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Meridians (2019) 18 (1): 152–160.
Published: 01 April 2019
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Meridians (2014) 12 (2): 196–218.
Published: 01 September 2014
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Meridians (2014) 12 (2): 123–141.
Published: 01 September 2014
... Abstract On March 8, 2013, renowned black feminists Barbara Smith and Beverly Guy-Sheftall were brought together on the same panel, moderated by historian Paula Giddings, in a compelling conversation that closed out the first day of the Harriet Tubman: A Legacy of Resistance Symposium...
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Meridians (2004) 5 (1): 1–26.
Published: 01 September 2004
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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 (2019) 18 (1): 41–62.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Emily Lederman Abstract This essay argues that a queer archive in Felicia Luna Lemus’s Like Son (2007) recovers the historical Mexican figure Nahui Olin and allows the trans protagonist to navigate less tangible inheritances, including a destructive romantic legacy and a complex Mexican American...
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Meridians (2014) 12 (2): 142–152.
Published: 01 September 2014
... at the Combahee River near Beaufort, South Carolina, and the legacy of the Combahee River Collective, a Boston-based, black, lesbian, socialist, feminist organization famous for its analysis of interlocking oppression in the 1970s and early 1980s. With the support of INCITE Women of Color against Violence, Black...
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Meridians (2015) 13 (1): 78–102.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Lia T. Bascomb Abstract The image of black queens has a rich legacy within African diasporic discourse. This article examines Barbadian singer Alison Hinds's performance as Soca Queen . Hinds's prolific career spans decades. Her fans named her the Queen of Soca and she took on the designation...
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Meridians (2017) 15 (2): 389–411.
Published: 01 March 2017
... included Josephine Baker, Carmen Miranda, and Katherine Dunham. It analyzes how Cosme employed a range of identity maneuvers that allowed her to challenge depictions of African culture as primitive, and to address the history and legacies of African enslavement. Finally, the article explores the ways...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (2): 238–252.
Published: 01 March 2018
... as legacies of racially-biased and discriminatory US social and economic policies, practices, and attitudes dating back to black enslavement. Underlying causes of pervasive and persistent health disparities affecting the US black population are generally not acknowledged or are underestimated, including...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (1): 133–149.
Published: 01 September 2018
.... However, Dove-Danquah stands out among this group as a writer whose fiction not only challenged colonial and racial legacies but also called into question male value systems that denied female subjectivity, and envisioned a “new woman” who could challenge them. The essay analyzes Dove-Danquah’s portraits...
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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 (1): 1–7.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Ginetta E. B. Candelario Copyright © 2019 Smith College 2019 Exemplifying Meridians’ s mission to bring race and transnationalism into feminist conversation, the pieces in this issue illuminate what is at stake in our quests to grapple with settler colonial and imperialist legacies...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 233–245.
Published: 01 November 2018
... the legacies of our histories, including the legacies of the Atlantic Crossroads, which have so obsessed me, from a different perspective than the one learned in Europe or the United States. I learned, for instance, that for those left behind, knowledge cannot begin as it does in the U.S. academy, from...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 463–483.
Published: 01 December 2020
...: A Legacy of Resistance (symposium) . March 8–9 . Albany, NY . Camp Stephanie M. H. 2004 . Closer to Freedom: Enslaved Women and Everyday Resistance in the Plantation South . Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press . Campbell Sue . 1999 . “ Dominant Identities...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 136–146.
Published: 01 April 2020
... and Kartini’s shifting legacy throughout Indonesian transnational history. The use of Kartini as a model in Indonesian history by three successive regimes—first the Dutch Colonial regime, then the “Old Order” of Sukarno, and eventually Suharto’s “New Order”—illustrates how Kartini’s ideas and writing were...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 202–208.
Published: 01 April 2020
..., which thrived under the French Mandate, is an ongoing legacy of its colonialism (Traboulsi 2012 : 91). The Lebanese Council of Women spearheaded the fight for women’s suffrage, and still exists today as a group of over 170 women’s organizations in consultation with the Lebanese Parliament (Stephan...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 239–249.
Published: 01 October 2020
... settled in, the Black Harlem the Rosas lived in, and the White city beyond Harlem. Although the bridge called their backs was irreparably stressed by the cost of crossing the divides, Calixta left a proud legacy and archive of activism that together with Gilbert’s legacy of love for the Afro–Puerto Rican...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 112–126.
Published: 01 December 2020
... actual return to the homeland, gives voice to an historical and familial legacy, and suggests the responsibility brought to bear by familial and communal history, something poet Naomi Shihab Nye once termed being “doomed by our blood to care” (see Orfalea 1991 , 56). Writing thereby becomes...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (1): 207–211.
Published: 01 September 2018
... that the militarization of the police and the current military intervention of the armed forces under the illegitimate government of Michel Temer are part of the entrenchment of a long legacy of authoritarianism in Brazil. More than that, she knew that the authoritarian groups that sustained the twenty-one years...