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Meridians (1 November 2018) 17 (2): 279–295.
Published: 01 November 2018
... the struggle for gender and sexual liberation, thus strengthening solidarity across social justice movements. Copyright © 2018 Smith College 2018 sex work African feminisms activism solidarity In 2013 a group of twelve sex workers in Cape Town, both cis and transgender women, established AWAKE...
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Meridians (1 November 2018) 17 (2): 233–245.
Published: 01 November 2018
...’ hope was to generate new readings of Africa’s history by shedding light on women’s writing and, in doing so, change assumptions of how knowledge is shaped. Copyright © 2018 Smith College 2018 Women Writing Africa archive canon memory knowledge African feminism Let me begin with my many beginnings...
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Meridians (1 November 2018) 17 (2): 383–400.
Published: 01 November 2018
... feminism as a broad lens through which to examine how these women artists present challenges to patriarchy, gender norms, and the politics of respectability that may or may not align with African feminist ideologies. In addition to resistance, this research examines how these artists use their art to...
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Meridians (1 November 2018) 17 (2): 269–278.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Fatima Sadiqi; Aziza Ouguir Abstract Aziza Ouguir talks with Professor Fatima Sadiqi, one of Africa’s most prolific and well-respected feminist scholars, about African feminisms north and south of the Sahara. Copyright © 2018 Smith College 2018 African feminism Moroccan feminism women and gender...
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Meridians (1 November 2018) 17 (2): 219–231.
Published: 01 November 2018
... continent, were the original feminists. In her now classic anthology, The Black Woman Cross-Culturally , Steady argued that “true feminism” stemmed from “an actual experience of oppression, a lack of the socially prescribed means of ensuring one’s wellbeing, and a true lack of access to resources for...
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Meridians (1 September 2018) 17 (1): 107–130.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Marina Magloire Abstract This essay argues that the anticolonial efforts of Martinican intellectuals like Aimé Césaire and Frantz Fanon often established a strict dichotomy between a violated, abject, and feminized Martinique and a masculine and authoritative France. In this way, they reify and...
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Meridians (1 November 2018) 17 (2): 401–414.
Published: 01 November 2018
..., constituted the survival of black theory and a logic of care. This is an exercise in how else one could choose to arrive at blackness and queerness and feminism by way of narration. Copyright © 2018 Smith College 2018 memory care feminism woman-to-woman marriage narrative “How are you called?” Nĩtawa...
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Meridians (1 April 2019) 18 (1): 227–243.
Published: 01 April 2019
... heterosexual nuclear family model that is informed by feminist ideology and takes shape in a twenty-first-century material reality transformed by feminism. Second to this, and in the context of her relationship with her famous African American mother, Walker characterizes the biological (black feminist) mother...
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Meridians (1 September 2018) 17 (1): 150–162.
Published: 01 September 2018
... in its influence on the writing of contemporary scholars of the Black diaspora. Campt, Commander, and Sharpe amplify her claim of the importance of the enslaved past to understanding contemporary Black lives. Copyright © 2018 Smith College 2018 African diaspora slavery Black feminism history...
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Meridians (1 September 2018) 17 (1): 184–204.
Published: 01 September 2018
... interiority southern fiction black feminism There is a basin in the mind where words float around on thought and thought on sound and sight. Then there is a depth of thought untouched by words, and deeper still a gulf of formless feelings untouched by thought. —Zora Neale Hurston, Their Eyes Were Watching...
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Meridians (1 September 2018) 17 (1): 51–81.
Published: 01 September 2018
... art in order to resituate women at the center of revolutionary Black art and activism. Copyright © 2018 Smith College 2018 Black Power Black Arts Movement Black Student Movement Black studies Black Panther Party Black aesthetic Black feminism womanism jazz poetry Sarah Webster Fabio was at...
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Meridians (1 November 2018) 17 (2): 415–431.
Published: 01 November 2018
... response to a sense of the inadequacy both of feminism as a universal politics of women’s resistance to patriarchal repression and, more specifically, because of the “seepage” of nationalist ideology into feminist discourses on the continent, I have begun searching for an alternative sensibility of...
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Meridians (1 November 2018) 17 (2): 215–218.
Published: 01 November 2018
... authoritarianism in Kenya. Despite several notable biographical, cultural, and temperamental differences between us, Wambui and I shared a fierce commitment to antiracist, anti-imperialist, critical feminism that predated our arrival at Smith. Consequently we became not only fast friends but self-declared sisters...
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Meridians (1 November 2018) 17 (2): 296–308.
Published: 01 November 2018
... the document allow us to ponder the effects of the conference on both African and global feminisms. They also challenge individuals to consider the gains achieved and struggles remaining since the meeting in 1985. All images are from the Decade for Women Information Resources #5: Images of Nairobi...
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Meridians (1 November 2018) 17 (2): 361–375.
Published: 01 November 2018
...-skinned Westerners and their short-term visits. This fact puts pressure on African feminist researchers because we are not always seen as legitimate scholars. In her interview with Elaine Salo, Amina Mama states, “We have always been part of the early conceptualizations of so-called ‘Western feminism...
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Meridians (1 September 2018) 17 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 September 2018
... activists living outside the United States and in languages other than English working on our core themes of feminism, race, and transnationalism . This internationalist and global turn is all the more important at this moment, when the most unabashedly violent forms of nationalism, protectionism...
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Meridians (1 April 2019) 18 (1): 1–7.
Published: 01 April 2019
... these distorted understandings of Black legacies in the United States. Follet’s work was born of the “Voices of Feminism Oral History Project” at the Sophia Smith Collection (SSC) and of the Steinem Initiative (SI) piloted at Smith College. Together, the SSC and the SI committed to make visible and...
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Meridians (1 April 2019) 18 (1): 41–62.
Published: 01 April 2019
... argue that Like Son invites critique of a Chicana/o critical and literary legacy of recovering a romanticized and feminized indigeneity. And I ask whether, and how, inheritances can be curated and suggest that queer archival practices are useful for simultaneously drawing from and rejecting powerful...
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Meridians (1 April 2019) 18 (1): 206–226.
Published: 01 April 2019
... unbearable. Such an archive becomes “visible only in the moment of their disappearances,” as Hartman ( 2008b , 12) avers. It is an archive that relies on feminine and feminized knowledges, thus unsanctionable, subaltern, and subalternized. It is an archive that breaks open only in the talk, in the body of...
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Meridians (1 April 2019) 18 (1): 17–40.
Published: 01 April 2019