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Published: 01 April 2019
Figure 39. African American child and woman picking cotton in the South, pre-1951. Photo by John Vachon. Look Magazine Photograph Collection, Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division. Figure 39. African American child and woman picking cotton in the South, pre-1951. Photo by More
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Meridians (2001) 2 (1): 130–152.
Published: 01 September 2001
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Meridians (2002) 3 (1): 191–200.
Published: 01 September 2002
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Meridians (2004) 4 (2): 113–119.
Published: 01 March 2004
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Meridians (2005) 6 (1): 56–57.
Published: 01 September 2005
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Meridians (2021) 20 (1): 11–38.
Published: 01 April 2021
...Ramya Sreenivasan Abstract This review article is a state of the field review, based on six recent monographs and edited volumes published in the United States, India, and England, all pertaining to women’s studies or women’s history in South Asia. Krupa Shandilya , Intimate Relations...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (1): 183–192.
Published: 01 April 2021
... queer diaspora Muslim South Asia haunting kinship Opakwayak Cree scholar Shawn Wilson ( 2008 : 7) reminds us, “Relationships do not merely shape reality; they are reality.” The five pillars offer Muslims an Islamic praxis through which we (re)balance our relationships, communities, and...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 250–270.
Published: 01 October 2020
...Leigh-Anne Francis Abstract In the post–Civil War South, black women litigants made conscious tactical appeals to white male judges’ racism, particularly the racist-sexist stereotypes at the heart of the white paternalism ethos, in order to win lawsuits against whites who defrauded them. African...
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Meridians (2008) 8 (2): 1–31.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Pamela Butler; Jigna Desai Abstract Critical readings of “chick lit” are typically limited to a framework that understands the popular fiction genre as a sign or symptom of “postfeminism” in the U.S. In its readings of chick lit in general, and of South Asian American chick lit as a particular...
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Meridians (2011) 11 (1): 66–90.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Linda Diane Horwitz; Catherine R. Squires Abstract Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, currently a member of the African National Congress's National Executive Committee, is most widely known as the former wife of Nelson Mandela. While she continues to be a popular politician in South Africa, she has...
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Meridians (2014) 12 (2): 142–152.
Published: 01 September 2014
... the Combahee River near Beaufort, South Carolina, and the legacy of the Combahee River Collective, a Boston-based, black, lesbian, socialist, feminist organization famous for its analysis of interlocking oppression in the 1970s and early 1980s. With the support of INCITE Women of Color against...
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Meridians (2016) 13 (2): 164–188.
Published: 01 March 2016
... images of women from the global south. It also examines the figure of the pan-Arab feminist Huda Shaarawi, who in 1919 organized the largest women's anti-British demonstration, and became in 1935 the vice president of the International Alliance of Women for Suffrage and Equal Citizenship, and in 1945 the...
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Meridians (2009) 9 (2): 130–152.
Published: 01 March 2009
... cultural institution in the region. Finally, I interrogate Khamosh Pani 's reception in India and speculate how it might influence the social constructions of Muslims in South Asia and elsewhere. Copyright © 2009 by Smith College 2009 ...
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Meridians (2010) 10 (1): 137–163.
Published: 01 September 2010
... calypso, and chutney soca, as an Indo-Trinidadian-identified form with roots in traditional South Asian music as well as Carnival cultures, is a particular arena of visibility—and controversy—for critically including Indo-Trinidadian “flag” women in a feminist framework. In this essay, I read these...
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Meridians (2011) 11 (1): 36–61.
Published: 01 September 2011
... disruptions on two levels. First, it challenges dominant understandings of the U.S. as a liberator of South Korea and the U.S.'s discursive power in narrating its history. Second, mel- han -choly serves a connective, transnational function within the diasporic Korean community. As depicted by the fractured...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (1): 114–141.
Published: 01 September 2018
... Union and former socialist states in central and southeastern Europe. Women members of dominant majorities in Bulgaria, Poland, and Romania seek links to women of color in the Global North and South but their bridgework rests upon claims to racial innocence and shared victimization. The study relates...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 127–130.
Published: 01 December 2020
... perspectives on the impact of war and fundamentalism on women’s lives in Afghanistan and Pakistan. Other pieces analyze the ways in which racist representations of Muslim women and of Islam have come to play a key part in colonial and neocolonial “great games” being played in South, West, and Central Asia. Yet...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 155–165.
Published: 01 December 2020
... Pride led the largest strike of Black laborers ever to take place in that state, and won. Kristal Brent Zook, an award-winning journalist, traveled to Indianola to meet with White and others in an effort to understand the plight of working class women in the modern-day South. What she found there taught...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 279–295.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Ntokozo Yingwana Abstract What does it mean to be an African sex worker feminist? In answering this question this essay draws from two qualitative studies with two African sex worker groups in 2014 and 2015—the South African movement of sex workers called Sisonke, and the African Sex Worker...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 269–278.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Fatima Sadiqi; Aziza Ouguir Abstract Aziza Ouguir talks with Professor Fatima Sadiqi, one of Africa’s most prolific and well-respected feminist scholars, about African feminisms north and south of the Sahara. AO : You also mentioned that Mernissi was the first scholar who problematized fiqh...