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Meridians (2018) 16 (2): 253–259.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Linda Goler Blount Copyright © 2018 Smith College 2018 LINDA GOLER BLOUNT The Secret to Black Women's Health: Ask, Listen, Do Every day there are news stories and studies that say that Black women are not healthy. We've seen and heard these stories so often that we internalize them and take...
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Meridians (2017) 15 (2): 412–434.
Published: 01 March 2017
.... This quotation from one of her essays, "Caribbean Literature" (Bennett n.d.) offers insight into her understading of the reasons the critical, cultural, social, and historical analysis that underpinned her poetry and performance would likely be imperceptible to some: When I was a child I used to love to listen...
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Meridians (2002) 2 (2): 78–97.
Published: 01 March 2002
...Grace Poore Copyright © 2002 by Wesleyan University Press 2002 MEDIA MATTERS Be Careful What You Ask For: The Goddesses Might Be Listening GRACE POORE As shestandsin line,walksthedo.9, drivesto school,makesthebed sheremembertshat sheis not dead. Onlywaitin.9. And what remindsheris thephantom...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 482–507.
Published: 01 October 2019
... ), Chandra Mohanty ( 1991 ), Sandra Harding ( 1993 ), and Ella Shohat ( 2001 ) that high-quality, critical research findings about dominant groups and their institutional beliefs and practices are generated by centering and listening to marginalized populations. In this way, primary mechanisms typically...
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Published: 01 April 2019
Figure 21. Women in LaForge, Missouri, listening to a speech by a visiting public health official of the Farm Security Administration, a New Deal agency, which collaborated with the Birth Control Federation of America to deliver birth control services in migrant labor camps, 1938. Library More
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Published: 01 April 2019
Figure 9. Inès listens to Tariq profess his love on the other side of the door. Figure 9. Inès listens to Tariq profess his love on the other side of the door. More
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Meridians (2018) 17 (1): 150–162.
Published: 01 September 2018
... and women, is a project also taken up in the three texts discussed here: Tina Campt’s Listening to Images (2017), Michelle D. Commander’s Afro-Atlantic Flight: Speculative Returns and the Black Fantastic (2017), and Christina Sharpe’s In the Wake: On Blackness and Being (2016). One of Hartman’s most...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 325–330.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Anne Moraa Abstract The essay explores, through the author’s work in developing educational content for adolescent girls, the importance of listening to girls’ distinct voices and looking beyond the numbers when seeking to create impact. This final question consistently cropped up. We did...
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Meridians (2008) 8 (1): 74–92.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Anaya McMurray Abstract “Black Muslim women and hip-hop? . . . real Muslims don't listen to hip-hop.” For many it is almost unfathomable that black Muslim women would have any involvement with hip-hop music. While several scholars have explored the connections between hip-hop and Islam, hip-hop...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (1): 8–13.
Published: 01 April 2019
... so we listened. and we started with the top of the head. we listened from the opening of the womb for the futures not yet forgotten. born e not of brain but higher. and at the moment of birth sometimes lower. but we listened. in warm rooms of waiting shaped like the stomachs of whales. if we...
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Meridians (2011) 11 (1): 144–148.
Published: 01 September 2011
..., that it is that same government the international community seems to have no problem acknowledging and listening to, instead of the valiant population ofHaiti. I will never forget the day you entered abruptly into my life and changed it forever. I was on my way to school in Florida the afternoon ofJanuary 12, 2010...
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Meridians (2001) 2 (1): 176.
Published: 01 September 2001
...Odilia Rivera FIRE FLIES OdiliaRivera Clouds shift over deaf ears boys rotten from the start. sirens in the distance plague us always we cannot listen Listless, dangerous, and strange teach the same lesson. Bridges meet and separate listen with eyes averted. A cocoon of your design...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 435–438.
Published: 01 December 2020
... Narahashi’s ‘half awake and half asleep in the water’                                                                            (photograph, 2001) . . . under water, sinking, eyes closed, listening to the voices the sea, hopeful not to drown remembering, arms wide, mantra: the body...
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Meridians (2011) 11 (1): 114–117.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Myriam J. A. Chancy MYRIAM J.A. CHANCY Under/Water MemoriaDl ay7 May317 2010 Forthedeparted ForHatti Andin referenctoe AsakoNarahashi'shalfawakeandhalfasleepin thewater' (photoBraph2,001) underwater, sinking, eyes closed, listening to the voices the sea, hopeful not to drown remembering, arms wide...
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Meridians (2011) 11 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 September 2011
... the signs that it inhabits a particular space at a particular time" (109). A similar concept of bodily memory is at work in WhattheBodyRememberws,hich suggests that memory comes to inhere not only in narrative but also in the very body of the listener. Thus the novel explores how "the political identity...
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Meridians (2014) 12 (1): 227–233.
Published: 01 March 2014
... to make, when they are ready to make them. The counselor can: listen and help the client talk through thoughts and feelings; provide information about resources when it is requested; be a supportive presence in a person's life; support change in the ways the person herself has discovered are helpful...
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Meridians (2008) 8 (1): 144–179.
Published: 01 September 2008
...-stand for the hopes, dreams, and ideals of 900 million citizens? In this essay, I listen to how female playback singers' voices-Mangeshkar's, but also more contemporary voices-become sites for the construction of national identity. I first chart how Indian film audiences have historically...
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Meridians (2001) 2 (1): 92–111.
Published: 01 September 2001
... or hate them. Their relationship will not be at peace. The conflict will just have gone "underground." I also have to listen to mothers as to what peace looks like to them. For me, in order to define peace, I want to reflect on their definition simultaneously with mine to decide how best to negotiate...
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Meridians (2001) 2 (1): 77–91.
Published: 01 September 2001
... the frame. My ongoing encounter with feminism provides a subtext for how I survive as a Chinese woman. Trying to tell and share this story implicates LOCATING AND TRANSLATING MERIDIANS 79 translation -and the challenges and necessity of remembering, listening for, and speaking in diverse tongues. Yearsago...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 255–278.
Published: 01 December 2020
.... As empty as this relationship is, Knowles is clearly wary of reminding her listeners of the alienating effects of the material on intimacy itself: “How can you look at me/And not see all the things that I kept only just for you? Why would you risk it baby?/This is my show and I won’t let you go/All has...