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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 65–84.
Published: 01 April 2020
... relief, femicide, and policing, this article attends to deep histories of slavery, revolt, and marronage as resources for a feminist rejection of the liberal notions of freedom that make indebtedness possible. Copyright © 2020 Smith College 2020 The birth of liberalism as a political and economic...
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Meridians (2022) 21 (1): 49–72.
Published: 01 April 2022
... to restore the agency that slavery takes away. It is to imagine death as marronage. The Arada midwife’s initial slow, remorseful march to her punishment is that moment of reconciliation and resignation that characterizes White’s definition of the narrative arc of tragedy. Yet the Arada woman, like...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (2): v–ix.
Published: 01 September 2016
... of mestizajeas nationalist ideology and confronting "economic, political and human crises, increasingly expressed as extreme poverty and social insecurity," Curiel outlines a political and epistemic politics, a kind of contemporary "marronage" grounded in radical decolonial thought, to overcome what she views...
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Meridians (2009) 9 (1): 141–162.
Published: 01 September 2009
..., Cliff shows how Kitty and Clare advance an activism embodied by these earlier figures, but their failures suggest that this model of resistance is no longer entirely viable. Mass media and global capitalism, in this book, render Marronage-like tactics fruitless; ultimately, NoTelephonteo Heavenis...
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Meridians (2009) 9 (1): 1–29.
Published: 01 September 2009
... As such, marronage offers a model for "blackbrown" coalitions and reminds black activists of the value oflearning from indigenous knowledges. Women from the Native Sisterhood at Grand ValleyInstitution for Women, for example, taught Jamila about "a form of accountability, an alternative form of justice...
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Meridians (2022) 21 (2): 371–396.
Published: 01 October 2022
... out that the backward feet allude first and foremost to the historical reality of marronage. The incongruous direction symbolizes attempts by runaway slaves to throw pursuers off their trail. As such, ciguapas remain a key metaphor for the risky transit of slaves into the island’s mountains...