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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 340–362.
Published: 01 December 2020
... framework will encourage more women of color and other marginalized groups to become more involved in the political movement for reproductive freedom. Using narrative analysis, this essay explores what reproductive justice means to this movement, while placing it within the political, social, and cultural...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (2): 373–381.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Chinyere Okafor Abstract This paper aims to uplift a story by a queer Black woman activist residing in Port of Spain, Trinidad. Using various narrative analysis techniques, this paper also explores the tales told to understand how queer people in the Caribbean create a home of recognition...
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Meridians (2010) 10 (2): 42–65.
Published: 01 March 2010
... will encourage more women of color and other marginalized groups to become more involved in the political movement for reproductive freedom. Using narrative analysis, this essay explores what reproductive justice means to this movement, while placing it within the political, social, and cultural context from...
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Meridians (2013) 11 (2): 62–90.
Published: 01 March 2013
... to the domestic is configured and reconfigured in narratives of the Pakistani ulema and narratives of prominent progressive Muslim activists in Canada. My analysis of these narratives reveals the anxieties that surface and crystallize around the figure of the Al-Huda woman when analyzed against the hegemonies...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 323–347.
Published: 01 October 2020
... and inflects a U.S. Third World feminist analysis by examining how the narrative draws attention to the ways gender, sexuality, race, ethnicity, and class are entwined. Rather than view the text as an outright rejection of the dubious premises and promises provided by fairy tales—individualist, (hetero)sexist...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 32–64.
Published: 01 April 2020
...Tracey Jean Boisseau Abstract This essay offers a close reading of Anne Moody’s widely read but under-theorized memoir of the civil rights movement, Coming of Age in Mississippi (1968). This essay’s focus mirrors a main focus in Moody’s narrative: her relationship with her mother. Much of the body...
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Meridians (2009) 9 (2): 102–129.
Published: 01 March 2009
... violence. Analysis of this phenomenon reveals that this prohibition against marital cruelty has been drastically undermined by a level of skepticism that not only permeates societal consciousness, but more perilously, has entered judicial decision-making in these cases. In this essay I deconstruct...
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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 (2016) 13 (2): 56–78.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Wiebke Beushausen Abstract This article offers a literary and cultural studies approach to sexual citizenship and belonging through a reading of the coming-of-age genre. Coming-of-age narratives, a primary mode of a womanist Caribbean diaspora poetics, offer fruitful ground for an analysis...
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Meridians (2017) 15 (2): 330–352.
Published: 01 March 2017
... work is less well recognized than other African novelists and playwrights, Onwueme occupies a relatively marginal role in the Nigerian and African literary canon. Nevertheless her work facilitates an analysis of neocolonialism, though in contrast to Achebe’s realist narrative, her evocation of myth...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 445–456.
Published: 01 October 2019
... interdisciplinarity in the form of a critical biomythography that weaves together scholarly analysis and poetry related to the author’s current research on the jamette women of nineteenth-century Trinidad. Copyright © 2019 Smith College 2019 This essay will delineate how I have come to be writing a critical...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 310–339.
Published: 01 December 2020
..., document them or wish to do so. They do not document change, they make change. Their focus remains on strategies to address problems, rather than on the descriptive analysis of problems” (Green 1983 , 12). Although self-narratives as a legitimate knowledge base hold promise for avoidance of the theory...
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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 (2021) 20 (1): 151–173.
Published: 01 April 2021
... and cinema about women have specific contributions to offer through oppositional, counter, minor narratives in the conjunctures of feminist, human rights, and transnational aspirations. Literary scholar Sally McWilliams ( 2009 ) provides a useful analysis of narrative strategies employed in fiction...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (1): 63–93.
Published: 01 April 2019
...-grandfather’s career as entry points into an examination of gendered Orientalism, racial exclusion, and nationalism, counterbalanced with depictions of magic, love, family, and creative resistance. The memoir uses three feminist strategies to imaginatively open out the formal and narrative conventions...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 149–201.
Published: 01 April 2020
... them, exemplifying how the groundwork of the campaign was carried out at an interpersonal level. However, delving further into Maritza’s narrative reveals contradictions with the FMC “woman-to-woman” campaign approach that claimed to enable women to relate to one another. Further analysis of her...
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Meridians (2014) 12 (1): 208–226.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Carrie N. Baker Abstract This essay analyzes the portrayal of sex trafficking in representative dramas and documentaries, both Hollywood and independent films. The majority of these films use a rescue narrative to tell the story of sex trafficking: an innocent and naïve young woman or girl...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 383–400.
Published: 01 November 2018
... feminist ideals. My analysis also shows how these artists have created spaces within masculine hip hop cultures. Women enter hip hop recognizing the use of hip hop culture as an important space for creating one’s own narratives and for challenging existing narratives. This study contributes to African...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (1): 163–183.
Published: 01 September 2018
... Alma Howze was hanged, they could still see her unborn child moving in her belly. No one in the Black community buried their bodies (Davis 2008 ). These lynching narratives illustrate the pattern of white vengeance, retaliation and domination, and the savage means that were utilized to silence...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 295–320.
Published: 01 October 2020
... with language and identity can power constructed across these categories be unpacked and questioned. Drawing from CRT, LangCrit also values the power of counterstorytelling (Delgado 1989 ) or testimonios (Delgado Bernal, Burciaga, and Flores Carmona 2012) as a means of resisting dominant narratives. Through...