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Meridians (2014) 12 (1): 1–30.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Ranjoo Seodu Herr Abstract Third World and transnational feminisms have emerged in opposition to white second-wave feminists' single-pronged analyses of gender oppression that elided Third World women's multiple and complex oppressions in their various social locations. Consequently...
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Meridians (2006) 7 (1): 191–213.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Kathleen Banks Nutter; Linda Chavez-Thompson Copyright © 2006 by Smith College 2006 KATHLEEN BANKS NUTTER AND LINDA CHAVEZ-THOMPSON Excerptsfrom the Voices of Feminism OralHistory ProjectInterviewwith LindaChavez-Thompson A NoteontheProject: TheVoiceos fFeminismOralHistoryProject,basedat...
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Meridians (2008) 8 (1): 19–52.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Whitney A. Peoples Abstract This essay seeks to explore the sociopolitical objectives of hip-hop feminism, to address the generational ruptures that those very objectives reveal, and to explore the practical and theoretical qualities that second- and third-wave generations of black feminists have...
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Meridians (2008) 8 (1): 53–73.
Published: 01 September 2008
...-civil rights era. Grounded in the works of Patricia Hill Collins, bell hooks, Audre Lorde, and Jewelle Gomez, I examine how media representations of Ndegeocello coupled with her lyrics and music demonstrate the complexities and contradictions of “hip-hop feminism.” In particular, the 1990s represent...
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Meridians (2008) 8 (2): 1–31.
Published: 01 March 2008
... with transnational and critical race feminisms in this way illuminates not only the operations of chick lit and the middle-class neoliberal subjects it produces, but also interrogates the ways in which hegemonic feminisms in the U.S. (as exemplified by chick-lit criticism) continue to disregard such questions. We...
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Meridians (2008) 8 (2): 126–165.
Published: 01 March 2008
... with the National Council ofNegro Women, where she worked for a decade. In 1968 Beal co-founded the Black Women's Liberation Committee of SNCCand wrote one of the defining documents of black feminism, "Double Jeopardy: To Be Black and Female" (in Sisterhoodis Powerful,ed. Robin Morgan, 1970).The Committee quickly...
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Meridians (2008) 8 (2): 95–115.
Published: 01 March 2008
... that knowledge production is a key mechanism through which economic or demographic processes are organized. Against such a mobilization of knowledge, this essay situates black feminism as a site of alternative futurity. Copyright © 2008 by Smith College 2008 GRACE KYUNGWON HONG "TheFutureof OurWorlds...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (2): 343–350.
Published: 01 March 2018
... an expanded understanding of Black feminism and womanism, Black women can more fully engage in holistic health journeys. Copyright © 2018 Smith College 2018 SHAWN ARANGO RICKS Normalized Chaos: Black Feminism, Womanism, and the (Re)definition ofTrauma and Healing Abstract This paper will discuss how...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (2): 373–381.
Published: 01 March 2018
... and their health. Copyright © 2018 Smith College 2018 CHINYERE OKAFOR Black Feminism Embodiment: A Theoretical Geography of Home, Healing, and Activism Abstract This paper aims to uplift a story by a queer Black woman activist residing in Port of Spain, Trinidad. Using various narrative analysis techniques...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 471–479.
Published: 01 October 2019
... to formulate their own manifesto and ultimately adopt the Charter of Feminist Principles for African Feminists, which was first published in 2007 simultaneously in English and French. This paper reviews both statements and acknowledges their critical contributions to the evolution of Transnational Feminisms...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 439–462.
Published: 01 December 2020
... . 2 I use the term “second-wave Black feminism” with analytical suspicion, mindful of the host of critiques of wave metaphors. See, for example, Springer 2002 ; Henry 2004 ; Snyder 2008 . 3 This is not to say that all second-wave Black feminist politics was love-politics; indeed, second...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 271–277.
Published: 01 October 2020
... of racial uplift and newer global race consciousness ideas, [and] was an antecedent to the women of color feminism that would emerge in the late twentieth century” (Materson 2009 : 36). The ICWDR archival piece that follows highlights how the internationalist, feminist, antiracist and decolonizing...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 169–195.
Published: 01 December 2020
... Aesthetics. ” In Between Woman and Nation: Nationalisms, Transnational Feminisms, and the State , ed. Kaplan Caren , Alarcón Norma , and Moallem Minoo , 19 – 46 . Durham, N.C. : Duke University Press . Rechy John . 1991 . The Miraculous Day of Amalia Gomez . New York...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (2): 370–395.
Published: 01 October 2021
...Amina Jamal Abstract In many Muslim-majority societies, including Pakistan, liberal progressive subjects who espouse feminism and gender equality do so through the language of universal human rights and political secularism. This brings them into conflict not only with anti-secular rightwing...
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Meridians (2023) 22 (2): 240–266.
Published: 01 October 2023
...Devaleena Das Abstract Examining the critical genealogy of transnational feminism, this essay proposes a feminist theoretical model called quilted epistemology derived from the Black feminist art of quilting. Aiming to strengthen transnational feminism, quilted epistemology intends to resolve some...
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Meridians (2010) 10 (2): 163–197.
Published: 01 March 2010
... and physician. They have two children. ROSS: Good morning. It is February 20, 2006. My name is Loretta Ross. I'm with the Voices of Feminism project of Smith College, the Sophia Smith Collection. I am in Oakland, California, interviewing Peggy Saika with Asian American Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy...
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Meridians (2013) 11 (2): 1–24.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Jennifer C. Nash Abstract This article examines the consolidation of love into a black feminist politics during second-wave feminism. By reading love-politics as both a practice of the self and a nonidentitarian strategy for constructing political communities, I argue that black feminism's love...
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Meridians (2015) 13 (1): 204–232.
Published: 01 September 2015
... College 2015 ANASTASIA CURWOOD Black Feminism on Capitol Hill: Shirley Chisholm and Movement Politics, 1968-1984 Abstract Shirley Chisholm (1924-2005) conducted a long political career in the service ofblackfeminist ideas. Her 1972 runfor President is the most famous of her efforts, but she also served...
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Meridians (2016) 13 (2): 189–203.
Published: 01 March 2016
... Copyright © 2016 Smith College 2016 Voices of Feminism: Linda Burnham Linda Burnham, activist, writer, and organizational consultant is presently Senior Advisor to the National Domestic Workers Alliance (NDWA). The Alliance, which works to ameliorate labor conditions and create protections...
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Meridians (2016) 15 (1): 40–64.
Published: 01 December 2016
... of Black women in a large Midwestern city. Formed during the summer of 2014 in response to what we as the founders of the group saw as a personal, professional, social, spiritual, and otherwise holistic need, the group is a safe place for the women who AsHLEY PATTERSON, ET AL. BLACK FEMINISM AND CRITICAL...