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Meridians (2009) 9 (1): 113.
Published: 01 September 2009
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Meridians (2021) 20 (1): 127–150.
Published: 01 April 2021
..., the author traces the contours of an affective triangle between three mutually constituting emotional points: pleasure, shame, and disgust. Copyright © 2021 Smith College 2021 dance gender ethnography Telugu cinema transnational feminist praxis Works Cited Ahmed Sara . 2004...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (2): 295–307.
Published: 01 March 2018
... analytical approach to illuminate how Black women in Martinique draw from their experiences with dance to conceptualize holistic notions of health, well-being, and continuity. In a society where Black women have been historically objectified based on colonial notions of sexuality, are shamed as dependents...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 279–307.
Published: 01 December 2020
... and suggest how shame implicitly conditions the articulation of Puerto Rican identity. Originally published in Meridians vol. 9, no. 1, 2009. I would like to thank the anonymous readers of this essay for the rich and generous feedback they offered. I am also grateful to Amina Chaudhri and Ann Russo...
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Meridians (2009) 9 (1): 83–112.
Published: 01 September 2009
..., and class dynamics. It is within this context that I examine Memoir of a Visionary (2002) by Antonia Pantoja and The Noise of Infinite Longing (2004) Luisita López Torregrosa; I consider how these recent memoirs engage with intersecting issues in the lives of Puerto Rican women and suggest how shame...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (1): 14–16.
Published: 01 April 2019
... to be modern. How can you be a Muslim feminist when you’re a virgin lying about sex to your friends? For months you forget, then in the middle of class shame jolts through every vein in your body, driving the breath from you. This becomes such a pattern, you realize the aftermath of hurt is its own...
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Meridians (2013) 11 (2): 174–204.
Published: 01 March 2013
... for one year and were tried for communist conspiracy. 2 Sexual violence was often used to discipline politically active women. The state and right-wing paramilitary groups had disciplined activist women through gendered shame and sexual violence in response to the challenges that undermined women's...
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Meridians (2008) 8 (1): 93–129.
Published: 01 September 2008
... that render women who enjoy calypso and wukking up as "unrespectable." 6 If one happened to be a darker-skinned child from a working-class background, the shame one experienced was triple-fold; there was limited hope for such a child. We were told, "there is a time and place for everything. If you must wuk up...
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Meridians (2009) 9 (1): v–vi.
Published: 01 September 2009
... among Latina lesbian scholars of race, class, gender, and sexuality. Examining the memoirs by Antonia Pantoja and Luisita Lopez Torregrosa, Torres, redressing an all too often missing dimension in the literature, pays particular attention to the national context, suggesting how shame implicitly...
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Meridians (2004) 4 (2): 261–266.
Published: 01 March 2004
... found the eyes of their fathers stuck closed, though the men wailed with wide open mouths about their losses. Shame, shame on the dragons that would drown the nation. Their daughters left for dead, pristine still from the moment their slender feet crossed the threshold of the courtyard gate. 262 FRANCES...
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Meridians (2001) 1 (2): 53–64.
Published: 01 March 2001
...,transnationalism2001, vol. 1, no. 2, pp. 53-64] ©2001 by WesleyanUniversityPress. All rights reserved. 53 often enough," my mother says to explain the foreign-looking shame money we get from a small building with bulletproof windows. Myfather has many dreams that have been filled with sand. That's what he tells me...
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Meridians (2004) 4 (2): 120–124.
Published: 01 March 2004
... addressing their involvement in this genocidal policy, churches in the United States have not. As a result of boarding school policies, an epidemic of child sexual abuse now exists in Native communities. The shame attached to abuse has allowed no space in which to address this problem. Consequently, child...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (2): 308–325.
Published: 01 March 2018
... groups (e.g., 12-18-year-old Black girls, young men who have sex with men, Latinx youth, etc.) (Office of Adolescent Health 2017). Experts agree that gold-standard CSE should go beyond a risk-reduction framework to provide skills-based learning that is sex-positive, trauma-informed, shame-free...
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Meridians (2022) 21 (1): 265–292.
Published: 01 April 2022
... . Dache Amalia , Haywood Jasmine M. , and Mislán Cristina . 2019 . “ A Badge of Honor Not Shame: An AfroLatina Theory of Black- imiento for US Higher Education Research .” Journal of Negro Education 88 , no. 2 : 130 – 45 . doi.org/10.7709/jnegroeducation.88.2.0130 . Davis...
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Meridians (2003) 3 (2): 139–170.
Published: 01 March 2003
... as "always hungry and always shamed by my hunger for the Mexican woman I miss in myself," Moraga engages discourses of racialization and sexual desire that combine to interrogate the links between a body narrative of her identities as a giieraChicana and a lesbian of color. In this body narrative...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 232.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Tsitsi Jaji Copyright © 2018 Smith College 2018 for my mother, who has done all things well I bring a squall of quiet, my hectoring force, to shame the belated fog of orders and bandages into a fine mist. I am here to squelch reason’s panic. Certainty is scrambled and we find...
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Meridians (2004) 4 (2): 274.
Published: 01 March 2004
... Tiya Miles Nancy Mithlo Minoa Moallem Eliza Noh Mari-Jose N'Zengou Tayo Anita Patterson Rafael Perez-Torres Jeanne Perrault Kevin Quashie Deridre Raynor Sean Redding Angelita Reyes Andrea Rushing Raka Shame Andrea Smith Kathleen Staudt Michelle Stephens Patricia Tamie Natasha Trethewey Maria Velazquez...
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Meridians (2001) 1 (2): 94.
Published: 01 March 2001
... in a lusty morse code but when I reached the age of choosing my own close, my short, yellow dresses brought shame to my mother, who moved me further and further into the dark, where I learned to collect feathers and let them loose outside into the air and rivers, to free the tangible things that remind me...
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Meridians (2004) 4 (2): 39.
Published: 01 March 2004
... to Kumasi. How we left friends in the capital, reunioned at Cape Coast. I can't forget how ghosts wailed in time with the ocean's breaking, our meeting in the dungeon, our shame about the smiles that kept spilling. How else could we greet the word from Accra or the festival below? The cool sun...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 382.
Published: 01 November 2018
... her lounge windows. my mother’s home is no longer my home. i have been learning to leave since i first learnt to walk. unlearning her fear: unwrapping it from my skin. unlearning her shame to set both of us free. unraveling all that ties us up tight, and fat, in our bones and skin. and waiting...