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Meridians (2006) 7 (1): 162–182.
Published: 01 September 2006
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Meridians (2009) 9 (1): 83–112.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Lourdes Torres Abstract While in the last decades there has been a proliferation of writings by Latina lesbians who theorize issues of intersectionality, missing still are the voices and analyses of Puerto Rican lesbians who articulate the specificity of Puerto Rican sexual, racial, national, and...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 279–307.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Lourdes Torres Abstract While in the last decades there has been a proliferation of writings by Latina lesbians who theorize issues of intersectionality, missing still are the voices and analyses of Puerto Rican lesbians who articulate the specificity of Puerto Rican sexual, racial, national, and...
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Meridians (2004) 5 (1): 264–266.
Published: 01 September 2004
...Kwame Dixon Place, Language, and Identity in Afro—Costa Rican Literature . By Dorothy E. Mosby . Columbia : University of Missouri Press , 2003 . xiii, 264 pp. Cloth, $34.95 . Copyright © 2004 by Smith College 2004 ...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (2): 25–45.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Dorothy E. Mosby Abstract This paper is both a personal reflection and critical analysis of the circulation of the poem “Rotundamente negra” by Afro-Costa Rican poet and cultural activist Shirley Campbell among Afro-descendant women in Latin America. As I heard various recitations and...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 65–84.
Published: 01 April 2020
... to identify debt as an extractive enterprise and seize hold of a notion of freedom that is robust enough to resist what Jodi Kim and Michael Hudson have called “debt imperialism.” Paying attention to the recent Puerto Rican revolt against the governor, the fiscal control board, the management of...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 360–382.
Published: 01 October 2020
...Marie Cruz Soto Abstract This article delves into the history of medical institutions, birthing practices, and reproductive rights in Vieques. The exploration exposes contradictions at the heart of Puerto Rico’s colonial modernity. Around the middle of the twentieth century, Puerto Ricans were...
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Published: 01 October 2020
communications about Spanish-speaking (Puerto Rican) tenants. Courtesy of Impremedia Operating Company LLC. Figure 5. SOCIALES por Sonia Ellis, El Diario La Prensa. Photocopy of article dated January 24, 1965. The bottom of the page, under the heading “ACTIVITIES OF SPANISH-AMERICAN TENANTS,” provides a More
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Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 278–294.
Published: 01 October 2020
... communications about Spanish-speaking (Puerto Rican) tenants. Courtesy of Impremedia Operating Company LLC. Figure 5. SOCIALES por Sonia Ellis, El Diario La Prensa. Photocopy of article dated January 24, 1965. The bottom of the page, under the heading “ACTIVITIES OF SPANISH-AMERICAN TENANTS,” provides a...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 1–13.
Published: 01 April 2020
... administratively imposed on Puerto Ricans via the Jones Act of 1917—notably nearly twenty years after the island, together with Guam and the Philippines, was made an unincorporated territory subject to U.S. rule under the terms of the Treaty of Paris (1898)—Puerto Rican women on the island were not enfranchised by...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 239–249.
Published: 01 October 2020
... American and Caribbean feminisms and transnational spirit, this issue of Meridians features essays that take up feminist, antiracist, and anti-imperialist politics and organizing by African American, Cuban, Dominican, Puerto Rican, Chicana, and South American diasporic activists, culture workers, and...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 372–393.
Published: 01 October 2019
... : Persephone Press . Copyright © 2019 Smith College 2019 ALM: A lot of different things were happening. There were black women involved, and there were Puerto Rican women involved, and there were indigenous women involved, and sure, it was white-dominated, and sure, the organizations that got...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 249–252.
Published: 01 October 2019
... minimally in studying race, even less in studying women and gender, and little to nothing in understanding the region’s diasporas and its historic presence in North America. This was the case despite the concurrent rise and establishment of Chicano/Mexican American, Puerto Rican, and/or Latino studies...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 394–413.
Published: 01 October 2019
...,” the delegation reported that the participants consisted of “eighteen Afro-American, Puerto Rican, Chicana, Peruvian, Asian, Arab, and white women” hailing from New York; Boston; Washington, DC; and the Bay Area (Carastathis 2013 : 949). Perhaps one of the most exhilarating moments of this...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 253–260.
Published: 01 October 2019
.... Brooke Lober’s interview with Aurora Levins Morales, ​a Puerto Rican and Jewish writer, poet, and storyteller who authored key texts in the woman of color feminist intellectual tradition and remains active in disability justice and anti-imperialist and feminist struggles, weaves together a rich tapestry...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 348–359.
Published: 01 October 2020
... future Puerto Rican political leader, Luís Muñoz Marín, was also a highly regarded poet, literary scholar and translator, University of Puerto Rico Director of International Relations, and proponent of Pan-Americanism (Cohen 2004 ). Works Cited Bastert Russell H. 1959 . “ A New Approach...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (1): 97–106.
Published: 01 September 2018
... to race. Women who have worn a headwrap in their daily life relate the associations that people verbalize to them. These associations are related to a series of popular and folkloric images, which are internal as well as external to Puerto Rican culture. Among these associations are the images of...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 22–50.
Published: 01 December 2020
... and 1970s, they generally frequented shops owned by other Latina/os, especially Cubans and Puerto Ricans, who were already established in Upper Manhattan (Masud-Piloto 1996 , Rodriguez 1991 , Sánchez-Korrol 1983 ). Although Dominicans had been migrating to New York City since the early nineteenth...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 340–362.
Published: 01 December 2020
... activism within communities of color is increasingly being documented by feminist scholars and the activists themselves. From Jennifer Nelson, we have learned how women of color in the Black and Puerto Rican Nationalist movements worked to get feminist issues, particularly abortion and reproductive rights...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 1–12.
Published: 01 December 2020
... . Torres Lourdes . 2009 . “ Queering Puerto Rican Women’s Narratives: Gaps and Silences in the Memoirs of Antonia Pantoja and Luisita López Torregrosa .” Meridians: feminism, race, transnationalism 9 , no. 1 : 83 – 112 . Washington Post . 2020 . “ Election Calendar...