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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 361–375.
Published: 01 November 2018
... the African woman “other”? What are the promises, if any, of African feminist ethnography documenting the histories of women on the continent? This essay argues that African feminist ethnography is a productive methodology that helps to highlight knowledge production about women’s lives in their...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 482–507.
Published: 01 October 2019
... forms of expression is key to a feminist practice of translation. Thus, following the completion of our Arabic interviews, the next major phase of the project revolved around transcribing and simultaneously translating interviews from Arabic to English. This process presented several methodological...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 445–456.
Published: 01 October 2019
... rarely seen in the most highly rated and respected academic journals or in books published by university presses, 6 hybrid methodologies are not so unusual in women of color feminist writing at the edge or outside of the academy. Thus, as I consider how to evidence my research on jamette women’s...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 457–470.
Published: 01 October 2019
... not focus on Lebanese women’s voices, but will also include migrant women workers, and Palestinian feminists in Lebanon, for example, who are part of its feminist movements. Our methodology therefore also adheres to a framework that many feminists in Lebanon have developed, and our research highlights...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (1): 150–162.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Jocelyn Fenton Stitt Abstract The relationship of the enslaved past to the present has been an ongoing topic within African diaspora studies generally, and within Black feminist studies specifically. This essay traces a Black feminist genealogy rooted in Saidiya Hartman’s Lose Your Mother: A...
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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...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 522–547.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Lena Palacios Abstract This essay, with accompanying lesson plan, explores how race-radical Black and Indigenous feminists theorize and resist the carceral state violence of White settler nations of Canada and the United States. It focuses on the theoretical interventions driven by Indigenous and...
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Meridians (2016) 13 (2): 79–98.
Published: 01 March 2016
... heard, like their biological mothers. Through a reconceptualization of Gayle Rubin's theory of patriarchal exchange, among other methodologies, my discussion of The Language of Blood from a feminist perspective brings together literary analysis, sociological approaches, and theories of ethnicity and...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 279–295.
Published: 01 November 2018
... presented as Black Africans and strongly self-identified as feminists. They were male, female, or gender nonconforming. The FPAR methodology for this second study involved an arts-based workshop, which included body mapping and a continuum/positionality exercise, followed by a focus group discussion and...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (1): 206–226.
Published: 01 April 2019
... volatility. Through three narrated encounters, the essay uses social and affective memory and autoethnographic matter as food for critical thought, building on philosophy, postcolonial, feminist, and queer criticism, in order to address the hauntology of the necropartriarchal and necropolitical against the...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 463–483.
Published: 01 December 2020
... the nation’s triumphal narrative (misrepresenting Tubman and erasing how systems of oppression she challenged continue today). Unfortunately, such forms of “checking” Tubman go relatively “unchecked” in feminist scholarship, where Tubman’s work is often not viewed as relevant to core feminist theories...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (1): 63–93.
Published: 01 April 2019
...-grandfather’s career as entry points into an examination of gendered Orientalism, racial exclusion, and nationalism, counterbalanced with depictions of magic, love, family, and creative resistance. The memoir uses three feminist strategies to imaginatively open out the formal and narrative conventions of...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 310–339.
Published: 01 December 2020
... as well. My field of inquiry is not defined by existing academic disciplines, geography, or nationhood, but by the logic of contemporary theorists committed to a just and politically salient indigenous research methodology. Henrietta L. Moore defines feminist anthropology as “more than the...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (1): 151–173.
Published: 01 April 2021
... feminist tradition to trouble the possibility and problematic gendering practices of Muktijuddho ideology as represented in Muktijuddho cinema. As Alexander Weheliye ( 2014 : 4) has argued, the conceptual and pedagogical tenets of Black studies like no other theoretical or methodological tradition have...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (1): 82–96.
Published: 01 September 2018
... feminist studies, I offer black hair haptics as an analytic for the racialized and gendered dimensions of quotidian public interpersonal engagement with black hair as an extension of the black body. I argue that black hair is a unique site of analysis for transgressions of socially appropriate...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 389–409.
Published: 01 December 2020
... adds to this representation of Asian cultures as premodern and irrevocably opposed to the West, much as portrayed in Samuel Huntington’s “clash of civilizations” theory. The author illustrates this transnational feminist critique with a documentary used in Women’s Studies classes, Deborah Gee’s...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 149–201.
Published: 01 April 2020
... national campaign to end prostitution as a case study to investigate how gender and patriarchy affect the ways social change is operationalized. Interested in the relationship between social and cultural change, following the tradition of feminist historians, this article utilizes the oral histories of two...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 253–260.
Published: 01 October 2019
.... 3 : 116 – 25 . Nixon Angelique , and King Rosamond S. 2013 . “ Embodied Theories: Local Knowledge(s), Community Organizing, and Feminist Methodologies in Caribbean Sexuality Studies .” Caribbean Review of Gender Studies 7 : 1 – 15 . Wu Judy Tzu-Chun . 2013...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 219–231.
Published: 01 November 2018
... research she conducted with sex worker advocacy groups using body maps to explore what it means to be a sex worker and a feminist. Yingwana’s embodied methodology allowed her participants to grapple with practices of exclusion and savior discourses that they encountered from other feminist groups. It also...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (1): 11–38.
Published: 01 April 2021
... : University of Washington Press , 2018 . Afiya S. Zia , Faith and Feminism in Pakistan: Religious Agency or Secular Autonomy? Brighton : Sussex Academic Press , 2018 . Maitreyee Mukhopadhyay , ed., Feminist Subversion and Complicity: Governmentalities and Gender Knowledge in South...