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Meridians (2000) 1 (1): 1–28.
Published: 01 September 2000
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Meridians (2017) 15 (2): 307–329.
Published: 01 March 2017
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Meridians (2018) 16 (1): 49.
Published: 01 September 2018
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Meridians (2018) 16 (2): 363–372.
Published: 01 March 2018
... oppression that reproduce practices of marginalization, silence, and erasure. To counter this, they embrace and reproduce narratives of resilience that remain pervasive in cultural and subcultural locales of their lives while also “speaking truth to power” where they work to confront their pain via radical...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (2): 219–229.
Published: 01 March 2018
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 107–135.
Published: 01 April 2020
... educational attainment are some determinants in how individual Muslims experience and respond to Islamophobia. And while some bodies are targeted more heavily by xenophobic violence (e.g., Muslim women wearing hijabs), others may be more apt or able to speak to media outlets or attend multicultural events as...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 1–12.
Published: 01 December 2020
... hands. Even so, this represents but a sampling of the innovative and critical knowledge producers that Meridians has offered a platform from which to speak. We consider this Meridians 20th Anniversary Reader a staple text for educators who undertake social justice pedagogy from kindergarten to...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 325–330.
Published: 01 November 2018
... (Khasakhala et al. 2012 ). Girls cannot speak. Because they are deliberately and carefully taught not to speak. Being a girl in Kenya is to be silent. Meekness, smartness, and politeness are highly prized, except when participating in loud, choreographed shows at debate championships and drama festivals. If...
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Published: 01 April 2019
Figure 48. “A Black Woman Speaks . . . ,” the 1951 poem in which the Mississippi-born actress and Progressive Party activist Beulah Richardson (aka Beah Richards) dissected the tangle of sexual arrangements that reinforced white supremacy by pitting white and black women against each other in More
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Meridians (2011) 11 (1): 66–90.
Published: 01 September 2011
..., whose rhetorical exigency and authority comes from her husband's inability to speak. This case study demonstrates that although the rhetorical use of traditional gender roles, such as widowhood, provides an elevated platform from which women can speak, it also transforms women from credible individuals...
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Meridians (2008) 8 (1): 144–179.
Published: 01 September 2008
..., national, and racial meanings, evoking an India that seems inclusive and progressive. Yet within Lagaan 's utopian nation, and certainly within the film industry and broader social milieu, women with “ethnic” and sexually provocative voices are often deemed dangerous and are disallowed from speaking (or...
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Meridians (2008) 8 (1): 130–143.
Published: 01 September 2008
... citing de Certeau's walking in the city as analogous to the agential speech act. I suggest that the creation of sound/aural landscape/music is a particularly powerful productive tool for speaking back to and ultimately destabilizing disciplinary power. Copyright © 2008 by Smith College 2008 ...
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Meridians (2014) 12 (1): 36–57.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Rachel Elizabeth Harding Abstract Lucille Clifton, a northern-born woman with Southern roots, was a writer of profound illumination and plain speaking. This combination in her work—spare elegance of tone and deep practical wisdom—is often remarked upon by literary critics and admirers. Those who...
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Meridians (2014) 12 (1): 58–87.
Published: 01 March 2014
... John (1985). By engaging the larger English-speaking Americas, such an approach highlights the transnational implications of the race and gender paradigms Morrison deploys; also, although Annie John is commonly categorized as primarily Caribbean (a precursor to Kincaid's “American” sequel, Lucy [1990...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (2): 71–87.
Published: 01 September 2016
... contributions in contemporary theoretical debates in African Diaspora and Latin American Studies underscores the need to deemphasize the United States and English-speaking experiences in our discussions of global Black intellectual traditions, while simultaneously foregrounding black women's contributions to...
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Meridians (2016) 15 (1): 7–39.
Published: 01 December 2016
... implementing feminist pedagogies and practices, the authors trace the trajectory of two young women of color in their classrooms who, as a result of reading hooks, employ a range of literacies—including blogging, public speaking, and campus activism—to participate in movement building within intersectional...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (1): 79–111.
Published: 01 September 2018
... sexual violence. In this article, I look back at the US feminist “sex wars” as a crucial turning point in feminist thought on sexuality and examine different aspects feminists address when speaking about sexuality. I argue that the multiplicity of levels of thinking sex brought up by US feminists opposes...
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Published: 01 October 2020
communications about Spanish-speaking (Puerto Rican) tenants. Courtesy of Impremedia Operating Company LLC. Figure 5. SOCIALES por Sonia Ellis, El Diario La Prensa. Photocopy of article dated January 24, 1965. The bottom of the page, under the heading “ACTIVITIES OF SPANISH-AMERICAN TENANTS,” provides a More
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Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 295–320.
Published: 01 October 2020
... bias occurs because English is one’s second language or because one speaks English with a foreign accent (Wei, Wang, and Ku 2012 ). As stated earlier, accents are indicative of either a phonetically differing variety of speech, a regional language variation, or pronunciation by a nonnative speaker...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 278–281.
Published: 01 October 2019
... pronounce                                The very one that speaks me into being My mama sang me my name                   Made the letters rhyme with me                                 R-o-j                                                   a-n-a...