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Meridians (2002) 3 (1): 19–41.
Published: 01 September 2002
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Meridians (2003) 3 (2): v–x.
Published: 01 March 2003
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Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 278–294.
Published: 01 October 2020
...Vanessa Rosa Abstract Drawing on family photographs and documents, as well as archival research, the author reflects on her grandmother’s migration to New York City from Puerto Rico in the mid-1940s and examines her journey and new life in New York in relation to the broader sociopolitical context...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (1): 17–40.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Marie Sarita Gaytán Abstract Hailed by fans and critics as “Mexico’s Mother,” and later “Mexico’s Grandmother,” the actor Sara García exemplified the sentimental attributes associated with notions of womanhood. As Mexico’s mother par excellence, García created multigenerational portrayals that...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (1): 8–13.
Published: 01 April 2019
... grandmother transatlantic indigenous Caribbean Sylvia Wynter These are songs of oceanic longing taught to me in waking dreams by my grandmothers. Boda , my Ashanti grandmother who survived the Middle Passage and became mother of our Anguillian generations. Nunánuk , my collective Shinnecock...
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Published: 01 October 2020
of the image, my grandmother wrote: “1965 Presidenta Carla Rosa, Toma de posesión de todos los miembros de la directiva. Asociación Inquilinos Hispanos de ‘Grant Houses,’ Man. N.Y.” Photo taken on January 30, 1965. Author’s personal collection. Figure 6. The swearing-in ceremony and celebration More
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Meridians (2019) 18 (1): 41–62.
Published: 01 April 2019
.... Nathalie performs Olin on Ash Wednesday as well. Can we read Frank’s archiving of Nahui Olin and his father’s (and grandmother’s) things then as a kind of repentance? Does Frank then reject his queer Chicana/o archive? I suggest that we read these rituals as a queer kind of repentance that rejects regret...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 331–337.
Published: 01 November 2018
... object) and not-here—the markers of the absence of what or who is photographed. Each of these images represents an African woman whom I have known and now mourn or miss because I have lost them in some way. I could not photograph them. They include my mother, my grandmother, my cousin, my friend, and...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 166–168.
Published: 01 December 2020
... on the copper penny eyes of my grandmother, I tell you this: I would hunt a tree down for you. And when found I would pull it all the way down the road through congested city streets all by myself and deliver it straight away to your hospital bed, one single extra-large floral...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 401–414.
Published: 01 November 2018
... particularly useful for this exercise in translation, is made necessary for the internal workings of a language that does not take politely to “direct translation” and political omission. Throughout my life whenever I have encountered my mother’s people in my grandmother’s village, the question arises...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (1): 1–7.
Published: 01 April 2019
... identity, and like the “almost-funhouse mirror” in her grandmother’s hallway, offer a preferred if inaccurate image of the author’s full ancestry (Hernandez, 155). By contrast, her school pictures evidence that she looked brown not because the “photographer had done something wrong,” but because her...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (1): 63–93.
Published: 01 April 2019
... migration and belonging. Unsettling any linear construction of history, the memoir in its performance of memory represents the collaborative nature of the Chinese diasporic archive. Tracing her great-grandfather’s life along with the lives of her grandmother, great-aunt, and other family members, Fleming...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 112–126.
Published: 01 December 2020
... of me would have been far greater. These memories included: the family land lost to a bypass road; the Israeli refusal to allow my father’s body to be brought to Palestine for burial; the aunt killed by a Zionist bomb, leaving two small children behind; the experiences of my grandmother’s family...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 323–347.
Published: 01 October 2020
... put herself in this same position. This awareness begins with Esperanza’s reflections about her great-grandmother, also named Esperanza. With admiration, Esperanza mentions her namesake’s strength, wildness, and determinedness not to marry, but Esperanza explains how her great-grandmother’s wildness...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 372–393.
Published: 01 October 2019
... ’80s, and what does that have to do with your work with Jewish Voice for Peace today? ALM: That’s a long conversation. Where to begin? My great-grandmother was a feminist Jewish labor organizer and worked with Margaret Sanger to deliver birth control information in the tenements back in the day...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 239–249.
Published: 01 October 2020
... ideological petards by playing to their racist and sexist paternalist sensibilities in order to win favorable judgments against White men with whom the judges shared a commitment to White patriarchal supremacy. Similarly savvy dissemblance is a strategy that Vanessa Rosa’s grandmother, Calixta Rosa (1911–2002...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 22–50.
Published: 01 December 2020
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Meridians (2018) 17 (1): 184–204.
Published: 01 September 2018
... taught behavior. This special inheritance is depicted in the practices of grandmother and granddaughter, who both perform acts of quiet in their own ways within Their Eyes Were Watching God. After a heartfelt and heartrending conversation with Janie about her impending (forced) marriage—a protection...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (1): 161–182.
Published: 01 April 2019
... stigma of working outside her home. In addition, there is prejudice against the munagasher in Yemeni society. According to Hirsi, “the stereotype of an upper class family not marrying a muzaina [ munagasher ], a lady who paints, is based on true story. Even when the grandmother was known to be...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 155–165.
Published: 01 December 2020
... hear stories about what was happening to the folk down south or up north. Because there were no Pullman porters to drop clandestine copies of the Black press along the road so that I could find out where I should be and what I should be doing in the struggle. Because my grandmother worked the night...