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Meridians (2001) 2 (1): 42–57.
Published: 01 September 2001
...C. A. Griffith; H. L. T. Quan Copyright © 2001 by Wesleyan University Press 2001 MEDIA MATTERS The Many Faces of Globalism and the Challenges of Documentary Filmmaking C. A. GRIFFITH AND H. L. T. QUAN EPPAWALA: AN URGENT APPEAL FROM SRI LANKA by Priyantha Colombage (32 minutes, 2000, Color...
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Meridians (2002) 2 (2): 146–162.
Published: 01 March 2002
... inscribes many small gold, white, and red spirals, circles, and stars over carefully selected portions of the images . Here a face is covered with an intricate spiral; there the entire background is awash in tiny stars, highlighting the image of a poor woman holding a cigarette, gazing out at the viewer...
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Meridians (2001) 2 (1): 41.
Published: 01 September 2001
...Suniti Namjoshi Copyright © 2001 by Wesleyan University Press 2001 FOR ANNA MANI (1918-2001) BySunitiNamjoshi The brave women I knew have grown old. Each was like a tree, or like a lighthouse, or like a gull circling the lighthouse, or like a dolphin, circling the gull, who circles...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 85–106.
Published: 01 April 2020
... exploitative colonial economy. Jamaica Kincaid’s essays in A Small Place dramatize the competing narratives of vacation as happiness object and misery-causing activities within the framework of the structure of terror. Many critics read differences of race and class developed through figures of the tourist...
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Meridians (2014) 12 (2): 28–49.
Published: 01 September 2014
.... Furthermore, via lenses of the maternal or salvific, Tubman's militancy is often softened, better to be embraced into the folds of the nation's progress narrative (a triumphal tale that erases the ongoing nature of many forms of systemic oppression she sought to transform). In short, Tubman is often made...
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Meridians (2023) 22 (1): 11–33.
Published: 01 April 2023
... led to an explosion of the wind industry in many countries, including Norway. Many of the onshore wind development projects have been built in areas central to reindeer herding. This article asks whether reindeer have become the new buffalo that are being sacrificed in the race to build green energies...
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Meridians (2007) 7 (2): 1–21.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Beauty Bragg; Pancho McFarland Abstract The discourse on gender and sexuality in rap music is dominated by the pornographic. Women of color contending with demeaning pornographic images have entered the discourse though many routes. JV and Ms. Sancha exemplify the two predominant approaches...
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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 (2008) 8 (2): 64–93.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Alexandra Lynn Barron Abstract While many critics have pointed out how Fire's (1996) reception reveais much about the Hindutva agenda of fundamentalists and their use of women as symbols for the nation, no one has traced the critique of fundamentalism embedded in the film itself in the haunting...
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Meridians (2009) 9 (2): 1–30.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Nancy Marie Mithlo Abstract Despite the prevailing acceptance of homogenized global sensibilities in media productions, many American Indian and other indigenous artists continue to articulate a sovereign, bounded, and discrete identity based on land, family, and memory. Both material (embodied...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (2): 351–362.
Published: 01 March 2018
... health through the interplay of material, psychological, and spiritual experiences. Through the practice of confession, black women employ the many dimensions of their being to debunk the ideologies of discursive powers that attempt to stifle their well-being. In doing so they establish for themselves...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 310–339.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Nancy Marie Mithlo Abstract Despite the prevailing acceptance of homogenized global sensibilities in media productions, many American Indian and other indigenous artists continue to articulate a sovereign, bounded, and discrete identity based on land, family, and memory. Both material (embodied...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 513–521.
Published: 01 December 2020
... and Adriana Medeiros offers a vivid glimpse into what many consider a watershed moment in the Afro-Brazilian feminist movement. 1 See http://www.marchadasmulheresnegras.com/#!manifesto/c15t1 ; accessed on November 16, 2015. Originally published in Meridians vol. 14, no. 1, 2016. Black...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (2): 370–395.
Published: 01 October 2021
...Amina Jamal Abstract In many Muslim-majority societies, including Pakistan, liberal progressive subjects who espouse feminism and gender equality do so through the language of universal human rights and political secularism. This brings them into conflict not only with anti-secular rightwing...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (2): 443–465.
Published: 01 October 2021
... a blank canvas onto which one can imagine the next global intifada, a giant popular uprising fought on many fronts. The author examines the work of artists Jassem Hindi, Layla tul Qadr, Saba Taj, and Hushidar Mortezaie, who look at the future in terms of parallel imaginative possibilities rather than...
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Meridians (2014) 12 (1): 149–171.
Published: 01 March 2014
... many of these texts into dialogue with one another, and she explores as well the dialogue between such texts and the dozens of archival fragments she incorporates into her self-portrait. Copyright © 2014 by Smith College 2014 ERICA L. JOHNSON Buildingthe Neo-Archive: DionneBrand'As Mapto the Door...
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Meridians (2014) 12 (1): 58–87.
Published: 01 March 2014
... like Latin America. However, building on relatively recent attempts to locate Morrison in broader transnational spaces, in this discussion, I propose closely examining a text from another Anglophone, African diasporic context, which utilizes many of the strategies evident in Bluest —Kincaid's Annie...
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Meridians (2016) 13 (2): 28–55.
Published: 01 March 2016
... and Sula and the subsequent damage done to their relationship as a result of the various factors inhibiting their ability to form a relationship based on intersubjectivity. Bonded together and in many ways fused in girlhood, Sula and Nel cannot maintain a friendship beyond adolescence because of the ways...
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Meridians (2016) 13 (2): 79–98.
Published: 01 March 2016
... imaginary of the altruistic adoption process. This article analyzes how Trenka's stylistic choices, such as a musical and a stand-up comedy routine, capture many Korean adoptees' life experiences. Adoptees like Trenka use life-writing to express a doubled self and to give a platform to those who are rarely...
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Meridians (2017) 15 (2): 353–381.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Selina Makana Abstract The assertion that the mid-twentieth century Black freedom struggles across the African diaspora was a masculine era is one that continues to strike a chord with many African women whose voices have remained absent from the rhetoric on national liberation struggles across...