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Meridians (2011) 11 (1): 106–107.
Published: 01 September 2011
... IS NOT A HAITIAN NAME 107 ...
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Meridians (2022) 21 (1): 11–48.
Published: 01 April 2022
...Kyrah Malika Daniels Abstract Few conversations with the renowned Haitian novelist Edwidge Danticat have delved into the subject of religion in Haiti and the representations of Vodou in her fiction and nonfiction writing. This interview with Danticat explores her religious upbringing, Vodou...
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Meridians (2011) 11 (1): 91–97.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Gina Athena Ulysse Abstract This small collection of Haitian women's reflections on the earthquake offers readers a kaleidoscopic view of how several women at home and in the diaspora lived through this moment, their responses and the continuous impact on our lives. The works are composed...
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Meridians (2011) 11 (1): 118–123.
Published: 01 September 2011
... way to Montreal. That trip was particular and very personal. She needed to see her daughter, Anaiz. As usual, Myriam always spent a day or a night with me in order to catch up with the latest news. And in our usual pattern, the conversation had turned to issues of gender and of Haitian women. My...
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Meridians (2004) 5 (1): 92–116.
Published: 01 September 2004
... to present Haitian American writer Edwidge Danticat's Breath,Eyes,Memory' (1994) as an integral agent of contemporary American identity, not only as immigrant exceptionalism within the United States. As Andrew Warnes has recently shown in HungerOvercomec,ulinary practices have not only been overlooked...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (1): 16–24.
Published: 01 September 2018
...” of being a woman in the Dominican Republic that I consider more tragic still, that is, to be a woman of Haitian descent and/or a Haitian migrant. That dark alley, as I call it, is the excuse that the government and the pseudo-nationalists use to justify their crimes and neglect. For example, when pressured...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (1): 50–76.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Régine Michelle Jean-Charles Abstract This essay offers a metacritical reading of the discourses surrounding Haitian author Marie Chauvet (1916–1973). I argue that paying attention to the naming (how she is described), claiming (how scholars and authors define their investment in her work...
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Meridians (2004) 5 (1): 69–91.
Published: 01 September 2004
...); After the Dance (2002); Behind the Mountains (2002), herchildren'bsook;and The Dew Breaker (2004). Loida MaritzaPerezistheauthorofa novel,Geographies of Home (1999). Myriam]. A. ChancyistheauthorofFraming Silence: Revolutionary Novels by Haitian Women (1997); Searching for Safe Spaces: Afro-Caribbean...
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Meridians (2004) 5 (1): 146–156.
Published: 01 September 2004
... into a town that was renamed Fort Dauphin in the early eighteenth century to honor the Dauphin of France. During the Haitian Revolution that started in 1791, Fort Dauphin was renamed Fort Liberte, and it was there that the first-and very conciliatory-Declaration oflndependence of Haiti was signed, on November...
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Meridians (2023) 22 (2): 348–373.
Published: 01 October 2023
...Grace L. Sanders Johnson Abstract This essay explores the relationship between imaging, archival cataloging, and African diasporic belonging through the developed and undeveloped photography of Haitian anthropologist Suzanne Comhaire-Sylvain. Using her family correspondences and research...
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Meridians (2011) 11 (1): 132–140.
Published: 01 September 2011
... the foreground to be seen. I share the remarkable stories of my people to dismantle this paradigm. The multiple tragedies ofJanuary 12, 2010 in Haiti connected the Haitian diaspora into one large family in a way I have never seen or felt in my lifetime. Accordingly,when we watched the news coverage of members...
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Meridians (2011) 11 (1): 163–167.
Published: 01 September 2011
... writes in Providence,Rhode Island. MYRIAJM. A. CHANCisYa Haitian-Canadian writer/scholar born in Port-auPrince, Haiti (PhD,Universityoflowa). Her first novel, SpiritofHaiti (Mango,2003), was short-listed in the Best First BookCategory,Canada/ Caribbean region, of the Commonwealth Prize 2004. She is also...
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Meridians (2011) 11 (1): 144–148.
Published: 01 September 2011
... any unacceptable situation, people who can live anywhere in any bad condition that no one else will actually accept. Cameras came from all over the world and pointed their lenses at our devastated country to show us as powerless and weak Haitians waiting for international help and saviors. I went...
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Meridians (2001) 1 (2): 19–25.
Published: 01 March 2001
... not quite understand and might feel displaced without quite understanding why. So I understand separation and then putting a life, a family, together from fragments because I lived this early on in my life, because I was party to the fragments. I don't think I necessarily write about Haitian history in any...
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Meridians (2011) 11 (1): 124–131.
Published: 01 September 2011
... and hung limply against her ribcage. His hands opened and closed. Closed and opened. His eyes roved about languidly, not stopping on anything in particular. His ears captured the array of peculiar languages: English, French, Spanish, and Haitian Creole, which he understood. He'd heard it spoken even while...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 401–426.
Published: 01 October 2020
... lyrical commitment to discussing issues of anti-Black and anti-Haitian prejudice in the Dominican Republic, as well as her Black and Brown visual archive in music videos, as a willingness to place her physical body in a space the national body deems “other.” 8 In “La hora de volvé,” which we...
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Meridians (2022) 21 (1): 1–10.
Published: 01 April 2022
....” This curated conversation about Black feminist liberation strategies, which vary and move across time and place, is aptly illustrated with cover art by Haitian artist Mafalda Nicolas Mondestin, Ann fè on ti pale ( The Meeting ). Ann f è on ti pale is a Haitian Kreyol expression that means “let’s chat...
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Meridians (2004) 5 (1): 271–273.
Published: 01 September 2004
... in which marriage functions as a racializing institution in late nineteenth-century U.S. national and imperial cultures of women's reform. EDWIDGE DANTICAT is a Haitian writer and the author of two novels entitled Breath,Eyes,Memoryand TheFarmingofBonesand a collection of short stories entitled Krik?Krak...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 480–481.
Published: 01 October 2019
...Evelyne Trouillot; Nathan H. Dize Evelyne Trouillot Haiti poetry Haitian literature Haitian earthquake La terre a soulevé mon cœur d’un mouvement sec et violent elle l’a déchiré éparpillant mille morceaux comme larmes d’oiseaux errants aux quatre vents de mon île et depuis...
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Meridians (2009) 9 (1): 189–191.
Published: 01 September 2009
... professor of anthropology and African American studies at Wesleyan University in Middletown, CT. Her interests include political economy, feminism, Haitian diaspora, and ethnographic writing. She is the author of DowntownLadies:Informal CommercialImportersA, Haitian AnthropoloBisatndSelf-makinBinJamaica...