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Meridians (2023) 22 (1): 115–145.
Published: 01 April 2023
... attacks in a “reunited” Germany. Part I explores how these poetics and politics have influenced ongoing efforts to engage with the memory of German colonialism, xenophobia, and memorialization in public spaces. Part II moves the reader into close studies of two contemporary performance works by Afro...
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Meridians (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...
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Meridians (2010) 10 (1): 111–136.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Ayaka Yoshimizu Abstract This article examines “Hello, War Brides,” a series of short, auto/biographical essays authored by two Japanese war brides from the state of Washington. I view this text as a product of collaborative “memory work.” Based on a textual analysis of its narratives and form, I...
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Meridians (2011) 11 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 September 2011
.... While feminist historiographies have restored Partition survivors' memories of violence to the historical archive, Baldwin's novel explicitly foregrounds the role of gendered bodies in and as the archive of communal memories of violence. I begin with Baldwin's exploration of the embodied character...
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Meridians (2015) 13 (1): 157–185.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Himika Bhattacharya Abstract This article traces the memories surrounding the death of an adivasi woman, Shalini, from the northwestern Himalayan (adivasi/tribal) region of Lahaul, India. By focusing on how the memories of her death evolve in both official and community discourses, this article...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 435–438.
Published: 01 December 2020
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Meridians (2011) 11 (1): 114–117.
Published: 01 September 2011
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Meridians (2011) 11 (1): 26–35.
Published: 01 September 2011
... oflove's candor. Let these words bask in the thoughts and deeds of the Directors of the Society of Surinam. Respectfully, Elisabeth Samson SONIA ADAMS MEMORY'S MUSE 27 Remains in memoryof Truganin3i I. The Body skeleton first! shattered bone by bone. the color ofivory. skin, once the color and texture...
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Meridians (2003) 3 (2): 54–56.
Published: 01 March 2003
... a fire stone you crazy in love slice your head quick as snake shuttles? Fog is his face bearded by anger? is his hair swaddled in a turban to captivate the pain 101 MEMORIES OF MIDNIGHT MIRACLES 55 coarsely scribed in the language of edicts and commands Not our sensual marvels IV Sister, did you close...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (1): 63–93.
Published: 01 April 2019
... of 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 (2006) 6 (2): 93–116.
Published: 01 March 2006
... represent different kinds of girlhood or young womanhood they still have to struggle with becoming a person given the constraint ofbeing a woman I wanted African women to be able to identify with the narrator. "1 BLURRED GENRES, BLENDED MEMORIES 95 Both texts are informed by the complicated politics...
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Published: 01 October 2023
Figure 1. Memorial outside the Orlando Regional Medical Center. Photo by author, 2016. More
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Published: 01 October 2023
Figure 2. Interim Memorial around what once was Pulse nightclub. Photo by author, 2018. More
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Meridians (2013) 11 (2): 174–204.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Sudarat Musikawong Abstract Masculinity and nationalisms in Thailand during the 1970s served to enable gendered violence against activist women. Archival research and fieldwork reveal how feminist epistemologies and methods for studying memory are always gendered. Both conservative and leftist...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (1): 206–226.
Published: 01 April 2019
..., and 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...
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Meridians (2023) 22 (1): 58–75.
Published: 01 April 2023
... in this article is what perceptions of mothering can be articulated from the perspective of daughters of Latin American migrant mothers, in a context where memories of political persecution and exile and experiences of institutional and everyday racism shape the conditions of motherwork for both the migrant...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 401–414.
Published: 01 November 2018
... 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, constituted the survival...
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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 (2021) 20 (1): 53–83.
Published: 01 April 2021
.... This essay examines the importance of women’s poetry as a gendered documentation of conflict, a peace narrative, a poet’s reading of history, and a site of memory. Can poetry express the particularized “sorrow of women” (Mamang Dai) without sentimentality and concession? How do these poetic contestations...
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Meridians (2022) 21 (1): 73–74.
Published: 01 April 2022
....” This phrase serves as the entry point for framing womanhood, specifically Black womanhood, as something extraordinary. In tribute, “Consort of the Spirits” guides readers on a journey through time and memory, depicting the tangible yet magical ways in which lineages of Black women have carried tools...