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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 169–195.
Published: 01 December 2020
..., and writings by Sandra Cisneros and John Rechy—expand the queer and Chicana identifications and desires, and contest narrow, patriarchal nationalisms. By deploying critical race psychoanalysis and semiotics, we can unpack the libidinal investments in the brown female body, as seen in both in popular...
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Meridians (2004) 5 (1): 201–224.
Published: 01 September 2004
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 363–388.
Published: 01 December 2020
... in “White subcultures”), and asked “who in this postmodern mêlée of semiotic appropriation and counter-creolization, is imitating whom?” (Mercer 1987 , 52). Yet he also refers to Caucasian whiteness when he highlights this complexity of whiteness as an embodied racial category. Thus, although critical...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 22–50.
Published: 01 December 2020
... women defined as Black. Who is Black in the Dominican context of New York City is mediated by the historic relationship between Haiti and the Dominican Republic, the current relationship between Dominicans and African Americans, and the continually mutual constituitiveness of beauty and race semiotic...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 1–12.
Published: 01 December 2020
... That You Can’t Leave Behind’: Black Female Soul Singing and the Politics of Surrogation in the Age of Catastrophe .” Meridians: feminism, race, transnationalism 8 , no. 1 : 180 – 204 . Calvo Luz . 2004 . “ Art Comes for the Archbishop: The Semiotics of Contemporary Chicana Feminism...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 340–362.
Published: 01 December 2020
... semiotics, the term “opposition” refers to the meaning-making process. An object or entity (that is, a sign) derives its meaning not solely by what it is, but also by what it is not (that is, its signifier) (Feldman and Skoldberg 2002 ). In other words, an object has meaning because of another object...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (1): 206–226.
Published: 01 April 2019
....” Whiteness formed another a crisis-intensified intimacy in her life, at once ontological and epistemological, semiotic and philosophic, corporeal and affective. Against it, again, lay (more) abjection. Always relational rather than immanent, the migrant m other ’ s stories perform a philosophical labor...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 484–507.
Published: 01 December 2020
... and discrimination. Drawing on his “performative-contentious model of the Arab public sphere” where the human body plays a major role as both the “bone of contention and medium of expression,” Marwan Kraidy has argued that al-Mahdy’s act of “semiotic self-immolation” needs to be read on a continuum with Mohamed...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (1): 11–38.
Published: 01 April 2021
... with a longer bibliography. For one, virtually all of Shandilya’s key terms— love , desire (Sanskrit kama , Persian ‘ishq ), spiritual , erotic —are keywords in Raymond Williams’s sense of the term. These are concepts with dense semantic and semiotic fields, and a philological attention to their use...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 310–339.
Published: 01 December 2020
... in academic volumes. The ethnographies proactively engage feminist theories and attempt to address the problems inherent in semiotic and ontological differences. My aim is to examine what alternative patterns of analysis may possibly yield in clarifying intersecting feminisms and tribal women’s knowledges...
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