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Meridians (2016) 13 (2): 99–122.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Marlo Starr Abstract In Ruth Ozeki's 2013 novel A Tale for the Time Being , sixteen-year-old Nao faces severe bullying and sexual violence at her new school in Japan. Seeking escape, she experiments with different identities, turning first to the Internet and then later to Zen Buddhist practices...
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Meridians (2017) 15 (2): 521–524.
Published: 01 March 2017
... Iuxuries Sl'-TIME, SPACE, aaa qui,t, a tatlanticc,.us a lovely "'a:averse the ocean. LOOK-IN FOR [U, U] I FIMe-ASE a r eh? lux URI s p a qui t t atl n cru qui t I e s remains quit er i lo ly ay remains ly sea levels love oceantravest ly 3. stilllifewithskull:searchin trsty ocean 0 C e n0 e n a Ca a 0 ona 0...
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Meridians (2023) 22 (2): 323–347.
Published: 01 October 2023
... the status quo. New migrants are always in need of resources, time, and experience to learn strategies necessary to survive white supremacy. Within the professional world of academia, a small minority of successful, established Black and Brown people—who in many ways belong now to the Global North and who...
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Meridians (2013) 11 (2): 114–146.
Published: 01 March 2013
...”—the one who is returned as an empowering Chicana figure. Drawing on and extending theories of queer temporality, I consider the way time passes and is recuperated by queer Chicanas who rewrite nationalist temporalities. Although nationalist projects structure La Vendida through heterosexual and capitalist...
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Meridians (2004) 4 (2): 102–108.
Published: 01 March 2004
... to change these imbalances of power. EffectivOerganizinignTerribTleimes: TheStrategiVc alueofHumanRightfsor TransnationaAlnti-RacisFt eminisms BY BARBARA SCHULMAN These are terrible times, and terrible times require those committed to social change to rethink our approaches-not only to ensure that we remain...
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Meridians (2008) 8 (1): 53–73.
Published: 01 September 2008
... a movement away from the Reagan/Bush era that characterized not only the teenage years of hip-hop culture, but important cultural and economic advances of the Black community. At the same time, this decade marks the shift to the more “liberal” Clinton administration, where the advances of previous...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 389–409.
Published: 01 December 2020
... an “us” versus “them” mentality. This article analyzes the discourse of empire, a metaphor that has been used time after time to construct a mythical and menacing Other. In contrast, the portrait of Asian women in cinema and television news as traditional, veiled, and inhabiting a separate sphere adds...
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Meridians (2022) 21 (2): 436–454.
Published: 01 October 2022
...Amanda Russhell Wallace Abstract There is no encapsulated decisive moment in mourning. Rather, it manifests as time based and time oriented collaging amalgamated from broad notions of the archive. Particularly, the author’s practice of historical collaging interlaces the past and present...
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Meridians (2010) 10 (2): 141–162.
Published: 01 March 2010
...” versus “them” mentality. I analyze the discourse of empire, a metaphor that has been used time after time to construct a mythical and menacing Other. In contrast, the portrait of Asian women in cinema and television news as traditional, veiled, and inhabiting a separate sphere adds to this representation...
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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 (2018) 16 (2): 238–252.
Published: 01 March 2018
... black women’s health research agenda that emanates from such a systems paradigm. The agenda would frame black women’s health and well-being as emerging from complex interactions among several causal factors acting at multiple levels and shifting over time. I believe that black women academics and those...
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Meridians (2007) 7 (2): 102–116.
Published: 01 March 2007
... corners of the globe. On this occasion she had returned to the United Kingdom to present a research paper at the international conference “The United States and Global Human Rights” held at Oxford University. The timing of the interview was made pertinent by this context and by the fact that it was almost...
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Meridians (2007) 7 (2): 117–141.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Laura Gillman Abstract This essay examines racial scripts as indicators of differentiated gender–race formations, expressed through a double-voiced discourse. White feminists deploy scripts to disaffiliate from a universalized gender but at the same time deny racial difference in order to maintain...
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Meridians (2007) 7 (2): 71–100.
Published: 01 March 2007
... with the mother despite the fact that the mother remains, at times, the cultural “Other.” It is a shared experience of rape and trauma that facilitates a means of understanding between mother and daughter and serves as a point of contact for the building of transnational feminist solidarity between women...
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Meridians (2008) 8 (2): 1–31.
Published: 01 March 2008
..., and racism. At the same time, we explore contradictions in the production of such subjectivities, thus underscoring ways in which capital and neoliberalism are incomplete formations, and reimagining the possibilities and limitations for representations of subjectivity in the context of neoliberal capitalism...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 250–270.
Published: 01 October 2020
... of the postbellum South, poor black women discerned and wrested an opportunity to covertly resist economic racism. Unable to attenuate or eradicate structural racism, black women treated racism as a weakness that, at times, made whites vulnerable to manipulation. As long as judges’ legal decisions left the white...
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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 (2022) 21 (1): 73–74.
Published: 01 April 2022
....” This phrase serves as the entry point for framing womanhood, specifically Black womanhood, as something extraordinary. In tribute, “Consort of the Spirits” guides readers on a journey through time and memory, depicting the tangible yet magical ways in which lineages of Black women have carried tools...
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Meridians (2022) 21 (2): 371–396.
Published: 01 October 2022
... of ciguapismo , a fundamentally paradoxical mode for understanding how women endure in times of personal grief, awareness of aging, and under the shadow of sexual violence. It is also a form of environmental reckoning centered on collective care. Whether set in the Caribbean or the U.S. Dominican diaspora...
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Meridians (2023) 22 (2): 399–407.
Published: 01 October 2023
...Rosetta Marantz Cohen; Doris H. Gray Abstract This interview with Doris H. Gray, author of Leaving the Shadow of Pain: A Cross-cultural Exploration of Truth, Trauma, Reconciliation, and Healing , explores the impact of political trauma across time, and the strategies for healing and justice...