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Meridians (2016) 13 (2): 164–188.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Basuli Deb Abstract Photography, not only by imperial men but also by imperial women, has played a significant role in portraying the Muslim woman as the apolitical exotic of orientalist fantasies. The legacy of colonial photography by European women travelers continues to haunt the media...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 484–507.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Basuli Deb Abstract Photography, not only by imperial men but also by imperial women, has played a significant role in portraying the Muslim woman as the apolitical exotic of orientalist fantasies, its legacies haunting the media of the global North even today. Imperial feminist representations...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 261–277.
Published: 01 October 2019
... feminist praxis drew its movement demands and strategies from the masses of women in anticolonial movements, both rural and urban poor women. It also framed a two-fold theory of women’s organizing: it delineated one platform for women fighting imperialism within colonized countries, and another platform...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 65–84.
Published: 01 April 2020
...Laura Briggs Abstract Debt and imperialism have long been crucial questions for transnational feminism. This article attends particularly to recent and historical traditions of resistance in Puerto Rico and the wider Caribbean. It argues that part of the intellectual and political struggle has been...
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Meridians (2015) 13 (1): 129–156.
Published: 01 September 2015
... and the binaristic reframing of Orientalism found within the maquiladora system, where low-wage, brown, female factory workers in Tijuana must deal with an invasive foreign imperial presence that seeks to colonize, objectify, and exoticize them as docile, mechanized cyborgs similar to Asian women. As nonpermanent...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (1): 174–182.
Published: 01 April 2021
...Destiny Wiley-Yancy Abstract The Afro-Asian People’s Solidarity Organization’s (AAPSO) Presidium Committee on Women met to prepare for the United Nations Conference on Women in Nairobi, Kenya. The committee aimed to tackle the impact of colonialism and imperialism and the ways...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 335–357.
Published: 01 October 2019
... with Indigenous feminisms and transnational feminisms might provide space to move our practices of solidarity against settler colonialism, imperialism, nativism, militarization, and environmental destruction into a generative space for Kānaka Maoli and non-Indigenous peoples alike. Copyright © 2019 Smith...
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Meridians (2013) 11 (2): 212–237.
Published: 01 March 2013
... and instrumentalization, what is additionally meaningful in these texts is that the more recent history of globalization to which women are subjected under late capitalism—a history within and on which these texts and their writers work—is shown to be coextensive (although not homologous) with the history of imperialism...
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Meridians (2013) 11 (2): 114–146.
Published: 01 March 2013
... imperatives, Chicana feminist treatments of imperial trauma and queer erotics provide alternate modes of belonging, healing, and embodiment. Copyright © 2013 by Smith College 2013 ...
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Meridians (2014) 12 (2): 78–98.
Published: 01 September 2014
... exploitation and gender degradation. Female runaways and refugees reasoned that their dual desires could be achieved in Canada, both because slavery had been abolished there via the Imperial Act of 1834 and because Queen Victoria's reign, starting in 1837, gave the impression of greater esteem and rights...
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Meridians (2015) 13 (1): 53–77.
Published: 01 September 2015
... be located within the history of British colonialism and its intersections with white, Western, imperial patriarchy. This article does so by explicating the intersections of gender, race, and class in the post-1945 double-inscription of metropole and colony in British liberalizing social reform and national...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (1): 114–141.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Miglena S. Todorova Abstract Recent scholarship on Black American women and feminists in the radical Left documents how these women's travel to the Soviet Union and other socialist countries in the twentieth century influenced their understanding of racism, imperialism, patriarchy, and capitalism...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 139–148.
Published: 01 December 2020
... highlighted the history of U.S. foreign policy and sought to mobilize feminist opposition to the invasion of Afghanistan. The war, she argued, was reviving the colonial/imperial global divide and would be catastrophic. The author explores here how a number of carefully considered words used in the speech were...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 253–260.
Published: 01 October 2019
... rejects imperial feminisms and neoliberal constructs, and remains attuned to the nuances of power and privilege that shape political exchanges and can obscure non-EuroAmerican axes of knowledge. We see the potential of a radical transnational feminist framework to foreground the global solidarities...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 249–252.
Published: 01 October 2019
... another Black feminist called a “matrix of domination,” so too would their dismantling require an “intersectional” strategy in law and society (Collins 1990 , 21; Crenshaw 1989 , 140). Yet, despite the Combahee Collective’s critique of U.S. imperialism and its celebration of Third World/Internationalist...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 85–106.
Published: 01 April 2020
... imperial version of Man. This vision of the human, Sylvia Wynter’s conceptual framework, contends that the human is a partially biological and partially social creation, both of which appear in Kincaid’s critique prior to the ending of A Small Place . In this light, Kincaid’s final lines unravel the sharp...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 389–409.
Published: 01 December 2020
... the Dragon (1988). Copyright © 2010 Smith College 2010 imperialism Orientalism xenophobia heteropatriarchy transnational feminism I have a vision. Of the Orient. That, deep within its almond eyes, there are still women. Women willing to sacrifice themselves for the love of a man...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 107–135.
Published: 01 April 2020
... that Western imperialism restore democracy and women’s rights does not only come from white, liberal feminists, but also from “native informants”—women of color and women from marginalized communities, including Muslims (e.g., Ayan Hirsi Ali)—whose “insider” credentials derive from their experiences...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 239–249.
Published: 01 October 2020
... on the harvest of empire, was one of the happiest of many object lessons I received from my mother about the long history of Dominican transnational feminist resistance to patriarchy, racism, and imperialism. Celebrating my quinceañera in an American Legion hall was an especially exemplary lesson because...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (1): 193–217.
Published: 01 April 2021
... imperialism, it is also what could effectively resist it. Despite her efforts, however, the controversy is far from settled; in fact, it has become increasingly evident that the debates and accusations regarding the translation of The Vegetarian are overdetermined as a national issue rather than...