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Meridians (2009) 9 (2): 130–152.
Published: 01 March 2009
...), in this discussion I examine the cinematic narrative ofKhamoshPani, an internationally acclaimed film. I argue that, through its focus on the local and national, the film has the potential to [Meridians:feminismr,ace,transnationalism2009, vol. 9, no. 2, pp. 130-152] © 2009 by Smith College. All rights reserved. 130...
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Meridians (2013) 11 (2): v–viii.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Paula J. Giddings PAULA J.GIDDINGS, EDITOR. MeridiansIntroduction,11.2 NationalismandItsDiscontents I remember the moment when feminist transnationalism made its first indelible impression on me. I was a participant on a panel during the United Nation's Women's Conference (1985)that took place...
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Meridians (2003) 3 (2): 171–203.
Published: 01 March 2003
.... Although the book's main focus is a critique of the sexual politics of Black nationalism during the late 1960s, most critics avoided a direct attack or close reading of her argument. Ironically (and, I think, instructively), although her critique of such a popular ideological commitment like Black Power...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (1): 151–173.
Published: 01 April 2021
...Elora Halim Chowdhury Abstract In this article the author builds on the idea of Bangladeshi national cinema as human rights cinema to explore its role in documenting and engendering understanding about women, vulnerability, and agency within a Muktijuddho gender ideology. Drawing from feminist...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (1): 76–79.
Published: 01 June 2016
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 471–479.
Published: 01 October 2019
.... Copyright © 2019 Smith College 2019 Combahee River Collective Statement Charter of Feminist Principles for African Feminists transnational feminisms Black feminism African feminism The 2017 National Women’s Studies Association (NWSA) annual conference in Baltimore, Maryland celebrated...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 282–303.
Published: 01 October 2019
... and women in the United States (PPSEAWA, n.d.). The founders of this organization sought to improve the social, economic, and cultural conditions of their respective nations through collaboration with the United States and the United Nations. The “Southeast Asia and the United Nations” primary document...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 513–521.
Published: 01 December 2020
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Meridians (2006) 6 (2): 33–53.
Published: 01 March 2006
... by academicians favoring close, historical readings of postcolonial novels. These scholars strive to depict the postcolonial text as a product of the "history of nationalism" and its independence movements. In this venue, postcolonial literature is the direct commodity of nationalism, perceived as having produced...
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Meridians (2006) 7 (1): 38–68.
Published: 01 September 2006
..., the monument, which was commissioned by a national committee, commemorates the historical moment ofJamaica's emancipation from slavery. It features an eleven-foot nude male and ten-foot nude female standing on a dome in a pool of water. Under the figures is the message, ''None but ourselves can free our minds...
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Meridians (2007) 7 (2): 22–40.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Renya Ramirez Abstract Too often there is the assumption in Native communities that we as indigenous women should defend a tribal nationalism that ignores sexism as part of our very survival as women as well as our liberation from colonization. In contrast, in this essay, I assert that race, tribal...
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Meridians (2008) 8 (1): 144–179.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Pavitra Sundar Abstract “ Meri Awaaz Suno : Women, Vocality, and Nation in Hindi Cinema” analyzes the theme sony of the Bollywood blockbuster Lagaan (2001) to understand how playback singers' voices become sites for the construction of national identity. Lata Mangeshkar monopolized female playback...
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Meridians (2009) 9 (2): 31–62.
Published: 01 March 2009
... and family, and discusses organizations that work within this framework to challenge our nation's over-reliance on incarceration. ERICA R. MEINERS Never Innocent: FeminisTt roublewithSexOffender ReBistrieasndProtectionina PrisonNation ! I Abstract Usingrecenwt orkbyanti-prisonth oristsandcommunity...
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Meridians (2010) 10 (1): 137–163.
Published: 01 September 2010
... these Carnival-related performances in relationship to the colonial and national histories of the circulation of Indian and black women's bodies in Trinidad and Tobago, asking what is at stake in these occupations of genre, form, and performative presence in the latest global scenes of late capitalism (where...
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Meridians (2013) 11 (2): 149–171.
Published: 01 March 2013
... theory of motherwork and survival for women of color to show how characters in the novels confront violence by doing motherwork. The article employs a transnational reading of the texts to argue that in this context domestic violence has a double meaning—that of the home and that of the nation...
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Meridians (2005) 6 (1): 58–81.
Published: 01 September 2005
...Jenny Sharpe Copyright © 2005 by Smith College 2005 JENNY SHARPE Gender,Nation, and Globalization in MonsooWn eddinBand DilwaleDulhaniLaeJayenBe The crossover success of Mira Nair's MonsoonWedding (2001), whose characters speak English, Hindi, and Punjabi, lies in the skill with which...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (1): 17–40.
Published: 01 April 2019
... that, in combination with emerging priorities of writers and directors, García’s fashioning of the madre abnegada tapped into and vitalized the sentimental relationship between mother and child and between nation and citizen. In theorizing these relations, the essay introduces the term national maternal as a means...
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Published: 01 April 2019
Figure 22. Mary McLeod Bethune (1875–1955), president of the National Council of Negro Women from 1935 to 1949, undated. Dexter Photo Service, Daytona Beach, FL. Frances Bemis Papers, SSC. More
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Published: 01 April 2019
Figure 23. Letter from Mary McLeod Bethune, in her role as a member of the National Advisory Council of the Division of Negro Service, informing state and local club leaders of the birth control resolution adopted by the National Council of Negro Women, December 19, 1941. Florence Rose Papers More
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Published: 01 April 2019
Figure 25. National Leaders Agree—Planned Parenthood Means Better Families , brochure featuring black leaders’ endorsements of birth control, undated. Planned Parenthood Federation of America Records (PPFA I), SSC. (See Supplement 9 [4 pp.].) More