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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 127–130.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Amrita Basu; Paula Giddings; Inderpal Grewal; Kamala Visweswaran Abstract The links among feminism, race, and transnationalism, which are key to the Meridians project, are also crucial to understanding the events of 9/11 and the war on Afghanistan. Some pieces in this archive provide feminist...
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Meridians (2022) 21 (1): 265–292.
Published: 01 April 2022
... this dehumanization erodes relations among those colonized. Colonial logics designed to separate and alienate the colonized from each other have been internalized for centuries, preventing communities and individuals from recognizing how they connect. In this piece, the authors draw on their experiences as racially...
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Meridians (2016) 15 (1): 189–204.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Rita Turner Abstract The first half of this piece is an essay exploring environmental racism through the lens of the lead poisoning of Freddie Gray. The essay outlines some details of Gray’s lead poisoning and gives background and examples of how environmental degradation and exposure to toxins...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (1): 157–160.
Published: 01 September 2018
... of traditional Pacific Islanders by dominant white culture. The piece seeks to inspire a greater understanding of the complexity of Hawaiian culture as well as the damage caused by the diminishment of true Hawaiians represented in popular culture. The aim of this piece is, ultimately, to encourage thought...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (2): 373–381.
Published: 01 March 2018
... that means for positive identity formation and healing from a toxic, homophobic environment. The piece is grounded in Black feminist work such as Demonic Grounds: Black Women and the Cartographies of Struggle by Katherine McKittrick (2006) and bell hook’s (1990) “Homeplace: A Site of Resistance,” as well...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 131–138.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Paola Bacchetta; Tina Campt; Inderpal Grewal; Caren Kaplan; Minoo Moallem; Jennifer Terry Abstract This piece was written collaboratively as a response to the bombing of sites in Afghanistan in September 2001 as the United States began to retaliate for Al-Queda attacks on U.S. targets. Anticipating...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (1): 183–192.
Published: 01 April 2021
...Sasha A. Khan Abstract An extension of an ongoing haunted queer diasporic kinship practice, this piece consists of letter-poems written to the author’s ancestor, Shauki Masi, who passed away several years ago. In this way, the author offers queer Muslim meditations on the five pillars of Islam...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 513–521.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Claudia Ferreira; Adriana Medeiros Abstract These three brief pieces formed part of a two-part special issue (vol. 4, nos. 1 and 2, 2016) on Afro-Descendant Feminisms in Latin America. The unprecedented nationwide mobilizational process that culminated in the first-ever Marcha das Mulheres Negras...
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Meridians (2023) 22 (2): 440–445.
Published: 01 October 2023
...Michaela Django Walsh Abstract This piece, written in the form of a letter to my son, explains the meaning of his name. In Spanish the word lienzo is a type of drystone wall. Spanning rural areas of Mexico, the lienzo has—for centuries—been a way to gently delineate space. I frame the composition...
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Meridians (2022) 21 (1): 158–184.
Published: 01 April 2022
... how she has navigated a neoliberal society as a black artist. Her insights provide an essential piece of Dominican historiography that includes Dominican youth organizing on the Left in the 1980s and 1990s, feminist activism, and cultural production. As a teenager, Fortuna started to separate from...
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Meridians (2011) 11 (1): 91–97.
Published: 01 September 2011
... in various genres that they thought best captured their voices, their feelings. Thus, the words recounted here are in the form of personal essays, poems, photographs, and even a piece of fiction. Given Haiti's place in the global racial imaginary, and since we are all only too aware of its historical...
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Meridians (2016) 13 (2): 148–163.
Published: 01 March 2016
... of the people on the border imitate an incomplete reality and, as a result, the alienation of these groups by the pre-established norms of both surrounding societies. This article reconsiders the border experience of the Amazon and Texas with the purpose of comparing and recuperating pieces of the inhabitant's...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (1): 152–160.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Tina Hernandez Abstract This narrative, creative nonfiction piece is implicitly about epigenetics and explicitly about the oral tradition among multigenerational women in the author’s Cuban American family. How we see ourselves and each other is explored literally and metaphorically. I don’t come...
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Meridians (2024) 23 (1): 29–50.
Published: 01 April 2024
... of settler colonial institutions in shaping accounts of trauma in the west. The piece begins with an important illustration of the kinds of lives and experiences that call for a politicized understanding of trauma in anticolonial feminist theory. It ends by offering an expansive notion of structural trauma...
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Meridians (2002) 2 (2): 251–253.
Published: 01 March 2002
... are calling a "popular" war. These forms of dissent take the form of poetry (as in Suheir Hammad's piece, "first writing since of life testimony (Ayesha Khan's interview with an Afghan woman refugee), statements of denunciation (by RAWA, WLUML), statements of support (Medica Mondiale, Rigoberta Menchu...
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Meridians (2007) 7 (2): 63–70.
Published: 01 March 2007
... to cooperate well with all matters associated with hosting the exhibition.) "Interrupted Life" has eight linked installation pieces. Its "Centerpiece" is made from the thousands of"art-cards" that WAKEUP/Arts(the concept-entity that refers to me and the people who work with me on exhibition projects) solicited...
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Meridians (2016) 15 (1): 86–105.
Published: 01 December 2016
... will: 1. Explore the four dimensions of the Transnational Black Feminist framework: intersectionality, scholar-activism, solidarity building, and attention to borders/boundaries; and 2. Create an art piece that both embodies a Transnational Black Feminist analysis of a borderland and evokes emotion from...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 September 2018
...-affirming vibes and savors the sweetness around her. Likewise, this issue’s “Call to Action” is Zoe Spencer’s spoken word piece “Rise Up.” Fittingly, in “Rise Up” Spencer alludes to Beyoncé’s early hit “If I Were a Boy,” in which the singer laments the prerogatives of masculine freedom and the attendant...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (1): v–ix.
Published: 01 September 2018
... Rodriguez's DeAvi6nenAvi6n(From Plane to Plane) is a "self-portrait" of her feelings while flying. A collage of airline ticket stubs from flights she has taken "to wonderful places," the piece is a vivid depiction of her life as an artist. From geographic locations like "Tokyo or Berlin or Mexico City or Los...
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Meridians (2023) 22 (2): 231–239.
Published: 01 October 2023
..., given what precedes it, I find the poem’s final lines particularly apt final words for this issue, which was curated with the faith that putting widely disparate pieces in touch with one another would yield something beautiful. “How mighty. The God portal of human touch,” Kamara muses, expanding on her...