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Meridians (2022) 21 (1): 207–235.
Published: 01 April 2022
..., institutions. #Blackgirlmagic social media Black feminism resilience melancholy On January 13, 2016, Elle magazine posted an op-ed by Linda Chavers ( 2016b ) on its social media, “Here’s My Problem with #Blackgirlmagic: Black Girls Aren’t Magic. We’re Human.” Her primary criticism...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 410–434.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Jennifer Cho Abstract Turning to extant theories of melancholy, this article uses Theresa Hak Kyung Cha’s Dictée to reevaluate the linear trajectory of Asian American identity formation in the United States. In particular, the author develops the term mel- han -choly—a hybrid form of melancholy...
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Meridians (2011) 11 (1): 36–61.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Jennifer Cho Abstract Drawing from theories of melancholy from David Eng, David Kazanjian, and Anne Anlin Cheng, I use Theresa Hak Kyung Cha's Dictée to reevaluate the accepted linear trajectory of Asian American identity formation in the U.S. In particular, I develop the term mel- han -choly...
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Meridians (2011) 11 (1): v–vii.
Published: 01 September 2011
.... American and Japanese colonialism is a subtext ofJennifer Cho's essay, "Mel-han-cholia as Political Practice in Theresa Hak Kyung Cha's Dictee." The author argues, through culturally specific and analytic theories of melancholy, that Cha's text, with its protagonist's recall of both Japanese dominion over...
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Meridians (2022) 21 (2): 480–505.
Published: 01 October 2022
... of mourning or melancholy affection for something.” Oxford English Dictionary Online , s.v. “elegy,” www.oed.com (accessed April 2, 2021). Elegy also names “a prose work dealing with a vanished way of life or the passing of youth” (Baldick 2015 : 113). 4 Here I riff on Toni Morrison’s 1988...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 131–138.
Published: 01 December 2020
... compels us to deconstruct other politically loaded tropes, including security, liberty, freedom, truth, civil rights, Islamic fundamentalism, women under the Taliban, the flag, and “America.” Fifth, we recognize the gendered and ethnocentric history of sentimentality, grief, and melancholy that have...
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Meridians (2002) 2 (2): 302–308.
Published: 01 March 2002
... to deconstruct other politically loaded tropes, including security, liberty, freedom, truth, civil rights, Islamic fundamentalism, women under the Taliban, the flag, and "America." Fifth, we recognize the gendered and ethnocentric history of sentimentality, grief, and melancholy that have been mobilized...
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Meridians (2022) 21 (2): 307–316.
Published: 01 October 2022
..., and other geopolitical contexts make this intervention more urgent than ever. 1 A constellation of concepts—sorrow songs, wake work, critical fabulation, social death, grief and grievance, grievability, melancholy of race, postcolonial melancholia, biopolitics, necropolitics and necropower, queer...
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Meridians (2022) 21 (1): 1–10.
Published: 01 April 2022
... politics and poetics of Black femme self-love, Jennifer Williams’s Media Matters essay, “Apologizing to Chavers: #Blackgirlmagic’s Resilience Discourse and the Fear of Melancholy Black Femme Digital Subjectivity,” delves into the contentious debate unleashed when Linda Chavers’s 2016 article criticizing...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (1): 150–162.
Published: 01 September 2018
... not rely on sociological data. Sharpe views the impact of the enslaved past in the present through shared affective states across national boundaries, similarly to Paul Gilroy’s ( 2006 ) theories of melancholy or David Scott’s ( 2014 ) on tragedy as describing the postcolonial present. However, Sharpe...
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Meridians (2002) 2 (2): 146–162.
Published: 01 March 2002
... intrigued by her intricate manipulation of newspapers and the way she highlights the pensive and melancholy moods ofher anonymous subjects. Curators have been attracted to the intimacy of her works, how she draws symbols in a way that highlights the preciousness of certain forms or moments. And critics have...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (1): 206–226.
Published: 01 April 2019
... has an endless preoccupation with the past. The opening encounters are but a small glimpse into three years of “formal interviews” and a lifetime of conversations together. 4 Like the drag of melancholy, my m other ’ s stories of the past encumber the present, shaping her affective daily...
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Meridians (2016) 13 (2): 123–147.
Published: 01 March 2016
... movement toward depathologizing melancholia and the refusal to let go of the past, particularly among oppressed populations. This perpetual melancholy becomes a mode of resistant politics, insisting that elided histories must be remembered. As David L. Eng and David Kazanjian argue in Loss, "a continuous...
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Meridians (2007) 7 (2): 71–100.
Published: 01 March 2007
... and empathy also becomes apparent in the lack of communication between Akiko and Beccah. Neither woman can relate to the other her life story. For instance, only after Akiko's death does Beccah learn about the origin of her mother's trauma and of her unorthodox behavior, such as her fits of melancholy...