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Meridians (2023) 22 (2): 410–439.
Published: 01 October 2023
...Saher Ahmed; Amrita Hari Abstract A hybrid identity is neither a happy nor an undesirable mixture; it involves negotiating sometimes two contrasting cultural identities of the home and host nations. Research on post-migratory negotiations of gender identity, roles, and expectations has found...
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Meridians (2009) 9 (2): 1–30.
Published: 01 March 2009
... knowledge) and ideological (the interconnectedness of people, the earth, and culture) constructs enable communal paradigms rather than individualistic or gendered identities to rise to the fore. Given these parameters, how can the testimonies of native women's lives as artists inform debates of indigenous...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 310–339.
Published: 01 December 2020
... knowledge) and ideological (the interconnectedness of people, the earth, and culture) constructs enable communal paradigms rather than individualistic or gendered identities to rise to the fore. Given these parameters, how can the testimonies of native women’s lives as artists inform debates of indigenous...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (1): 133–149.
Published: 01 September 2018
... of this “new woman” in her largely unpublished collection of short stories, “Sketches of Life,” to bring out her contribution to gender identity in Ghanaian literature. Works Cited Afzal-Khan Fawzia . 2004 . “ Scheherezade Goes West: A Performance by Fawzia Afzal-Khan .” Drama Review 48 , no. 2...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (1): 184–213.
Published: 01 September 2018
... as a growing affirmation of gender-plural identities across the world. In the academy, however, Transfeminism continues to be sidelined, not making waves beyond the interdisciplinary research areas of Transgender studies and queer studies. The research field of international politics continues to subscribe...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (1): 30–49.
Published: 01 June 2016
..., obscuring the perception of the multiple intra- and inter-gender contradictions brought about by racial issues. Given these contradictions, black women are called upon to establish themselves as a new political entity, bearing a new agenda that derives from a specific identity wherein the variables...
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Meridians (2016) 15 (1): 65–85.
Published: 01 December 2016
... that initially shaped discussions of women's rights by focusing on gender as the main unit of analysis and failing to consider intersectional identities. As a result, a host of educational efforts have emerged that aim to "inspire", "motivate", and "encourage" more girls to become computer scientists by making...
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Meridians (2010) 10 (1): 54–76.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Ariana Vigil Abstract Relying on feminist theory concerning difference, identity, gender, and solidarity, “Transnational Community in Demetria Martínez's Mother Tongue ” reads Martínez's 1994 novel through a transnational feminist lens. I point out that Mother Tongue complicates identification...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 279–295.
Published: 01 November 2018
... that even though these three identities may seem incongruent, in certain embodiments they actually inform each other. My aim with this work is for all feminists to recognize each other as comrades in the struggle for gender and sexual liberation, thus strengthening solidarity across social justice...
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Meridians (2008) 8 (1): 261–292.
Published: 01 September 2008
... authority, legitimacy, legibility, and power. Hip-hop porn provides black women and men an arena for labor and accumulation as well as self-presentation, mediation, and mobility. As a space for work, survival, consumption, and identity-formation, the genre proffers an opportunity to explore the gendering...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (1): 94–120.
Published: 01 June 2016
... leaders of mass social movements. Foregrounding the political identity of black women in city politics illustrates the ways in which grassroots organizations have advanced the racial, gender, and class interests of entire black communities. My assertion is that scholars ofblack politics must include...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (1): 1–29.
Published: 01 June 2016
... on class, race, gender, and sexuality, turning the latter into tools of struggle in building activist identities and the Black women's movement itself, creating a space for protagonism and for the exercise of successful experiences that challenge prevailing power arrangements. Furthermore, I explore how...
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Meridians (2015) 13 (1): 103–128.
Published: 01 September 2015
... University Press. Stallybrass, Peter, and Allon White. 1986. The Politics and Poetics of Transgression. London: Methuen. ABOUT THE AUTHOR Patricia de Santana Pinho is a Brazilian scholar whose research focuses on racial and gender identities in Brazil and across the Americas. She is the author of Mama Africa...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (2): 466–490.
Published: 01 October 2021
... these stereotypes is insufficient for inclusion. Muslim Americans are often required to construct central aspects of their identities—particularly religion, gender, and sexuality—so they become acceptable to mainstream American sensibilities, thus becoming “good” Muslims. This essay theorizes an alternative...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 149–201.
Published: 01 April 2020
... College 2020 gender patriarchy identity politics prostitution Cuba social change Conscious of having been liberated of the obstructions and prejudices of their long and painful past, Cuban women, now products of a free and just society that has abolished privileges and has become owner...
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Meridians (2023) 22 (2): 267–296.
Published: 01 October 2023
... and righteousness that the AKP mobilizes via its Black Turk identity, claims that have proven to be dangerous and even fatal for those pushed outside the ethnoracial and religious community and otherized in gendered and sexualized terms, from non-Muslim or white-looking women to LGBTQ+ individuals...
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Meridians (2016) 13 (2): 79–98.
Published: 01 March 2016
... and gender. It reveals how adoption memoirs challenge fixed identities based on stereotypes to present suppressed, female perspectives on adoption and immigration processes that oppose patriarchal hierarchies. This work contributes to our understanding of what autobiography represents for female...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (1): 53–83.
Published: 01 April 2021
..., the exclusion of women in nationalist and revolutionary discourses, and the sustained gendered violence against them. Her poetry highlights the multiple ways in which women and women poets are forced to combat patriarchal militancy on the personal and political levels in their struggle for identity...
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Meridians (2014) 12 (1): 58–87.
Published: 01 March 2014
... that Kincaid appropriates Morrison's treatment of visual culture, gender, and identity, presenting similar dynamics in another African diasporic community and depicting even more autonomous female characters. Copyright © 2014 by Smith College 2014 SAM VASQUEZ In Her Own Image...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 383–400.
Published: 01 November 2018
... not express feminist identities but that express sentiments that could be in line with African feminist frameworks. In “Femme de Combat” Burni Aman (an original member of the group Godessa) speaks to the intersecting oppressions of race, gender, and class in her verse about the struggles of Black and Coloured...