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Published: 01 April 2020
Figure 3. Our 2018 proposed structure to connect the various PVWC bodies. Each body will have at least two representatives, but the worker committees will hold the most decision-making power. As of early 2019, the farm cooperative has been added. In November 2019, we will hold our first More
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Published: 01 April 2019
Figure 12. “Possible Results of Project,” a list of potential outcomes of a Negro Service program, which Margaret Sanger compiled for inclusion in a funding proposal to Albert Lasker, circa 1939. Florence Rose Papers, SSC. (See Supplement 2 [2 pp.] .) Figure 12. “Possible Results of Project More
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Meridians (2014) 12 (1): 58–87.
Published: 01 March 2014
... like Latin America. However, building on relatively recent attempts to locate Morrison in broader transnational spaces, in this discussion, I propose closely examining a text from another Anglophone, African diasporic context, which utilizes many of the strategies evident in Bluest —Kincaid's Annie...
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Meridians (2016) 15 (1): 86–105.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Kia M. Q. Hall Abstract What is the role of feminist scholar-activists in contemporary Black freedom movements such as Black Lives Matter? This article proposes a Transnational Black Feminist framework as a theoretical complement to grassroots activism in Black communities. The proposed framework...
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Meridians (2013) 11 (2): 114–146.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Aimee Carrillo Rowe Abstract This paper explores the temporal structures that shape Chicana subjectivity. The historical figure, La Malinche, is often imagined through acts of betrayal as “La Vendida” (literally the one who has been sold). I propose an alternative reading—that of “La Devuelta...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (2): 118–129.
Published: 01 September 2016
... for reparative justice. We further propose concrete areas of conspiratorial action focused on deconstructing and challenging entrenched forms of thinking and representing Black/Afro-descendent women in the larger society, as well as practices of domination that divide our movements and communities along axes...
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Meridians (2016) 15 (1): 166–188.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Jallicia Jolly Abstract This essay proposes transnational reproductive justice as a useful approach to the liberation of multiply marginalized women. I center the systematic terror and denigration of women of color by various institutions, practices, and policies in order to demonstrate why we need...
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Meridians (2017) 15 (2): 435–463.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Celeste Henery Abstract This essay proposes diaspora as a love story—a tale of how black women create new possibilities for black collectivity through their writing. The experiences and affect of black women, born of their racial and gendered subjectivity, remain a less explored dimension...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (1): 1–36.
Published: 01 September 2018
... theories are as consistently misrepresented. The compelling conception of intersectionality proposed by Black feminists and other feminist scholars of color has a long—often ignored—history in scholarship and activism. In the 1970s and 1980s it represented a dramatic challenge to a white feminism...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 410–434.
Published: 01 December 2020
... proposes that mel- han -choly serves a healing function within the diasporic Korean community, offering transnational connectivity through the shared experience of grief. Copyright © 2011 Smith College 2011 melancholy Asian American han Korean diaspora model minority “[Y]our han calls...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (1): 151–173.
Published: 01 April 2021
... sociologist Patricia Hill Collins’s conceptualization of a Black gender ideology, the author proposes that in cinematic traditions, an idealized Muktijuddho gender ideology influences and entrenches gendered social norms and reinforces perceptions of masculinity and femininity in war. These perceptions serve...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (1): 97–106.
Published: 01 September 2018
... to address three main subjects: the presence of racism in Puerto Rico and its connections to colonialism, a proposal to subvert patriarchal forms that dictate relationships between women, and an invitation to embrace our Afro-Caribbean identity as a manifestation of cultural resistance. Copyright © 2018...
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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 (2018) 17 (2): 361–375.
Published: 01 November 2018
... sociopolitical, ethnolinguistic, religious, and economic contexts. To highlight the significance and limits of reflexivity and the idiosyncrasies of ethnographic research, this essay calls for a different way of naming the encounters between researchers and their participants. It therefore proposes naming...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 219–254.
Published: 01 December 2020
... in Canada. While seeming to speak the same language, Indian women, band governments, and Indian organizations had very different histories, identities, and political agendas at work in their articulation of rights. These differences are at the heart of their political conflicts over the women’s proposed...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 209–236.
Published: 01 April 2020
...Figure 3. Our 2018 proposed structure to connect the various PVWC bodies. Each body will have at least two representatives, but the worker committees will hold the most decision-making power. As of early 2019, the farm cooperative has been added. In November 2019, we will hold our first...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 482–507.
Published: 01 October 2019
... when the federal Ministry of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship (IRCC) and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) announced a joint call for proposals to address the “Targeted Research: Syrian Refugee Arrival, Resettlement, and Integration” program. 1 The program aimed...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 383–400.
Published: 01 October 2020
... in the country, propose the following measures: Include an articulated and comprehensive law against gender violence in the forthcoming thirteenth legislative chronogram of the Constitution of the Republic currently in place. Constitute an advisory council whose composition is publicly known and includes...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 219–231.
Published: 01 November 2018
... that the word “sister” has held for many of us, despite existing debates about assumed meanings of the term. After an hour, the conversation showed no sign of ending. Another one of our board members, Charmaine Pereira, therefore proposed a new name that we could use in the interim to signal all of the meanings...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 340–362.
Published: 01 December 2020
... and Depo Provera were often offered as alternatives to prison for women of child-bearing age who were convicted of felony possession or distribution of cocaine, crack, or heroin as well as pregnant women with a history of drug use. In many states legislation had been proposed that would make the device...