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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 255–278.
Published: 01 December 2020
.... Blige’s history-making Katrina telethon performance are central to this discussion. The original title of this article was “‘All That You Can’t Leave Behind’: Black Female Soul Singing and the Politics of Surrogation in the Age of Catastrophe.” A song that has retained its place in contemporary rock...
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Meridians (2008) 8 (1): 180–204.
Published: 01 September 2008
... creates a particular kind of black feminist surrogation, that is, an embodied performance that recycles palpable forms of black female sociopolitical grief and loss as well as spirited dissent and dissonance. Their combined efforts mark a new era of protest singing that sonically resists, revises...
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Meridians (2017) 15 (2): 330–352.
Published: 01 March 2017
... social contexts such as the "surrogate masculinity" acquired by women in political situations. On reading Wazobiathrough Kamene Okonjo and Ifi Amadiume's analyses oflgbo social structures, it is clear that women's attainment of political power signifying their surrogate male status is based...
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Meridians (2008) 8 (1): 1–14.
Published: 01 September 2008
... of their anthem "One" during the Hurricane Katrina Relief Concert in the wake of that natural and political disaster, Brooks incorporates Joseph JANELLL HOBSON & R. DIANNE BARTLOW INTRODUCTION 9 Roach's performance theory of"surrogation" to argue that both Knowles and Blige are able to surrogate, or stand...
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Meridians (2022) 21 (2): 480–505.
Published: 01 October 2022
... unsociability with, if not complete anti-sociality toward, Frado’s attempts to mourn. Frado speaks lamentation as her mother tongue and nurtures fictive kinship to substitute the vacancy left by her former life and lost kin. But her mistress chokes off her surrogative agency to prevent her digestion of loss...
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Meridians (2003) 3 (2): 110–131.
Published: 01 March 2003
... vacillates between things present and those absent, things gained and those lost. The daffodil, missing since the card was first given to Tante Atie, remains in Haiti, remains with all that Sophie has left behind; for Atie, the daffodil is a surrogate bloom to replace Sophie's absence, just as the doll stood...
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Meridians (2010) 10 (1): 32–53.
Published: 01 September 2010
... and moves into the teachers' cottages closer to the Ogata home. In a stroke of serendipity, her housemate, Sandi Ito, happens to be 36 MERIDIANS 10:1 Maisie's current teacher, and the two women serve as a surrogate parental dyad for all three of the Ogata children. Myanalysis of the queer dimensions...
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Meridians (2011) 11 (1): 66–90.
Published: 01 September 2011
... explained that, "[Jean] Carnahan is operating within traditional attitudes toward women. She is acting as her husband's surrogate, and serving his party by helping it to gain a Senate seat" (Freeman 2000). Thus, even modern-day women are often expected to follow "tradition" in the way in which they enter...
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Meridians (2002) 2 (2): 188–212.
Published: 01 March 2002
... a surrogate male reformer) advising women. The only feminist note in SDNwas struck by a couple of acid exposures of women's mandatory internalization of their negative construction by men. This liminal perception of patriarchal tyranny was developed into a fuller analysis of the sacred Hindu books...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (2): 291–297.
Published: 01 October 2021
... . Sister Wives, Surrogates, and Sex Workers: Outlaws by Choice? Surrey, UK : Ashgate . Clarke Lynda . 2013 . “ Women in Niqab Speak: A Study of the Niqab in Canada .” Canadian Council of Muslim Women. ccmw.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/WEB_EN_WiNiqab_FINAL.pdf . Denli Özlem . 2004...
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Meridians (2009) 9 (1): 141–162.
Published: 01 September 2009
... about and from Nanny, Clare merges her teaching and activism. In both roles, Clare acts as a surrogate mother by transmitting knowledge, caring for others, and anticipating needs. Throughout NoTelephonteo Heaven,activism and revolution are linked to Harry/Harriet and Kitty, who remind Clare of her...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (1): 39–48.
Published: 01 September 2018
... daughter to act as my surrogate, my mother to finally express satisfaction in the life she chose and the blackness of the daughters she bore, and my hope that one day I would be able to revel in desperate joy at finally being claimed by Chinese people whose refusal of my blackness was directly tied...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 1–12.
Published: 01 December 2020
... That You Can’t Leave Behind’: Black Female Soul Singing and the Politics of Surrogation in the Age of Catastrophe .” Meridians: feminism, race, transnationalism 8 , no. 1 : 180 – 204 . Calvo Luz . 2004 . “ Art Comes for the Archbishop: The Semiotics of Contemporary Chicana Feminism...
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Meridians (2014) 12 (2): 99–122.
Published: 01 September 2014
... in a sisterly role. But by referring to her own actions in the second person ("if youare sisterless and lonely she presents herself as one of a type: the single do-gooder who sustains surrogate families. Moreover, Watkins's gesture also importantly deflects her own possible association with criminality...
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Meridians (2016) 13 (2): 99–122.
Published: 01 March 2016
... 2011, 154) According to Turkle, networked life creates an illusion of connection that acts as a poor surrogate for intimate relationships. Additionally, though people know that they cannot depend on "cyberfriends" and cyber communities when they experience difficulties or grief, "the emotional charge...
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Meridians (2022) 21 (2): 512–537.
Published: 01 October 2022
... by death or seizure, and yet sometimes lived on, often becoming surrogate mothers to other children who had been ripped away from their own biological mothers. These words are intended to lift up the belief that so many slave mothers and fathers held close, which is the conviction that death will not have...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (1): 11–38.
Published: 01 April 2021
... subject” (85). Exit from forced marriage can be resolved in this discourse only through exit from the community. Aguiar sees such exit as necessary in individual instances of violence and forced marriage. However, she is wary of the ways in which such discourse sets up the idea of the state as a surrogate...
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Meridians (2006) 6 (2): 150–176.
Published: 01 March 2006
... confronted with a rising fundamentalism in religious and social matters. 158 SAMAR ATTAR A critic once observed that "Stephen Dedalus as a surrogate for Joyce the youthful artist and thinker may not be Joyce in every factual detail of his experience, but he epitomizes the embittered artist-exile as straight...
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Meridians (2004) 4 (2): 40–67.
Published: 01 March 2004
... a number of years. Margaret's black house servant, Ondine, essentially hides the evidence of abuse by holding the household together and acting as a surrogate mother to the boy. While highlighting how the labor of black women serves to perpetuate the mythical ideal of white, middle-class motherhood, Tar...
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Meridians (2001) 1 (2): 95–127.
Published: 01 March 2001
... to these women for welcoming her into their homes and for being her surrogate mothers and sisters. These cultural contingencies notwithstanding, the scientific institutions perpetuated their own gender biases. Neither Anna Mani nor Sunanda Bai was ever granted a doctoral degree. Their completed Ph.D...