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Meridians (2005) 6 (1): 161–162.
Published: 01 September 2005
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Published: 01 April 2019
Figure 41. Group at YWCA Student Conference, Waveland, Mississippi, 1931. Beginning in the early twentieth century, the YWCA took up “colored work,” working initially through segregated associations. In the 1930s the organization took positions against lynching and the poll tax as well More
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Meridians (2016) 15 (1): 245–268.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Conra D. Gist Abstract This article examines the ways in which black feminism—as a concept, an applied theory, and a safety net—functions as a critical social theory designed to assist students in understanding the multiple ways that black and brown women are marginalized through institutionalized...
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Meridians (2016) 15 (1): 205–217.
Published: 01 December 2016
... that will teach their students how to write personal narratives and transform them into digital technologies for social engagement, innovation, and intervention. The goal of the lesson plan is to allow teachers to engage deeply with the essay and to then determine and develop the best strategies for helping...
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Meridians (2008) 8 (2): 126–165.
Published: 01 March 2008
... the Women's Committee of SNCC (Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee). Beal's story captures the challenges of anti-racist, anti-fascist, and anti-imperialist organizing with a gender perspective. Copyright © 2008 by Smith College 2008 FRANCES M. BEAL AND LORETTA J. ROSS Excerpts from the Voiceos...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 482–507.
Published: 01 October 2019
... participant-researcher and student-faculty dynamics in their work together. Copyright © 2019 Smith College 2019 resettlement “Syrian refugee crisis” Arabic translation feminist methods In November 2015, a newly elected Liberal government led by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau began rolling out...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 548–558.
Published: 01 December 2020
... inspire teachers and students to transcend the notion of the classroom as a static, constrained, and unliberated space. By using the lens of transdisciplinarity , Rethinking Meridians examines Black feminist theory as a teaching tool and a pedagogical practice that challenges teachers to connect the work...
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Meridians (2022) 21 (1): 75–100.
Published: 01 April 2022
..., a student, who theorizes state-sanctioned violence in her community. The authors end with a poem about Daniele, an employee embedded between diasporic economies. These case studies illustrate representations, perspectives, and experiences of Black girls in the kaleidoscope of the Black/Girlhood Imaginary...
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Meridians (2010) 10 (2): 163–197.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Peggy Saika; Loretta Ross Abstract In this oral history, Saika underscores the lasting impact of the internment experience as a call to vigilance and action. She traces her political involvements from pan-Asian student activism in the late 1960s forward, marking her journey through various forms...
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Meridians (2010) 10 (2): 66–67.
Published: 01 March 2010
.... Paula J. Giddings, focusing on the Eleanor Roosevelt biography, provides a “biography of a biography,” noting appreciatively the nuanced text and rich portrait provided of E.R.'s relationships with men and women. Former students Debra Schultz and Marcia Gallo celebrate not only Cook's pioneering work...
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Meridians (2016) 15 (1): 218–242.
Published: 01 December 2016
... American contributions to standardized American written communication structures and demonstrates the value of AVT in academic settings. In the accompanying lesson plan, students are invited to think about how the English language, as a field, is constantly evolving and changing in our diverse, ever...
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Meridians (2016) 15 (1): 189–204.
Published: 01 December 2016
... to use along with this essay in high school and college classrooms. The lesson further explores definitions and examples of environmental racism, and asks students to research current cases of environmental injustice, use creative and analytical writing to reflect on what they’ve learned, and work...
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Meridians (2016) 15 (1): 40–64.
Published: 01 December 2016
... Gathering Place. It provides an educational opportunity for students to develop critical media literacy skills grounded in a Black feminist approach. Copyright © 2016 Smith College 2016 ASHLEY N. PATTERSON, ARIANNA HOWARD, AND VALERIE KINLOCH BlackFeminism and CriticalMedia Literacy:Movingfrom...
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Meridians (2016) 15 (1): 7–39.
Published: 01 December 2016
.... The transformative impact of intersectional feminist pedagogies on girls and women of color, with an emphasis on Black feminism, is at the heart of this essay—as are practical approaches to the work of bell hooks’s texts for contemporary students. Copyright © 2016 Smith College 2016 STEPHANIE TROUTMAN & ILEANA...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (1): 51–81.
Published: 01 September 2018
... a seven-volume series of chapbooks entitled Rainbow Signs. Yet Webster Fabio’s contributions to the Black Student, Black Power, and Black Arts movements have been largely forgotten by most who aren’t themselves veterans of these struggles. This essay recovers Webster Fabio’s life story and literary art...
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Meridians (2014) 12 (2): 196–218.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Karsonya Wise Whitehead Copyright © 2014 by Smith College 2014 KARSONYA WISE WHITEHEAD BeyondMythsand Legends: TeachinHg arrieTt ubmanandHerLegacy ofActivism IntendedAudience:secondary and college students in American history, African American history, women's history, and social studies...
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Meridians (2016) 15 (1): 269–289.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Karsonya Wise Whitehead Copyright © 2016 Smith College 2016 KARSONYA WISE WHITEHEAD Lesson Plan: Them Girls SureGot History: Notes on Becoming a Forensic HerstoricalInvestigator IntendedAudience:9th-12th grade and postsecondary students ScopeandSequence:This lesson plan set examines...
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Meridians (2016) 15 (1): 290–299.
Published: 01 December 2016
... a #BlackLivesMatter Pedagogy As a college professor at a predominantly white institution, I rely heavily on the "teaching moments" of my youth to curate my pedagogical approaches. My classroom is constructed as a reclamation space for my students to engage with black literature and culture. Students are challenged...
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Meridians (2013) 11 (2): 174–204.
Published: 01 March 2013
... the turbulent 1970s' social movements in Thailand led by women, students, farmers, and laborers would have one believe that women did not play a crucial role in the movements for reform and revolution. Indeed, an examination of the archives, testimony, and publications commemorating the historic October 6...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (1): 25–48.
Published: 01 September 2018
... the company of the men,” the dinner gleefully created a space for a New Howard Womanhood not beholden to old gendered patterns of control and subservience. The dinner allowed for the emergence of a visible, joyous, collective, and defiant Black womanhood—displaying what the student article a month earlier had...