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Meridians (2011) 11 (1): 66–90.
Published: 01 September 2011
... essentially disappeared from the U.S. imagination. A rhetorical analysis of the U.S. popular press about Winnie Mandela reveals that although she was primarily seen as Mother of the Nation in South Africa, in the U.S. she was constructed as a rhetorical widow. A rhetorical widow is a woman, widowed or not...
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Meridians (2003) 3 (2): 204–249.
Published: 01 March 2003
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Meridians (2014) 12 (2): 99–122.
Published: 01 September 2014
... newspapers and William Still's social history The Underground Rail Road (1872) to reveal how antislavery culture wavered in its representation of single black women. On one hand, antislavery rhetoric emphasized black marriage as the epitome of civic freedom, while on the other hand admitting that women such...
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Meridians (2001) 2 (1): 26–40.
Published: 01 September 2001
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Meridians (2016) 13 (2): 164–188.
Published: 01 March 2016
... global North even today. Such imperial feminist discourse on women in Egypt was blatant in Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's December 2011 announcement of the National Action Plan on Women, Peace, and Security at Georgetown University, as well as in the rhetoric of Laura Bush, Cherie Booth, and...
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Meridians (2016) 15 (1): 218–242.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Bonnie J. Williams-Farrier Abstract Code-switching and code-meshing pedagogies, though they are two vastly different approaches, do not consider that some features of African American Verbal Tradition (AVT) are and/or have become rhetorically effective mainstream communication structures in...
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Meridians (2017) 15 (2): 353–381.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Selina Makana Abstract The assertion that the mid-twentieth century Black freedom struggles across the African diaspora was a masculine era is one that continues to strike a chord with many African women whose voices have remained absent from the rhetoric on national liberation struggles across the...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 484–507.
Published: 01 December 2020
... about Muslim women have also marked the rhetoric of Hillary Clinton, Laura Bush, Cherie Booth, and Condoleezza Rice. In contrast, this article draws on various photographic counter-narratives, among them “the girl in the blue bra,” that transnational feminists circulated through social media during the...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 463–483.
Published: 01 December 2020
..., for example. Despite her political sympathies and what could be seen as an open-minded, even politicized consciousness, Bradford’s race and class standing muddle her portraits of Tubman and muddy her syntax, and contemporary readers are left to wade through the rhetorical and historical muck...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 340–362.
Published: 01 December 2020
... low-income women do not identify with the pro-choice message; in fact, the choice rhetoric is almost meaningless (PEP 1997 ; 2004 ). Reproductive justice activists believe that this new framework will encourage more women of color and other marginalized groups to become more involved in the...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (1): 51–81.
Published: 01 September 2018
... rejection of Western imperialism and capitalism, Euro-American hegemonic culture, and bourgeois subjectivity. Langston Hughes’s response to “all the rhetoric” was to quip, “Where I come from, we call it ‘Soul’” (qtd. in Fuller 1966 , 100). As Hughes’s comment suggests, by the mid-1960s the language of...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 149–154.
Published: 01 December 2020
... is any light to come, it will shine from the eyes of those who look for peace and justice after the rubble and rhetoric are cleared and the phoenix has risen. yet when people sent emails saying, this was bound to happen, lets not forget u.s. transgressions, for half a second i felt resentful...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 261–277.
Published: 01 October 2019
... for good. In the years after the Asian Women’s Conference, women increasingly became the public face of revolutionary, anticolonial peace through a rhetoric of radical motherhood. Even when couched in the language of family, this praxis maintained that anticolonial struggles were won and lost by...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 325–330.
Published: 01 November 2018
... reason girls need pads and education is because they need them both. The end. The shame, the missing school, the complications of this are more than the numbers, than the studies and the rhetoric and the law. It is a fact. It is a truth. It is a right. Girls tell you this. Violence is another...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 1–12.
Published: 01 December 2020
... United States, disproportionately the people of color and immigrants who are now recognized (at least rhetorically) as “essential” laborers, live in overcrowded housing, and suffer from systemic health disparities. In April, presidential primaries, congressional, and state election dates and procedures...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 107–135.
Published: 01 April 2020
.... Notably, most of the established civil rights groups in Southern California remain suspicious, claiming that despite the rhetoric, CVE never was a collaborative effort but a selective process of the state picking “appropriate” American Muslim spokespeople to represent the community (interview with Al...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (1): 63–93.
Published: 01 April 2019
... international entertainment circuit in the early twentieth century with his great-granddaughter’s curiosity and narrative skill to visually and rhetorically produce the complexities of diasporic Chinese history through familial relationships. Contemporary interventions in diasporic studies have moved away...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (1): 193–217.
Published: 01 April 2021
...-image is mediated through a national rhetoric that emphasizes colonial history more so than the gender violence itself. “We” have a consensus on the idea of a Japanese soldier: he is evil, the one who hurts “our women,” and, more importantly, he is “not me.” No matter what happens, I can be content in...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 335–357.
Published: 01 October 2019
... Asian American people participating in perpetuating racism against Native Hawaiians and the dispossession of Native Hawaiians from land. Trask recognized differences between haole and Asian cultures, but rhetorically was very pointed in calling out Asian Americans who were not always strong allies to...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 169–195.
Published: 01 December 2020
... and raced body. What she finds is an ambivalent position: while she claims to find her body under the Virgin of Guadalupe’s gown, Cisneros’s rhetorical consideration of pornography demonstrates that the Chicana body is overdetermined by the cultural binary of virgin/whore and presence/absence...