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Meridians (2002) 3 (1): 89–121.
Published: 01 September 2002
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Meridians (2011) 11 (1): 98–105.
Published: 01 September 2011
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Meridians (2005) 5 (2): 30–56.
Published: 01 March 2005
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Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 295–320.
Published: 01 October 2020
...Sabrina F. Sembiante; Cristóbal Salinas, Jr.; J. Andrés Ramírez; Maria D. Vásquez-Colina; Yamilé Silva Abstract This article explores experiences, reflections, and perspectives of actual or perceived linguistic discrimination as experienced by four Latina/o and one White foreign-born professors...
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Meridians (2016) 13 (2): 99–122.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Marlo Starr Abstract In Ruth Ozeki's 2013 novel A Tale for the Time Being , sixteen-year-old Nao faces severe bullying and sexual violence at her new school in Japan. Seeking escape, she experiments with different identities, turning first to the Internet and then later to Zen Buddhist practices...
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Meridians (2009) 9 (1): 1–29.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Julia Sudbury Abstract This article examines the experiences of black, gender-oppressed women, and transgender activists in the anti-prison movement in the U.S. and Canada. By foregrounding the experiences of transgender and gender non-conforming activists, the author makes visible the reality...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (1): 1–29.
Published: 01 June 2016
... for the construction of an identity as activists in Black women's movements and for building the movement as a place for protagonism and for experiences that successfully challenge the powers that be. Furthermore, the article explores Brazilian feminist discourse, as it is recreated through the specific demands...
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Meridians (2016) 13 (2): 148–163.
Published: 01 March 2016
... of the people on the border imitate an incomplete reality and, as a result, the alienation of these groups by the pre-established norms of both surrounding societies. This article reconsiders the border experience of the Amazon and Texas with the purpose of comparing and recuperating pieces of the inhabitant's...
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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 (2021) 20 (1): 193–217.
Published: 01 April 2021
... to the putatively “original” culture. In contrast to this tendency, reading Han’s original and Smith’s translation together makes visible the damages that both colonization and nationalism have inflicted on the representation of female experiences. In the end, what truly scandalizes nationalist critics...
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Meridians (2014) 12 (2): 169–195.
Published: 01 September 2014
... during slavery offers a new lens with which to comprehend the lived experience of chattel slavery. Uncovering sensation, intimate interiority, and erotic experiences challenges a historiographical approach rooted in a twentieth century black liberation ethos and demands that we take seriously the erotic...
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Meridians (2016) 13 (2): 1–27.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Odessa D. Despot Abstract This study contributes to the literature on Asian Indian women who have emigrated from Trinidad and Guyana (Indo-Caribbeans) and who are now residing in the US. Using a qualitative design comprised of four ninety-minute interviews, I explored the experiences of immigration...
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Meridians (2017) 15 (2): 435–463.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Celeste Henery Abstract This essay proposes diaspora as a love story—a tale of how black women create new possibilities for black collectivity through their writing. The experiences and affect of black women, born of their racial and gendered subjectivity, remain a less explored dimension...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (2): 351–362.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Courtney Bryant Abstract In her book Too Heavy a Yoke: Black Women and the Burden of Strength , Chanequa Walker-Barnes (2014) offers a theological analysis of the myth of the “StrongBlackWoman,” a trope that suggests that black women do not have the same human needs or experience pain like others...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (1): 90–126.
Published: 01 April 2021
... experiences in the conflict zone at intersections of everyday and extraordinary violence. By close reading scenes from the film via cinematic structure, dialogue, acting, camerawork, and mise-en-scène, the author shows how Haider not only mounts a scathing critique of the Indian occupation of Kashmir but also...
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Meridians (2016) 15 (1): 109–136.
Published: 01 December 2016
... in 2015, which explores the the lives and experiences of Black women who have been victims of State violence. This discussion has been sweeping across the nation in an effort to address the plight of Black women who continue to lack social and legal protection in the criminal legal system (specifically...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 112–126.
Published: 01 December 2020
... the multiple dimensions of “return” in the context of physical displacement, loss, cultural erasure, and diaspora negotiations of belonging and exile. Identifying return as both a right and as a metaphor, it looks at gendered realities of Palestinian and Palestinian-American experience, critiques the dichotomy...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 279–295.
Published: 01 November 2018
... Alliance (ASWA). Although participants were initially reluctant to give a precise definition, many pointed to elements that could constitute such an identity. Based on their embodied lived experiences, each participant illustrated and described what it meant for them to be an African , a sex worker...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 415–431.
Published: 01 November 2018
.... The challenge is to find new sources of creative imaginaries and resistance that will lead to the unfolding of discourses, practices, and ways of living that offer an alternative to neoliberal capitalism. From the experience of sustaining oneself through ecological balance, a respectful interaction with nature...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (1): 206–226.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Moon Charania Abstract This essay takes on ghosts as an explicit analytic lever to examine the storied archive of one racial and racialized m other . It defines ghosts as conglomerating and attached energies whose nodes of human connection rely on the lived experience of violence, violation...