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Meridians (2014) 12 (1): 121–148.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Shanna Greene Benjamin Abstract Little more than a decade after publishing Invisible Man (1952), Ralph Ellison published “Out of the Hospital and under the Bar” (1963): an excised chapter of the novel that portrayed Mary Rambo—a black woman represented stereotypically in the published manuscript...
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Meridians (2024) 23 (1): 182–209.
Published: 01 April 2024
... work is grounded within particular and fragmented locations that blur various lines and multiple layers of coloniality. This article offers a critical reflection of the invisibility in working on Indigeneity in southwest Asia within the structural imperatives of the academy. It takes up each...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 463–483.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Vivian M. May Abstract Interpretive approaches to Black women’s insurgency can stifle as much as they reveal. Harriet Tubman is deservedly remembered for her sustained resistance to multiple forms of oppression. Yet, she is often made visible in ways that distort, rendering her invisible. Scholars...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 87–111.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Angela Y. Davis; Cassandra Shaylor Abstract Despite the transnational growth of the prison industrial complex and the rapid expansion of the carceral state in the United States and beyond, violence against women in prisons has remained largely invisible. Reports from people inside prisons...
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Meridians (2023) 22 (2): 297–322.
Published: 01 October 2023
...Dia Da Costa Abstract This article combines historical and life-writing approaches to demonstrate how caste is made invisible in histories and structures of education, canonical knowledge, and research. As a dominant-caste ( savarna ) Bengali academic, the author follows caste-oppressed feminists...
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Meridians (2023) 22 (2): 323–347.
Published: 01 October 2023
... relatively short stint in Charlottesville, Virginia, between 2016 and 2019, the author reviews her attempts to critically analyze concepts like women of color, diversity, colorism, privilege, invisibility, and othering. The article further connects some of the author’s experiences of racialization in view...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (2): 25–45.
Published: 01 September 2016
... women live doubly-invisible lives amongst the most marginalized of the hemisphere, the poem is both a self-affirmation and a battle cry. The poem relates to the “everyday” of Black women's lives and reveals itself to be a seemingly “innocent” but influential tool of empowerment. Black women recognize...
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Meridians (2017) 15 (2): 353–381.
Published: 01 March 2017
... invisible in national politics because of their relegation to the domestic realm, their presence as historical agents and patriots in the body politic of the nation is made possible through the figure of a patriotic mother. Copyright © 2017 Smith College 2017 SELINAMAKANA Motherhoodas Activismin...
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Meridians (2001) 2 (1): 158–175.
Published: 01 September 2001
... tactics leave her, before an inexorable demise, what Castillo describes as "floundering between invisibility and a tacit hope" (36), a floundering that is "marked by a schizophrenic-like existence" (39). This mode of being that Fe finds herselfin further exacerbates the type of neurosis that Du Bois...
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Meridians (2006) 7 (1): 162–182.
Published: 01 September 2006
... up on the island feeling invisible, not part of the dialogue, nor considered a customer or a target audience member. Whether I was watching local television, Mexican and Brazilian telenovelaso,r looking at local publications and magazines, I remember the emptiness of passively observing...
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Meridians (2004) 5 (1): 264–266.
Published: 01 September 2004
... Dorothy E. Mosby. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 2003. xiii, 264 pp .Cloth, $34.95. Afro-Hispanic literary productions and works that configure or address the image of Afro-Latin people within narrative texts or subtexts are often marginal, if not invisible, within the broad frame of Latin...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (2): 329–332.
Published: 01 March 2018
... them. We must dig deep into our magic to fight this life-forcestealing pace, but due to our cultural well, the well of deep Africanity and other deep indigenous systems of knowledge that understand the aliveness of the Universe and the many invisible forces and beings at our disposal, we know how we...
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Meridians (2008) 8 (1): 19–52.
Published: 01 September 2008
... there or that such a location even existed. In her article "Multiple Jeopardy, Multiple Consciousness: The Context of a Black Feminist Ideology," Deborah King (1995) speaks to this theoretical invisibility and the ways in which it informed matters of progressive praxis in social movements. King argues that the widespread use...
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Meridians (2016) 15 (1): 7–39.
Published: 01 December 2016
... and invisibility that, in Jessica's words, makes it "even more difficult for young black girls to find their own sexual self-worth." She stated: Taking it back to the bells hooks and Charles Blow talk, it becomes even more difficult for young black girls to find their own sexual selfworth when living in a world...
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Meridians (2017) 15 (2): 491–506.
Published: 01 March 2017
... to their use of orality to create counternarratives to this marginalization: My mother and her friends were after all the female counterpart of Ralph Ellison's invisible man. Indeed, you might say they suffered a triple invisibility, being black, female and foreigners. They really didn't count in American...
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Meridians (2002) 2 (2): 289–297.
Published: 01 March 2002
... lightly. To successive United States administrations the deaths resulting from its policies have been just so many statistics, just so much "collateral damage." Rendering invisible the humanity of the peoples targeted for attack is a strategy well used to hide the impact of colonialist and imperialist...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (1): 121–147.
Published: 01 June 2016
....r.09 121 the relative invisibility ofboth women and Afro-Brazilians in efforts to curb the spread of HIV/AIDSin Brazil. The final section of the article places race and gender more clearly in conversation with one another and argues for the importance of an intersectional approach to HIV...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 139–148.
Published: 01 December 2020
... these words lightly. To successive United States administrations the deaths resulting from its policies have been just so many statistics, just so much “collateral damage.” Rendering invisible the humanity of the peoples targeted for attack is a strategy well used to hide the impact of colonialist...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 112–126.
Published: 01 December 2020
.... In this context, the issue of return—always the dominating theme of Palestinian existence, but for decades rendered almost invisible on the international scene—arises with new potency. The following essay situates discussion of Palestinian return within several contexts: the struggle for women’s human rights...
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Meridians (2001) 2 (1): 113–126.
Published: 01 September 2001
... law and Palestinian human rights has become starkly evident. In this context, the issue of return -always the dominating theme of Palestinian existence, but for decades rendered almost invisible on the international scene-arises with new potency. The following essay situates discussion of Palestinian...