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Meridians (1 November 2018) 17 (2): 331–337.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Wambui Mwangi Copyright © 2018 Smith College 2018 How do you photograph a memory? The photographer, the subject of the photograph, and the photograph are bound by the shared space and proximities of the photographic moment, but afterward, they embark on different trajectories to unpredictable...
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Meridians (1 April 2019) 18 (1): 63–93.
Published: 01 April 2019
... Chinese diasporic history: it plays with formal timelines and genealogies as memorializing tools to deconstruct history as chronological and teleological; it invents spatial histories to make visible familial relationships; and it explores the power of collaborative memory to open the way for new...
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Meridians (1 April 2019) 18 (1): 206–226.
Published: 01 April 2019
... volatility. Through three narrated encounters, the essay uses social and affective memory and autoethnographic matter as food for critical thought, building on philosophy, postcolonial, feminist, and queer criticism, in order to address the hauntology of the necropartriarchal and necropolitical against the...
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Meridians (1 November 2018) 17 (2): 401–414.
Published: 01 November 2018
... thinking with, and against, this archival record, this essay centers one family’s recent history as a calculated exercise in both memory and method. Putting older black women on the agenda evokes their and others’ freedom and the intellectual contributions of black women who have, over the years...
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Meridians (1 November 2018) 17 (2): 233–245.
Published: 01 November 2018
...’ hope was to generate new readings of Africa’s history by shedding light on women’s writing and, in doing so, change assumptions of how knowledge is shaped. Copyright © 2018 Smith College 2018 Women Writing Africa archive canon memory knowledge African feminism Let me begin with my many beginnings...
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Meridians (1 September 2018) 17 (1): 205–206.
Published: 01 September 2018
... Shiiit . . . If I were a man My memory would be memorialized long after my body was laid to rest But that’s only if I were a man Wouldn’t my very resistance be heroically grand If only, I were a man? #KorrynGaines #SandraBland ...
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Meridians (1 April 2019) 18 (1): 14–16.
Published: 01 April 2019
... body, your memory. For months you forget, then in the middle of class shame jolts through every vein in your body, driving the breath from you. This becomes such a pattern, you realize the aftermath of hurt is its own form. Sex is both impossible and the only way to be modern. How can you be a Muslim...
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Meridians (1 September 2018) 17 (1): 184–204.
Published: 01 September 2018
... something more chaotic than that, more akin to hunger, memory, forgetting, the edges of all the humanness one has” (21). Quashie describes an interior that is at once influenced and unreachable by an impinging outer world. Interiority as accessed through practices of quiet is a kind of self-excavation, the...
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Meridians (1 April 2019) 18 (1): 1–7.
Published: 01 April 2019
... inheritances from the past” (59). Likewise, in “Illustrated Connections: Family, Memories, and Imagination in The Magical Life of Long Tack Sam ,” Sally McWilliams considers how graphic memoirist Ann Marie Fleming “craft[s] a family history as part of the larger Asian archive . . . reimagining . . . the...
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Meridians (1 April 2019) 18 (1): 17–40.
Published: 01 April 2019
... represent master symbols of womanhood in Mexico. Marita Sturken ( 1997 ) elaborates on the process through which images and objects embody the collective consciousness of a nation. Beyond simply reflecting a sense of shared belonging, symbols such as Guadalupe and Malinche are “technologies of memory...
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Meridians (1 September 2018) 17 (1): 150–162.
Published: 01 September 2018
... personal history derives from Hartman’s model of using the autobiographical as an entry point to provide insight into how larger social forces work through the individual, what Sharpe calls living in the “wake” of slavery. She evokes Morrison’s formulation of re-memory in Beloved: that the past of...
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Meridians (1 November 2018) 17 (2): 361–375.
Published: 01 November 2018
... are you interested in our stories?” 9 This is a valid question for many ex-combatants who still hope to have their political memories and neglected voices written into the national history and who want to reclaim visibility in the history of the Angolan liberation struggle. We can perhaps surmise...
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Meridians (1 April 2019) 18 (1): 183–205.
Published: 01 April 2019
... enjoying a primary connection with their father. Aymeric struggles to retain Cathy firmly in the position of the white Breast. Here his desire to “eradicat[e] the very memory of slavery” in order to create a more utopian plantation finds a connection with his attempted placement, and silencing, of Cathy...
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Meridians (1 September 2018) 17 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 September 2018
... Araújo eulogizes in the “Marielle, Presente!” talk that she offered at the Franco memorial event held at Smith College on March 21, 2018, “Marielle was a threat to so many violent, corrupt, and powerful factions” because she was an outspoken human rights advocate for and organizer of Rio’s poorest and...
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Meridians (1 April 2019) 18 (1): 41–62.
Published: 01 April 2019
... closure by critiquing to “memorialize” the past that effaces ongoing structural violence and persistent trauma. 2 I argue that contemporary Chicana/o texts depict archives of object and ephemera within their narratives or pages to address unsettled pasts. In so doing, these texts challenge the...
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Meridians (1 November 2018) 17 (2): 269–278.
Published: 01 November 2018
... there and that was her! Margot Badran, Raja Rhouni, and I are editing a book in her memory. The three of us belong to three generations, all of which were heavily impacted by Mernissi. AO : You also mentioned that Mernissi was the first scholar who problematized fiqh as a patriarchal interpretation...
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Meridians (1 September 2018) 17 (1): 51–81.
Published: 01 September 2018
... memory with a different valence. “The macho philosophy of the Black Power/Black Arts Movement,” he writes, “resulted in so many demeaning experiences for the women that many of them began to protest and eventually break away. Older women who had been raising children and servicing husbands all their...
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Meridians (1 April 2019) 18 (1): 94–151.
Published: 01 April 2019
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Meridians (1 September 2018) 17 (1): 82–96.
Published: 01 September 2018
... . Becoming Black: Creating Identity in the African Diaspora . Durham : Duke University Press . Young Harvey . 2010 . Embodying Black Experience: Stillness, Critical Memory, and the Black Body . Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press . ...
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Meridians (1 September 2018) 17 (1): 133–149.
Published: 01 September 2018
... Ray . 1992 . “ Gender and Decolonization: A Study of Three Women in West Africa Life .” In People and Empires in African History: Essays in Memory of Michael Crowder , edited by Ajayi J. F. Ade and Peel J. D. , 217 – 36 . London : Longman . Dove-Danquah Mabel . (1934...