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Meridians (2002) 3 (1): 265–273.
Published: 01 September 2002
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Meridians (2005) 5 (2): 83–84.
Published: 01 March 2005
... all beginnings. A girl learning to keep from crying when she slices an onion, when she remembers the country she has left. All day I watch to keep from crying. [Meridians:feminism,race,transnationalism2005, vol. 5, no. 2, p. 83] ©2005 by Smith College. All rights reserved. 83 I usedto live I used...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 427–452.
Published: 01 October 2020
...Robert J. Patterson Abstract This article examines the official Black Lives Matter Movement (the Black Lives Matter Global Network) as a point of departure to argue that Black Lives Matter (BLM) in general expands our epistemological framework for thinking about black freedom movements, black...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 304–331.
Published: 01 October 2019
... through Transnational and International Scales .” Pacific Historical Review 76 : 611 – 14 Igler David . 2013 . The Great Ocean: Pacific Worlds from Captain Cook to the Gold Rush . New York : Oxford University Press . Johnston Barbara Rose , ed. 2007 . Half-Lives and Half...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 513–521.
Published: 01 December 2020
... contra o Racismo e a Violência e pelo Bem Viver (Black Women’s March against Racism and Violence and for Living Well), which brought tens of thousands of Black women to Brasília on November 18, 2015, is described in an opening essay by Alvarez. It is followed by one of the several Manifestos produced...
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Meridians (2023) 22 (2): 323–347.
Published: 01 October 2023
... constructively with some of my experiences of living in Charlottesville, Virginia, in the United States. There is always more untold than told; however, this story told here involves my living as a privileged Brown and highly skilled salaried migrant, a teaching faculty member on an annually extended temporary...
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Meridians (2014) 12 (2): 169–195.
Published: 01 September 2014
... of sexual transactions as a liberatory tool for enslaved black women, responses to the digital short shed light upon uncomfortable and complicated interpretations of the role of sex, sexuality, sexual economies, and sexual violence played in black lives during chattel slavery. Situating Tubman at the center...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (1): 76–79.
Published: 01 June 2016
... be the norm in a just, solidary, and democratic society. We summon all black women to join us and to get organized, wherever they happen to live, and to join us for this march on behalf of our citizenship. Imbued with our ancestral force, our freedom of thought, and political action, we rise from the five...
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Meridians (2002) 2 (2): 268–270.
Published: 01 March 2002
... Copyright © 2002 by Wesleyan University Press 2002 IN SEARCH OF JUSTICE, HUMAN RIGHTS, AND A JUST PEACE BY WOMEN LIVING UNDER MUSLIM LAWS (WLUML) September 21, 2001 The network Women Living Under Muslim Laws (WLUML) wishes to extend its deepest condolences to the aggrieved, their families...
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Meridians (2004) 5 (1): 261–263.
Published: 01 September 2004
...Trinidad Linares Home Bound: Filipino American Lives across Cultures, Communities, and Countries . By Yen Le Espiritu . Berkeley : University of California Press , 2003 . xi, 282 pp. Softcover, $21.95 . Copyright © 2004 by Smith College 2004...
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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 (2018) 16 (2): 363–372.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Erin L. Berry-McCrea Abstract This paper describes the ways that Black millennial women have come to acknowledge the role of voice and to recognize the sociolinguistic traumas that they experience in and outside of digital spaces. The lived experiences of Black millennial women within the digital...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 415–431.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Patricia McFadden Abstract This essay theorizes contemporarity as a new framework for Black feminist resistances—personal and sociopolitical—and explores reimagined lived realities as a crucial site for the generation of new feminist epistemologies and alternative ways of living. Given the failures...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (1): 90–126.
Published: 01 April 2021
...Sreyoshi Sarkar Abstract Women living in the South Asian conflict zone of Kashmir have been represented by mainstream media and film as mainly victims of the Indian state power’s political and sexual violence, as protestors who are supporting their men’s insurgency in Kashmir, or as aligned...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (1): 84–89.
Published: 01 April 2021
...Uddipana Goswami Abstract A reflection on the different forms that violence against women takes in militarized societies like that in Assam in Northeast India. A young girl living with an abusive father is married off to an abusive husband. Like other women living with quotidian violence, she...
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Meridians (2022) 21 (2): 397–412.
Published: 01 October 2022
... to theorize how and why her mother’s life trajectory was shaped by her strife to have a dignified death, in other words, to be able to die in Palestine. To illuminate the significance of her mother’s approach to death and its relationship to being Palestinian, being refugee, and living under colonial war...
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Meridians (2022) 21 (2): 512–537.
Published: 01 October 2022
... continuing their work of mothering and affirming the worth of their children’s lives, even when all that remains of their children are their dead bodies. In this way, the authors hope to highlight how Black mothers who embody revolutionary mothering through maternal activism enable them to imagine...
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Meridians (2011) 11 (1): 91–97.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Gina Athena Ulysse Abstract This small collection of Haitian women's reflections on the earthquake offers readers a kaleidoscopic view of how several women at home and in the diaspora lived through this moment, their responses and the continuous impact on our lives. The works are composed...
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Meridians (2016) 15 (1): 300–305.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Alexis Pauline Gumbs Abstract In the long tradition of black women protecting and honoring black women, Jasmine Richards, a Black Lives Matter organizer in Pasadena California, was part of a group of activists who intervened in the arrest of a participant in a peace March in Pintroesca Parkin...
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Meridians (2023) 22 (1): 94–114.
Published: 01 April 2023
... spaces that dominate their everyday lives. The concept of “bordering and ordering” through “Othering” helps frame the Nador/Melilla border as the site where the “Muslim Woman Other” is constructed either as a de facto trope of victimhood in need of saving or as a national threat transgressing...