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Meridians (2001) 2 (1): 186.
Published: 01 September 2001
...Odilia Rivera Copyright © 2001 by Wesleyan University Press 2001 FUNERAL PROCESSION PUERTO NUEVO OdiliaRivera IN Shadowy figures float down a dirt road we hide behind skirts, afraid of spirits unleashed without purpose the faces somber Now, he is el difunto defunct, he will work no more...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (1): 97–106.
Published: 01 September 2018
...María Beatriz Serrano-Abreu Abstract Turbanteo Consciente, literally “consciousness headwrap wearing,” is the term facilitators, participants, and collaborators have coined to name the process of thinking, creating, and promoting the headwrap workshops, a self-developed project that has been going...
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Meridians (2016) 13 (2): 79–98.
Published: 01 March 2016
... imaginary of the altruistic adoption process. This article analyzes how Trenka's stylistic choices, such as a musical and a stand-up comedy routine, capture many Korean adoptees' life experiences. Adoptees like Trenka use life-writing to express a doubled self and to give a platform to those who are rarely...
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Meridians (2008) 8 (1): 211–235.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Mako Fitts Abstract This paper describes results from a qualitative study of the music video production industry and the creative process in rap music video production and artist marketing. Participant responses are presented in three areas: the music video production process, recent trends in rap...
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Meridians (2010) 10 (1): 1–31.
Published: 01 September 2010
... “passing-as-if” to elucidate the historical, ontological, and epistemological processes at play when those non-white women without collectively revalorized racial identities turn to identify politically as Women of Color. I define passing-as-if as the assumption of racial identities reviled...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (1): 183–205.
Published: 01 April 2019
... undermined by its upholders’ own attempts to silence, control, and erase both the black and white breast. Milk becomes a liquid catalyst that enables an ever-slippery, ever-morphing creolization, the process that leads to the creation of an alternative space for the collection and projection of female voice...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 415–431.
Published: 01 November 2018
..., and nonmarket practices of sufficiency, the paper proposes to glean the knowledge and inherent integrity embedded in such processes to create new radical social knowledge and practices. Copyright © 2018 Smith College 2018 contemporarity alternatives sufficiency nature vegan There are many...
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Meridians (2022) 21 (2): 455–479.
Published: 01 October 2022
...Sandra Ruiz Abstract How does loss tear a hole in the world and produce a collective remaking of a new social order in which grief-work is not contained singularly but is a process done in feminist, queer, and Black and Brown ensemble? Interested in how we deliberately incorporate loss...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (1): 1–29.
Published: 01 June 2016
... of Black women. The concept of feminism was first appropriated on Brazilian soil by educated white middle-class women who, in the process, built a particular history in which poor and Black women found little room to express their needs. Black women have been developing a critique of this appropriation...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (2): 25–45.
Published: 01 September 2016
... and interpretations of the poem at several meetings of Afro-descendant social movements across the Americas, I was also bearing witness to the process by which creative cultural expressions become politicized and popularized by their audiences, especially Afro-descendant women, to reflect a collective desire, goal...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (2): 46–55.
Published: 01 September 2016
... domination of the significance of the nation-state but, more importantly, as regards to the dependency relation of political subjects within capitalism, western modernity, European colonization, and the processes of racialization and sexualization of social relations. Acknowledging that the Afro women's...
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Meridians (2015) 13 (1): 129–156.
Published: 01 September 2015
... and cultural imperialism of East Asia in the borderlands of the Americas, but the spectralizing processes by which displaced women of color are denied material presence and recognition as living labor. Situating Maquilapolis as a case study and prime text for rethinking women's subjugation as well...
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Meridians (2017) 15 (2): 307–329.
Published: 01 March 2017
.... Through her short story, Adichie enacts the dual-sex system that scholars argue is at the basis of Igbo societies: Adichie does this by telling the story from the perspective of her female protagonists. In the process, Adichie makes two points: firstly, there is not a single story about the Igbo past...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 471–479.
Published: 01 October 2019
... their lives. They committed themselves to a lifelong collective process and nonhierarchical distribution of power as they struggle(d) to envision and create a just society. Twenty-nine years after the appearance of the Combahee River Collective Statement, over one hundred African Feminists met in Accra, Ghana...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 482–507.
Published: 01 October 2019
... internal meetings as a diverse, multigenerational group open to learning from others. Second, a feminist approach requires that the authors center mothers’ words through the critical practice of ensuring shared Arabic language and local knowledge in the research process. The authors offer excerpts...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 85–106.
Published: 01 April 2020
...Lauren E. Shoemaker Abstract Literature by women of the third world is capable of expressing emergent feelings attached to objects and everyday activities, which reveal underlying economic processes. One such activity that inspires diverging feelings, the Caribbean vacation, reveals a continued...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 155–165.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Kristal Brent Zook Abstract In 1990, in Indianola, Mississippi, there was a catfish-processing plant owned by 178 White male farmers. The workforce inside the plant was ninety percent Black and female. Led by an ordinary working mother turned union organizer named Sarah White, the women at Delta...
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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 (2007) 7 (2): 117–141.
Published: 01 March 2007
... a coherent narrative of oppression based on gender. Feminists of color, on the contrary, adopt a double-voiced discourse in order to dismantle a false unity that depends on discursive processes of exclusion of a racialized ‘other.’ The implementation of a ‘conjunctural approach,’ one that systematically...
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Meridians (2008) 8 (2): 95–115.
Published: 01 March 2008
... that knowledge production is a key mechanism through which economic or demographic processes are organized. Against such a mobilization of knowledge, this essay situates black feminism as a site of alternative futurity. Copyright © 2008 by Smith College 2008 GRACE KYUNGWON HONG "TheFutureof OurWorlds...