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Meridians (2004) 4 (2): 40–67.
Published: 01 March 2004
... humanimaginationbecametryingto achieveit. -Reverend Misner,in ToniMorrison'Ps aradise In 1998, the Directors' Review Committee of the Texas prison system banned Toni Morrison's Paradisefrom Texas prisons. According to the Review Committee, Morrison's novel contains "information of a racial nature" that "a reasonable person...
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Meridians (2005) 5 (2): 1–29.
Published: 01 March 2005
... longing between Clare and Irene, or the true nature of the relationship between Clare and Irene's husband. This indeterminacy extends to the racial identity of Larsen's characters, an identity not always easily discernible because of the characters' mixed racial background and their inclination to "pass...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (1): 50–69.
Published: 01 June 2016
... Minister of Racial Equality Luiza Bairros took office as part of President Dilma Rousseff's administration in January 20n as the head of the Brazilian Secretariat of Public Policies for the Promotion of Racial Equality. She is also a recognized scholar in the areas of Feminist Studies, Race Relations...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (1): 39–48.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Wendy Thompson Taiwo Abstract In this personal essay, the author analyzes what it means to be black and Asian American in a nation where racial capital determines social value and non-black immigrants are encouraged to uphold and abide by anti-black systems, policies, and practices. Narrating her...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (1): 97–106.
Published: 01 September 2018
... Smith College 2018 racial identity Afro-Caribbean aesthetics Blackness Puerto Rico I understand that this space is a place to start telling people that because I have a curly and grifo hair and I’m black, because I am not either white or colorá, I am black! Period. Black. Why can’t I go...
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Meridians (2002) 3 (1): 161–190.
Published: 01 September 2002
...Terry Kawashima Copyright © 2002 by Wesleyan University Press 2002 ESSAY Seeing Faces, Making Races Challenging Visu:ilTropes of Racial Difference TERRY KAWASHIMA When mostfore(gnerslookat man.gafor thefirst time today and seecharacterswith hu.gesaucereyes,lanky le.gs,and whatappears...
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Meridians (2004) 4 (2): 239–260.
Published: 01 March 2004
..., Papa's Maybe: An American Grammar Book The Oriental Feminine and Racial Melancholia The Asian American female inhabits a position in the U.S. national unconscious that I will call the oriental feminine, a femininity produced by orientalism. Edward Said and others have noted that the "Orient" was produced...
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Published: 01 April 2019
Figure 10. U.S. Children’s Bureau graphic depicting racial disparity in maternal and infant mortality, in Planned Parenthood Federation of America report, Better Health for 13,000,000 , 1943. Florence Rose Papers, SSC. Figure 10. U.S. Children’s Bureau graphic depicting racial disparity More
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Meridians (2006) 7 (1): 162–182.
Published: 01 September 2006
...,sintrato especial Aquiin mas Seleocurrfo Saturarla mentea ninosinocentes Coneducaci6inncosistente Manipuladaviciosamentae Conveniencdiaelprominentedelaspudiente1s --Tego Calderon, "Loiza," (2002) This autoethnography examines the intersections of the racialized, gendered, and sexualized body that have...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (2): 298–322.
Published: 01 October 2021
... and apprehending Muslims. Given technological innovations, like autocorrect functions that “correct” conversations about the “racialization” of Muslims to the “radicalization” of Muslims (to give one example), algorithmic manipulations of data depend on sexualizing and racializing assemblages that tell a familiar...
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Meridians (2010) 10 (1): 1–31.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Shireen M. Roshanravan Abstract Ethnic Studies and Asian American feminist scholars have investigated how the model-minority racial discourse functions to prevent cross-racial coalition and to cast doubt on Asian American women in their claims to Women of Color political identity. However, none...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (1): 114–141.
Published: 01 September 2018
... and former socialist states in central and southeastern Europe. Women members of dominant majorities in Bulgaria, Poland, and Romania seek links to women of color in the Global North and South but their bridgework rests upon claims to racial innocence and shared victimization. The study relates these modes...
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Meridians (2007) 7 (2): 117–141.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Laura Gillman Abstract This essay examines racial scripts as indicators of differentiated gender–race formations, expressed through a double-voiced discourse. White feminists deploy scripts to disaffiliate from a universalized gender but at the same time deny racial difference in order to maintain...
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Published: 01 April 2019
Figure 42. Flyer promoting Close That Bedroom Door! , a book that urged white women to oppose racial integration by resisting sexual advances of black men, circa 1957. Vivion Lenon Brewer Papers, SSC. (See Supplement 13 [2 pp.].) Figure 42. Flyer promoting Close That Bedroom Door!, a book More
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Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 250–270.
Published: 01 October 2020
... American women’s arsenal of legal strategies included the “Lady Sambo,” an intentional racialized gender performance of feigned ignorance. By performing the “Lady Sambo”—an ignorant, servile black woman in need of protection—some poor black women mobilized their expertise in white racism to defend...
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Meridians (2010) 10 (2): 15–41.
Published: 01 March 2010
... of racialized color hierarchy and European/Euro-American hegemony in local and global contexts (Hunter 2005; Pierre 2008; Glenn 2009;). This article breaks away from these established theoretical trajectories by arguing that desire for “whiteness” is not the same as desire for “Caucasian whiteness.” Examining...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (1): 148–176.
Published: 01 June 2016
..., they carry both the silenced histories of racial and sexual exploitation and the appeal of hyper-sexualized and exoticized stereotypes. I am also interested in discussing how these writings/writers articulate notions and images connected to discourses of mestiçagem in order to rewrite black women's bodies...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (2): 46–55.
Published: 01 September 2016
... dehumanizing effects primarily on racialized populations, poor people, and women, and locates these groups in relation to the rise of the world-system. Likewise, it identifies the theoretical contributions made by Afrodescendant Latin American women to decolonial thought, not only in relation to the historical...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (2): 88–117.
Published: 01 September 2016
... in Brazil or Cuba to author a fictional novel or testimonial autobiography. Although separated by time and place, they were united in their projection of a black racial pride that transcended the racist marginalization inflicted upon them and their communities. Each was an unacknowledged theorist of race...
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Meridians (2015) 13 (1): 53–77.
Published: 01 September 2015
... British welfare state. What becomes apparent in both reports is how ethnically and racially differentiated categories of women were produced, targeted, and deployed in British metropolitan and colonial state discourses concerning the management of women and reform of racial rule at home and abroad...