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Meridians (2021) 20 (2): 466–490.
Published: 01 October 2021
... and perverse sexuality—works to refute the standard monolithic view of Muslim American identity. Ultimately, in emphasizing how nonnormative and perverse religious practice helps build queer perspectives on identity, this paper expands queer theory’s burgeoning analyses on Muslim identity. Taneem.Husain...
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Meridians (2013) 11 (2): 114–146.
Published: 01 March 2013
...”—the one who is returned as an empowering Chicana figure. Drawing on and extending theories of queer temporality, I consider the way time passes and is recuperated by queer Chicanas who rewrite nationalist temporalities. Although nationalist projects structure La Vendida through heterosexual and capitalist...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (1): 206–226.
Published: 01 April 2019
... banal manifestation of race, sex, empire are neither escapable nor forgettable. Her anxious incantations speak to her social and emotional history but also to contemporary feminist, postcolonial, and queer theories’ inability to reveal the grief, the repossession, the quotidian as the carnal scene...
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Meridians (2013) 11 (2): 1–24.
Published: 01 March 2013
...). This work problematizes the boundaries between private and public, and draws intimate connections between the subjective and the social, between the emotional and the political. This scholarly tradition generally roots itselfin queer theory. Ann Cvetkovich's description of the Public Feelings project...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (1): 79–111.
Published: 01 September 2018
... their astonishment but also their interest in the ways that French theory was being translated into a US context (Bourcier and LeZoo 1998). US gender and queer studies for some French feminists held the promise to bring a broader spectrum of topics related to sexuality back into French feminist thought. The works...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 439–462.
Published: 01 December 2020
... that the roots of the “affective turn” are far more varied than often theorized. Although affect theory and queer theory are inextricably intertwined, the labor of constructing political communities around “public feelings” and “communal affect” has been a Black feminist investment for decades. Finally, reading...
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Meridians (2010) 10 (1): 32–53.
Published: 01 September 2010
... controversy can travel outside the field of Asian American literary studies and into a broader set of discussions about the rhetorical potential of queer figures of death. Mytreatment of this troubling novel also informs a set of conversations in queer theory that have taken place contemporaneously...
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Meridians (2010) 10 (1): 164–165.
Published: 01 September 2010
... teaches and publishes in the fields of Asian American and comparative ethnic studies, disability studies, and queer theory. AYAKAY0SHIM1zu is a doctoral student in the School of Communication at Simon Fraser University. She completed her master's project on poetic practices ofJapanese diasporic women...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 401–414.
Published: 01 November 2018
... of black theory and a logic of care. This is an exercise in how else one could choose to arrive at blackness and queerness and feminism by way of narration. Copyright © 2018 Smith College 2018 memory care feminism woman-to-woman marriage narrative “How are you called?” Nĩtawa Mũsangi...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (1): 184–213.
Published: 01 September 2018
.... "Introduction to SecurityStudies:Feminist Contributions." SecurityStudies18(2): 183-213. 2012."Towards Trans-gendering International Relations?" International PoliticalSociolo.g6y, no. 4 (December):337-54. 2014."Queering the 'Territorial Peace'?Queer Theory Conversing with Mainstream International Relations...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (2): 491–503.
Published: 01 October 2021
... Nadine , Atshan Sa’ed , Awad Nadia , Mikdashi Maya , Merabet Sofian , Abusalim Dorgham , and Elia Nada . 2018 . “ On Palestinian Studies and Queer Theory .” Journal of Palestine Studies 47 , no. 3 : 62 – 71 . Razack Sherene . 2008 . “ The Muslims...
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Meridians (2016) 13 (2): 123–147.
Published: 01 March 2016
... with her, Brand creates a "public language by which the violence and loss of colonialism and slavery can be mourned" (Dhar 2007, 35). 13. The critique of futurity has, of course, been a significant thread in queer theory since the publication of No Future: Queer Theory and the Death Drive (Edelman 2004...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (1): 41–62.
Published: 01 April 2019
... artist, writer, and muse Nahui Olin and allows Frank to navigate less tangible inheritances, including a destructive romantic legacy and a complex Mexican American identity. The recovery of Olin as a failed and somewhat dangerous historical figure in this novel speaks to work in queer theory that refuses...
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Meridians (2023) 22 (2): 374–398.
Published: 01 October 2023
... argues that we need to move away from the framework of victimhood and agency, which assumes subjectivity without accounting for how the body of the female subaltern is excluded from inhabiting subjecthood as a construct of bounded national sovereignty. Using Jasbir Puar’s theory of queer assemblage...
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Meridians (2024) 23 (1): 52–81.
Published: 01 April 2024
..., and healing are different and not always overlapping processes, they can be especially difficult—and perhaps even dangerous—to comprehend solely in terms of queer, Marxist, and liberal theories of power, subjectivity, and identity that privilege the individual human subject. Queer psychoanalytic theory only...
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Meridians (2004) 5 (1): 201–224.
Published: 01 September 2004
... constructs a masculinity that is in perpetual crisis. David L. Eng makes productive use of Freud's allegory of castration in his book RacialCastration.He argues that feminist and queer theories that deploy "psychoanalytic theory to deconstruct naturalizing discourses of sexual, and in particular heterosexual...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 169–195.
Published: 01 December 2020
.../absence. David L. Eng makes productive use of Freud’s allegory of castration in his book Racial Castration . He argues that feminist and queer theories that deploy “psychoanalytic theory to deconstruct naturalizing discourses of sexual, and in particular heterosexual, difference must be rethought...
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Meridians (2003) 3 (2): 139–170.
Published: 01 March 2003
... directions, as indicated by the continued discourse of "home" and its interrogation by feminists across a range of disciplines including sociology, political philosophy, cultural studies, queer theory, and literary criticism. For example, the political theorist Bonnie Honig deconstructs the discourse of home...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 335–357.
Published: 01 October 2019
... Gary Y. 1991 . Cane Fires: The Anti-Japanese Movement in Hawaii, 1865–1945 . Philadelphia : Temple University Press . Osorio Jamaica Heolimeleikalani . 2018 . “ (Re) membering ‘Upena of Intimacies’: A Kanaka Maoli Mo’olelo Beyond Queer Theory .” PhD diss., University of Hawaiʻi...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (2): 373–381.
Published: 01 March 2018
... community, in short no longer have a home. (xxiv) Conceptualizing Black feminism as a theoretical home, one that recognizes, empathizes, stands in solidarity with other beings, and demands action, speaks to how I believe theories should work, especially in regards to queer Black and Brown people. Moving...