic's spread. Brazil's success in combating HIV/AIDShas been due to a number of factors, including civil society mobilization, proactive responses on the part of the federal government, and, since the late 1980s, the existence of the Unified Health...