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Meridians (2009) 9 (1): 177–182.
Published: 01 September 2009
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Meridians (2019) 18 (1): 8–13.
Published: 01 April 2019
... My Colleagues .” In Institute N.H.I. 1 no. 1 : 42 – 73 . Stanford , California . Wynter Sylvia . 2000 . “ The Re-enchantment of Humanism: An Interview with Sylvia Wynter .” Small Axe 8 : 119 – 207 . Copyright © 2019 Alexis Pauline Gumbs 2019 whale oceanic...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 435–438.
Published: 01 December 2020
... water and salt . . . will float up . . . sooner or later . . . deep under, sky water, salt swimming open eyes. . . . the ocean murmurs from the depths her belly broken, to jagged shore: “this time, I would gladly have taken them in my womb for all eternity” . . . arms stirring blue...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (1): 1–7.
Published: 01 April 2019
...–65). McWilliams convincingly argues that Fleming’s archive of “trans-oceanic family relations” ultimately maps the legacies of racism, sexism, sinophobic colonialism, and settler-colonial violence across China, Austria, England, Hong Kong, Australia, Switzerland, Canada, and the United States and its...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 304–331.
Published: 01 October 2019
... nuclear bombs not as a special weapon deserving of exemption from federal regulation but rather as the ultimate conveyer of violence. In addition, Mink highlighted how nuclear testing on a remote island had the potential to poison the vast Pacific Ocean and the life-forms that the water sustains. In a...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 401–426.
Published: 01 October 2020
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 85–106.
Published: 01 April 2020
... finds Kincaid’s style of writing particularly suited to making these connections with her use of repetition interrupted by factual asides. The most striking example of Kincaid’s integration of economic processes with the everyday activities and objects in which they are felt is in the ocean and beach...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 414–444.
Published: 01 October 2019
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Meridians (2018) 17 (1): 184–204.
Published: 01 September 2018
... away.” Beyoncé’s deeply quiet mirrored self is submerged in flooding memory as the water-filled room resembles a plantation beneath the ocean: the sunken room is at once Big House and sunken slaver. Symbols of the Middle Passage appear again and again in Lemonade: as flood, as drowning, as diving, as...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (1): 152–160.
Published: 01 April 2019
... cut through their crisp AC, flooded their tint-dim Cadillac with humidity and blood, clogging the only artery on and off the island until helicopters came to lift them straight up from the middle of the ocean. Harbingers of doom, those corpse feet are death that could just . . . spread. “Matilda...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (1): 107–130.
Published: 01 September 2018
... vacation and adventure in the tropics; it is also the property of the women whose roots kept the soil from slipping into the sea, of women whose dreams cradled oceans they never crossed. Césaire’s embrace of surrealism, therefore, is more than a grateful paean to Breton. Surrealism is fundamental to...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (1): 150–162.
Published: 01 September 2018
... aspects of the paradox of dehumanization: “The Wake,” “The Ship,” “The Hold,” and “The Weather.” Each uses the terminology of the slave ship to tie the present to the past. Chapter 2, “The Ship,” shows how the lives of Black people are shaped by the technology of modernity, oceanic shipping, and travel...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 358–371.
Published: 01 October 2019
... tingling spots in shocked hurt. Corpulent Greek boy Jack Kostas (who flounced through square dance class like a jellyfish through the ocean) and Adam reprised their chant during the awards ceremony that completed the year, jeering the same “Fat nerd” chorus every time she went up to accept an award. She...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 149–201.
Published: 01 April 2020