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Meridians (2002) 3 (1): 19–41.
Published: 01 September 2002
...Rita Arditti ESSAY The Grandmothers of the Plaza de Mayo and the Struggle against Impunity in Argentina RITA ARDITTI Wemust notforgetor besilent.Ourduty isto keepthe memory,to keep talkingtirelesslyaboutthehorrorosftheArgentingeenocideW. ewillnot letany episodei,nsignijicanatsit may seem,go...
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Meridians (2003) 3 (2): 204–249.
Published: 01 March 2003
... was never formally colonized, yet it came under heavy influence of the British during Britain's colonization ofNepal's much larger neighbor to the south and east, India. Although Nepal experienced no nationalist struggle to oust colonizers, it shares the experiences of economic and social intervention...
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Published: 01 April 2020
Figure 1. “The Struggle for Women Suffrage,” by Najla Saab, 1955. Ruth Frances Woodsmall Papers, Sophia Smith Collection, Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts, p. 1. More
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Published: 01 April 2020
Figure 2. “The Struggle for Women Suffrage,” by Najla Saab, 1955. Ruth Frances Woodsmall Papers, Sophia Smith Collection, Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts, p. 2. More
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Figure 3. “The Struggle for Women Suffrage,” by Najla Saab, 1955. Ruth Frances Woodsmall Papers, Sophia Smith Collection, Smith College Northampton, Massachusetts, p. 3. More
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Figure 4. “The Struggle for Women Suffrage,” by Najla Saab, 1955. Ruth Frances Woodsmall Papers, Sophia Smith Collection, Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts, p. 4. More
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 202–208.
Published: 01 April 2020
...Figure 1. “The Struggle for Women Suffrage,” by Najla Saab, 1955. Ruth Frances Woodsmall Papers, Sophia Smith Collection, Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts, p. 1. ...
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Meridians (2017) 15 (2): 353–381.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Selina Makana Abstract The assertion that the mid-twentieth century Black freedom struggles across the African diaspora was a masculine era is one that continues to strike a chord with many African women whose voices have remained absent from the rhetoric on national liberation struggles across...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 360–382.
Published: 01 October 2020
...—devastated the community. And the interventions by the colonial state and medical establishment proved at times meek, complicit, and ineffective. In 2003, unruly colonial citizens evicted the Navy. Their actions were part of a struggle for the survival and well-being of the Viequense island community...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (1): 151–173.
Published: 01 April 2021
... on at once the national struggle for self-determination and the gender struggle against patriarchal cultural norms. The film opens up new ways of imagining the category birangona and elicits a deeper appreciation of differentiated agency, vulnerability, and humanity. Copyright © 2021 Smith College 2021...
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Meridians (2014) 12 (2): 123–141.
Published: 01 September 2014
... to the struggles of today, including issues of violence, mass incarcerations, and the election of the first black president of the United States. Copyright © 2014 by Smith College 2014 What Would Harriet Do?A Legacy of Resistance and Activism A ConversatiownithBarbaraSmithand BeverlyGuy-SheftalMl, oderatedby...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (1): 94–120.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Keisha-Khan Y. Perry Abstract In Brazil and throughout the African diaspora, rarely are black women, especially poor black women, considered leaders of social movements, much less political theorists. While Afro-Brazilian women are at the very heart of the struggle for urban housing and land rights...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (1): 30–49.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Sueli Carneiro; Regina Camargo Abstract This essay seeks to define the course of Brazilian black women's struggle within the national feminist movement. It questions the classic feminist perspective founded on a supposedly universal notion of woman that takes Western white women as its paradigm...
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Meridians (2015) 13 (1): 204–232.
Published: 01 September 2015
... of national elected office at the same time that black feminists were institutionalizing their activism into organizations, Chisholm bridged grassroots and local activism with the national state. She also bridged the ongoing black freedom struggle and women's movements, though not without complication...
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Meridians (2015) 13 (1): 129–156.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Long Thanh Bui Abstract This article uses the 2006 experimental documentary Maquilapolis to shed light on the struggles of women workers in export-oriented industrial zones operating under the shadow of Asian global capitalism. My focus complicates the typical reading of the maquiladora factory...
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Meridians (2017) 15 (2): 464–490.
Published: 01 March 2017
... the representations of black women bodies as complex discursive spaces, the essay explores Barbadian women’s struggles with latent colonial paradigms and highlights women’s assertions of agency and their challenging of limiting constructs. Utilizing the theoretical insights of numerous transnational and African...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (1): 157–160.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Leilani Rania Ganser Abstract Based on a critical essay by Binyavanga Wainaina on the treatment of Africa and Africans in popular works, this essay is an exploration of the similar struggles Hawai'i and Hawaiians face. It provides a satirical examination of the whitewashing and ignorance...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (2): 373–381.
Published: 01 March 2018
... that means for positive identity formation and healing from a toxic, homophobic environment. The piece is grounded in Black feminist work such as Demonic Grounds: Black Women and the Cartographies of Struggle by Katherine McKittrick (2006) and bell hook’s (1990) “Homeplace: A Site of Resistance,” as well...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 471–479.
Published: 01 October 2019
... their lives. They committed themselves to a lifelong collective process and nonhierarchical distribution of power as they struggle(d) to envision and create a just society. Twenty-nine years after the appearance of the Combahee River Collective Statement, over one hundred African Feminists met in Accra, Ghana...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 65–84.
Published: 01 April 2020
...Laura Briggs Abstract Debt and imperialism have long been crucial questions for transnational feminism. This article attends particularly to recent and historical traditions of resistance in Puerto Rico and the wider Caribbean. It argues that part of the intellectual and political struggle has been...