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Meridians (2009) 9 (1): 62–82.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Naurice Frank Woods, Jr. Abstract Mary Edmonia Lewis (ca. 1843–after 1909) was America's first professional sculptor of African and Native American descent. She staked a claim at the highest level of neoclassical art. This usually meant competing against men who vehemently opposed women competing...
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Meridians (2002) 2 (2): 163–184.
Published: 01 March 2002
... who transgresses national and political boundaries and is empowered by inserting Black and female voices into a transnational Black public sphere .1 I use this term to describe Black women's experiences in the African Diaspora, and their unique EDMON IA LEWI S, FOREVERFREE, 186 7. > z ~ .0 0 X forms...
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Meridians (2009) 9 (1): v–vi.
Published: 01 September 2009
... aspects of our interdisciplinary discourses. A significant yet understudied figure in American history is Edmonia Lewis (ca. 1843-after 1909),America's first professional sculptor of African and Native American descent. This neoclassical artist produced extraordinary marble figures, the most famous...
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Meridians (2004) 4 (2): 274.
Published: 01 March 2004
... Plato Stefanie Dunning Judy Frank Alma Garcia Allison Giffen Sandra Harding Barbara Harlow Laura Harris Rose Harris Mary Hegland Honoree Jeffers Kay Ann Johnson M. Bahati Kuumba Dana Leibsohn Julia Lesage Reina Lewis Robin Lewis Erin Mackie Gerry Mandel Anita Mannur Elizabeth Marchant Heather Merrill...
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Meridians (2004) 4 (2): 39.
Published: 01 March 2004
...Mendi Lewis Obadike Copyright © 2004 by Smith College 2004 MEN DI LEWIS OBADIKE WatchingA FriendDancein BillT.JonesY' ouWalk It's a dance about the legacy of Rome. My mind is on Cape Coast. It isn't because one of the dancers flew with us to Ghana. It's not that our group split when we went...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (1): 144–156.
Published: 01 September 2018
... for those whose nationality can never comply with a Western physiognomy as the ideal standard ofbeauty. In EnemyMine,science fiction makes a tacit but unassailable point that humanity's ability to love and accept is the only means by which a human can be defined. As C. S. Lewis wrote in his much-lauded...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (2): 373–381.
Published: 01 March 2018
... of sharing, laughter, validation, and consoling that occurred. Gwendolyn Etter-Lewis (1996) explained it best: "Who can better reconstruct the life story of an African American woman than another African woman?" (117). Ann is a twenty-six-year-old queer Black woman. She hailed originally from Diego Martin...
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Meridians (2001) 2 (1): 59–76.
Published: 01 September 2001
... least, a kind of minstrel show. Referencing only DustTrackson a Road and relying on the hostile opinions of Hughes and Wallace Thurman, Huggins concludes that Hurston played the part so well that she lost the ability to distinguish herself from the minstrel mask. David Levering Lewis's sharply etched...
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Meridians (2001) 1 (2): 155–191.
Published: 01 March 2001
... of their press conference nor had they mapped out a clear direction for the future of the organization. From May 1973 until July 1974, Margaret Sloan and Jane Galvin-Lewis served as NBFo's chair and vice-chair respectively and oversaw daily operations. Sloan and Galvin-Lewis were familiar with hierarchical...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (2): 253–259.
Published: 01 March 2018
... fibroid tumors was reported. 256 MERIDIANS 16:2 In their work, Dr. Fleda Mask Jackson in a 2007 report for the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies, (2007) has linked racism to low birth weight babies and Dr. Tene T. Lewis in Brain, Behavior and Immunity, (Lewis et al. 2010) has demonstrated...
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Meridians (2001) 2 (1): 130–152.
Published: 01 September 2001
... and other BC organizations (Ramphele 1998). Self-identified feminist studies and critiques of this era are in agreement over not only the paucity of Black women in the organisations of the BCM, but also of the conservative terms of their participation in this movement (Driver 1988a, Gqola 1999, Lewis 1991...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 278–294.
Published: 01 October 2020
... of poverty” emerged and aligned with rhetoric from the late 1940s and 1950s that described the “Puerto Rican problem” in New York. 7 Culture of poverty discourses ignore structural causes of poverty and pathologize Puerto Rican families. In Oscar Lewis’s ( 1966 and 1968 ) discussion of a Puerto Rican...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (2): 414–442.
Published: 01 October 2021
... of the Hate Crime Statistics Act of 1990 .” Patterns of Prejudice 52 , no. 1 : 39 – 57 . doi.org/10.1080/0031322X.2018.1429357 . Lewis Clara . 2013 . Tough on Hate? The Cultural Politics of Hate Crimes . New Brunswick, NJ : Rutgers University Press . Lopez German . 2017 . “ Why...
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Meridians (2008) 8 (1): 93–129.
Published: 01 September 2008
... Keyes on hip-hop; Carolyn Cooper, Gina Ulysse, and Denise Noble on reggae/dancehall; and Maureen Warner-Lewis, Belinda Edmondson, Patricia Mohammed, and Carol BoyceDavies on calypso. This list is by no means exhaustive. What connects these scholars is a commitment to ensuring that "woman's version...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (2): 382–392.
Published: 01 March 2018
... over the negotiation of self-image and self-worth for Black women (Capodilupo 2015; Lewis 1999). Black women spend a disproportionate amount of time thinking about, styling, and caring for their hair in comparison to women of other racial and gender groups (Thompson 2009). Hair care practices supply...
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Meridians (2003) 3 (2): 57–92.
Published: 01 March 2003
... 'their' women and also alternate their behaviours towards women of different groups according to ethnic stereotypes" (Reddock 2001, 207). CONFRONTING POWER AND POLITICS 61 Linden Lewis contributes to the discourse on gender and masculinity through a literary lens. He examines a Caribbean novel to reveal...
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Meridians (2003) 3 (2): 295.
Published: 01 March 2003
... Joni Jones Indira Karamcheti Terry Kawashima Kamala Kempadoo Deborah King Kimberly Kono Susan Koshy PriyaKumar M. Bahati Kuumba Julia Lesage Reina Lewis Erin Mackie Amina Mama Audrey McCluskey Jayne Mercier Heather Merrill Clare Midgeley Nancy Mithlo Jocelyn Moody Katwiwa Mule Helen Neville Vivien Ng...
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Meridians (2002) 2 (2): 318.
Published: 01 March 2002
... Stefanie Janin Ann Jones Joni Jones Amy Jordan Alice Julier Karen Kaivola Kamala Kempadoo Deborah King Betty Kano Kimberly Kono M. Bahati Kuumba Ming-yan Lai AlyceeLane Dana Leibsohn Gail Lewis L. H.M. Ling Amina Mama Christopher Mcauley Patricia McFadden Jayne Mercier Joya Misra Patricia Mohammed Patricia...
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Meridians (2005) 5 (2): 124–148.
Published: 01 March 2005
... from Amy Klatzkin's edited collection A Passaneto the Heart (1999); four children's memoirs/stories: Ying Ying Fry's KidsLikeMein China (2001), Carol Antoinette Peacock's MommyFar,MommyNear(2000), Sara Dorow's WhenYouWereBornin China (1997), and Rose Lewis's I LoveYouLikeCrazy Cakes(2000...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 246–268.
Published: 01 November 2018
... Development and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office , United Kingdom . January 23 . Lewis D. 2009 . “ Gendered Spectacle: New Terrains of Struggle in South Africa .” In Body Politics and Women Citizens—African Experiences , edited by Schlyter A. , 127 – 37 . Sida Studies No. 24...