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Meridians (1 March 2013) 11 (2): 91–111.
Published: 01 March 2013
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Meridians (1 March 2016) 13 (2): 164–188.
Published: 01 March 2016
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Meridians (1 November 2018) 17 (2): 279–295.
Published: 01 November 2018
... the struggle for gender and sexual liberation, thus strengthening solidarity across social justice movements. Copyright © 2018 Smith College 2018 sex work African feminisms activism solidarity In 2013 a group of twelve sex workers in Cape Town, both cis and transgender women...
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Meridians (1 December 2016) 15 (1): 86–105.
Published: 01 December 2016
... is rooted in Black feminist and transnational feminist traditions, and has as its core the guiding principles of intersectionality, scholar-activism, solidarity building, and attention to borders and boundaries. Copyright © 2016 Smith College 2016 ...
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Meridians (1 September 2016) 14 (2): 118–129.
Published: 01 September 2016
... forms of diasporic feminism ought to conspire to invert the course of history, a history of marginality and oppression of Black/Afro-descendent women. To that end, we conceive of an Afrodiasporic Feminist Conspiracy as a strategy of social mobilization, a practice of solidarity, and a claim for...
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Meridians (1 September 2011) 11 (1): 91–97.
Published: 01 September 2011
... of another chapter of Haiti's history, but also shared, especially as they are also evidence of how Haitians came to each other's aid. Such stories were not the focus of popular media coverage. Within this collection there are stories of courage, stories of solidarity, stories of trauma, stories of...
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Meridians (1 September 2010) 10 (1): 1–31.
Published: 01 September 2010
... cross-racial and cross-cultural feminist solidarity. Copyright © 2010 by Smith College 2010 ...
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Meridians (1 September 2010) 10 (1): 54–76.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Ariana Vigil Abstract Relying on feminist theory concerning difference, identity, gender, and solidarity, “Transnational Community in Demetria Martínez's Mother Tongue ” reads Martínez's 1994 novel through a transnational feminist lens. I point out that Mother Tongue complicates identification with...
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Meridians (1 March 2007) 7 (2): 71–100.
Published: 01 March 2007
... with the mother despite the fact that the mother remains, at times, the cultural “Other.” It is a shared experience of rape and trauma that facilitates a means of understanding between mother and daughter and serves as a point of contact for the building of transnational feminist solidarity between...
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Meridians (1 November 2018) 17 (2): 376–381.
Published: 01 November 2018
..., and white Zimbabweans marched in solidarity toward a new, post-Mugabe Zimbabwe. The toxicity that has characterized Zimbabwean politics for the past decade appeared to have been placed on hold. And yet, even in these moments of reprieve, female acts of celebration were still under scrutiny. Female...
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Meridians (1 November 2018) 17 (2): 219–231.
Published: 01 November 2018
... transnational feminist solidarity. One of the things that we wanted to do with the AFI was energize interest in African feminisms on campus. The play certainly helped to garner interest in the work that we intended to do, not just among faculty members and students but with members of the community as well...
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Meridians (1 November 2018) 17 (2): 415–431.
Published: 01 November 2018
... felt a visceral intellectual familiarity with Nthabiseng Motsemmi’s ( 2004 ) reading of “violence and place,” which helped me lean more closely toward the yearning for new spaces of intellectual feminist discourse and solidarity. Such radical thinking about the interactions of black femaleness with...
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Meridians (1 November 2018) 17 (2): 361–375.
Published: 01 November 2018
... for conducting interviews with high-profile politicians were expedited through the connections I had made. I thought that the privilege sometimes accorded to me as an insider was due to my Africanness and that I “looked like an Angolan,” a form of unspoken solidarity among African women. Although this...
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Meridians (1 April 2019) 18 (1): 161–182.
Published: 01 April 2019
... particularly close to Bilquis, but nonetheless seems to live her marital desires vicariously through her, critiquing the social and patriarchal norms that shape Bilquis’s looming marriage. Mediha, via song, seems to transcend class resentment and, in a show of female solidarity, seeks a fulfilling union on...
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Meridians (1 April 2019) 18 (1): 206–226.
Published: 01 April 2019
... rather untouchable aspects of feminist and queer theory. The varied forms of libidinal energies harnessed in these negative stories of violence—solidarities, survivals, homosocialities, hauntings, among others—also remain untouched, thus untouchable. But nonetheless these sex-violence storied socialities...
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Meridians (1 November 2018) 17 (2): 309–324.
Published: 01 November 2018
... mothers, women, or welfare recipients. As abject subjects they had been made available for sympathy and solidarity; deviations from that role would be penalized. While the face of abjection enables the mobilization of salvation projects, it envelops girls within a universal community by way of a gift. The...
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Meridians (1 November 2018) 17 (2): 383–400.
Published: 01 November 2018
... (Tanzania) and “Femme de Combat” by Burni (South Africa). Several of these songs focus on emotional struggle, highlighting the impact of sexism and patriarchy. In “Wakilisha Madame,” Nazizi and Rah P celebrate women in East Africa and call for them to be strong, saying that they are in solidarity with these...
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Meridians (1 September 2018) 17 (1): 25–48.
Published: 01 September 2018
... the concrete as in the abstract. We take our stand on the solidarity of humanity, the oneness of life, and the unnaturalness and injustice of all special favoritisms, whether of sex, race, country, or condition. . . . [We are] demanding an entrance not through a gateway for ourselves, our race, our...
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Meridians (1 November 2018) 17 (2): 338–358.
Published: 01 November 2018
... traditional forms of protest and transnational networks to foster political solidarity, Anglophone inclusion, and nationalist aspirations. Failure to analyze how women, individually and collectively, serve the goals of secessionist movements that are embedded in larger patriarchal orders leads to an...
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Meridians (1 April 2019) 18 (1): 17–40.
Published: 01 April 2019
... policies focused on modernization. National solidarity was vital as global tensions and insecurities rose with the onset of war in Europe and Asia. Among Camacho’s priorities was a shift away from the previous administration’s focus on socialism. An outspoken Catholic in “stoutly anticlerical” Mexico, his...