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Meridians (2015) 13 (1): 26–52.
Published: 01 September 2015
... interpreting the controversy surrounding From Here I Saw What Happened and I Cried , controversy that focuses on the question whether Weems is ethically wrong to show, in her series, daguerreotype images of enslaved and arguably humiliated women, images that Weems rephotographs and re-presents, drastically...
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Published: 01 April 2020
Figure 1. Mary Turner , by Rachel Williams. Mary Turner Series. 2016. Linoleum Block Print on paper. Collection of Valdosta State University, Valdosta, Georgia. Figure 1. Mary Turner, by Rachel Williams. Mary Turner Series. 2016. Linoleum Block Print on paper. Collection of Valdosta State More
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Meridians (2008) 8 (1): 236–260.
Published: 01 September 2008
... public discussion by black women of the issue of misogyny in rap's portrayal of black women is long overdue, the magazine published a year-long series of articles as part of its “Take Back the Music” campaign. More interesting than the series of articles produced by the magazine is the overwhelming...
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Meridians (2008) 8 (1): 205–210.
Published: 01 September 2008
... sell not only hip-hop culture, but also the very image of its women. They serve as eye candy designed to satisfy an assumed male video audience, affirming critiques of the culture as hyper-masculine and misogynist. “Still” is a series of photographs from contemporary rap music videos. These artworks...
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Meridians (2010) 10 (1): 111–136.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Ayaka Yoshimizu Abstract This article examines “Hello, War Brides,” a series of short, auto/biographical essays authored by two Japanese war brides from the state of Washington. I view this text as a product of collaborative “memory work.” Based on a textual analysis of its narratives and form, I...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (1): 1–36.
Published: 01 September 2018
... prestige for themselves. This shock—seeming to lose control of a previously undifferentiated yet implicitly white feminism—continued to echo in the 1990s as white feminist scholars engaged in a series of interventions to counter and appropriate intersectionality. These interventions have become part of a...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 414–444.
Published: 01 October 2019
... critiques she performs of the “afterlives of colonialism” on the natural and cultural environment in her most recent series of drawings from 2017. She demonstrates that not only human bodies, but other natural materials are tangled up with the project of cultural colonization. Throughout the article, the...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (1): 51–81.
Published: 01 September 2018
... a seven-volume series of chapbooks entitled Rainbow Signs. Yet Webster Fabio’s contributions to the Black Student, Black Power, and Black Arts movements have been largely forgotten by most who aren’t themselves veterans of these struggles. This essay recovers Webster Fabio’s life story and literary...
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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 (2018) 17 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 September 2018
... resistance and revolution, we chose the Dominican artist Iris Pérez Romero’s Corazón iluminado , de la serie Energía Vital ( Illuminated Heart ) as our cover for this issue. This piece from her Energía Vital /Vital Energy series is part of Pérez Romero’s broader artistic response to violence against...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 202–208.
Published: 01 April 2020
... (Weber 2003 : 91). The movement leaders carried this agenda with them as they attended a series of conferences throughout the Middle East beginning with a conference in Beirut in 1928. The conference in Beirut was followed by additional “Arab” and “Eastern” women’s conferences in Jerusalem, Beirut...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 508–512.
Published: 01 December 2020
... Salvador, in the Northeastern state of Bahia, who were involved in the national coordination for the Marcha , transformed Julho das Pretas (Colored Women’s July), the month-long series of events and celebrations they had inaugurated earlier in the 2000s, into a nationwide phenomenon that reached...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 14–31.
Published: 01 April 2020
...Figure 1. Mary Turner , by Rachel Williams. Mary Turner Series. 2016. Linoleum Block Print on paper. Collection of Valdosta State University, Valdosta, Georgia. Figure 1. Mary Turner, by Rachel Williams. Mary Turner Series. 2016. Linoleum Block Print on paper. Collection of Valdosta State...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (1): 25–48.
Published: 01 September 2018
... Important Essays, Papers, and Letters . Legacies of Social Thought Series. Lanham, MD : Rowman and Littlefield . Lindsey Treva . 2013 . “ Climbing the Hilltop: In Search of a New Negro Womanhood at Howard University .” In Escape from New York: The New Negro Renaissance beyond Harlem , edited by...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 360–382.
Published: 01 October 2020
... leadership of the Popular Democratic Party, in power from 1944 to 1969, committed to a series of far-reaching reforms. These initially focused on broadening access to land, work, and sustenance under a more democratic form of government. Yet, the technocrats crafting the Estado Libre Asociado (ELA or...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 410–434.
Published: 01 December 2020
... Cha’s narrator, a Korean immigrant-turned-U.S. citizen, and her mother, a Korean transplant in Manchuria during Japan’s imperial reign. This intergenerational overlay of immigrant and postcolonial subjectivities reveals how both subjects have undergone a similar series of disciplinary measures assessing...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 338–358.
Published: 01 November 2018
... that when “political transitions to African rule came, the institutions of state bore the marks of a patriarchal and militaristic history. . . . Individual nations found themselves variously enmeshed in Cold-War politics and the arms race, and embroiled in a series of deadly proxy wars.” Moreover “the...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 233–245.
Published: 01 November 2018
... many beginnings. For the three codirectors and series editors of the four volumes of Women Writing Africa , the primary motivation for our two-decade project was our recognition that there was a story to be told that was not being told, but that the words were there to tell it. Such expression was for...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 219–231.
Published: 01 November 2018
.... In an effort to highlight the rich diversity that is African feminisms, we have also sponsored a series of public lectures, panel discussions, and film screenings. These events nurture our local community and also provide African feminist scholars and activists with a venue in which they can share...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 304–331.
Published: 01 October 2019
... permissible to detonate a five-megaton thermonuclear bomb there? (Mink 13 October 1971, Mink Papers, box 50, f. 2) In this series of questions, Mink forcefully reminded the federal government of its conservation responsibilities for the wildlife on Amchitka. She also underscored the need to understand...