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Meridians (2007) 7 (2): 143–162.
Published: 01 March 2007
.... Copyright © 2007 by Smith College 2007 M. CRISTINA ALCALDE Going Home AFeminisAt nthropologistR'seflectionosn DilemmaosfPowerandPositionality in theField Abstract Inthisessay,I drawonmy.fieldworikn Lima,Peruto criticalleyxplortehepowerrelationships withinmy...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (2): 373–381.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Chinyere Okafor Abstract This paper aims to uplift a story by a queer Black woman activist residing in Port of Spain, Trinidad. Using various narrative analysis techniques, this paper also explores the tales told to understand how queer people in the Caribbean create a home of recognition...
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Meridians (2004) 5 (1): 157–200.
Published: 01 September 2004
... of exile in its narrative structure, central tropes, and consequently, implications for the relationship between aesthetics and politics. Although MulberryandPeach narrates a Chinese woman's journey away from home, it is not a unidirectional and univocal narrative, the structure of which corresponds...
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Meridians (2004) 5 (1): 261–263.
Published: 01 September 2004
...Trinidad Linares Home Bound: Filipino American Lives across Cultures, Communities, and Countries . By Yen Le Espiritu . Berkeley : University of California Press , 2003 . xi, 282 pp. Softcover, $21.95 . Copyright © 2004 by Smith College 2004...
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Meridians (2004) 5 (1): 40–65.
Published: 01 September 2004
... of settlement and adaptation within host societies, the longing for redefined/reconstituted communities outside of their home countries and across vast oceans, and the desired eventual return to their societies of origin to (re)create viable economic, political, and sociocultural environments there (Chamberlain...
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Meridians (2004) 4 (2): 40–67.
Published: 01 March 2004
...Megan Sweeney Copyright © 2004 by Smith College 2004 MEGAN SWEENEY RacialHouse, BigHouse, Home ContemporaArybolitionismin ToniMorrison'Psaradise Theythink they haveoutfoxedthewhiteman,wheninfact theyimitate him Howexquisitelyhumanwasthewishfor permanenht appiness, andhowthin...
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Meridians (2004) 4 (2): v–xii.
Published: 01 March 2004
...Myriam J. A. Chancy Copyright © 2004 by Smith College 2004 MYRIAM J.A. CHANCY Globalizing Home Editor'Isntroduction Ifyouwantto knowme, Lookinsideyourheart. -Lao Tzu,TaoTeChinn We are living in an age when it is now more possible than it ever was to overcome barriers oflanguage, culture...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 401–414.
Published: 01 November 2018
... (albeit labor-intensive), but for the few days that we do this, we (my mother and I) become coauthors of a story that constitutes history as present, history as an intricate witnessing of our own experiences of living, then and now. This exercise is to home both my mother and I without the overbearing...
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Meridians (2022) 21 (2): 397–412.
Published: 01 October 2022
... conditions, this essay also reflects on the difficulty of writing about grief while being personally entangled in its complicated emotions. Ultimately, her mother’s proactiveness and commitment to home within and beyond life present an intimate narrative and a family history that could show readers what...
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Meridians (2015) 13 (1): 53–77.
Published: 01 September 2015
... liberalism,” one that must now reassert its authority at home and abroad. To grasp what is at stake in calls for the reinvigoration of an active, muscular liberalism as simultaneously the indigenous personality and identity of not only the British “people” and nation, but indelibly of the West, they must...
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Meridians (2007) 7 (2): 22–40.
Published: 01 March 2007
... nation, and gender should be non-hierarchically linked as categories of analysis in order to understand the breadth of our oppression as well as the full potential of our liberation in the hope that one day we can belong as full members of our homes, communities, and tribal nations. Indeed, both...
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Meridians (2022) 21 (2): 480–505.
Published: 01 October 2022
... the domestic maternal passage as her transfer from white mother to mistress, a passage that sets in motion her exile from home and entrance into the hell of slavery. This passage is procreative of her social death and an open wound in her memory of mother loss and her mother hunger. Moreover, she is plagued...
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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 (2023) 22 (2): 478–502.
Published: 01 October 2023
... home legacy. The article follows women from the American South and mid-Atlantic regions, illustrating how, with their skills and capital, they labored not just as funeral directresses, embalmers, and undertakers but also as bookkeepers, hairdressers, accountants, caterers. These women were “race women...
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Meridians (2009) 9 (2): 102–129.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Sharmila Lodhia Abstract Anti-violence activism for women in India has been riddled with a unique advocacy challenge. Women experiencing violence within the home confront a widespread backlash against Penal Code section 498A, the only criminal law in India that specifically encompasses domestic...
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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 (2013) 11 (2): 149–171.
Published: 01 March 2013
... theory of motherwork and survival for women of color to show how characters in the novels confront violence by doing motherwork. The article employs a transnational reading of the texts to argue that in this context domestic violence has a double meaning—that of the home and that of the nation...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (2): 118–129.
Published: 01 September 2016
... care, as well as a home and a place of dignity in the world's history to millions of Black/Afro-descendent women. We need to conspire to secure access to adequate care and treatment to Black/Afro-descendent women living with HIV, and to preserve the land of deracinated women. Black feminism and all...
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Meridians (2015) 13 (1): 186–203.
Published: 01 September 2015
... abandoned or orphaned children whom she literally gathers in the streets of Abidjan, giving them a home and a future. This essay analyzes Liking's creative accomplishments using feminist theories pertaining to performance, literature, and activism, demonstrating how Liking is an agent for social justice...
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Meridians (2016) 15 (1): 218–242.
Published: 01 December 2016
...-standard” language varieties are only appropriate for use in the home or social settings. Thus, as an alternative to code-switching pedagogical practices, the author introduces a comparative approach that may be applied across all minority language groups. This technique highlights African and African...