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Meridians (2008) 8 (2): 1–31.
Published: 01 March 2008
... women of color subgenre, this essay steps away from the framework of postfeminism that so dominates academic and popular discussions of chick lit, and instead uses critical race and transnational feminist critique to foreground questions of race, nation, empire, and political economy. Beginning...
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Meridians (2009) 9 (1): 114–139.
Published: 01 September 2009
...-telling from all over the world. This transnational network of resistance extends in Cliffs novel from the Caribbean to the Pacific to Sephardic passageways; her character bears witness to events from the Spanish Inquisition to the Civil Rights era in the U.S., a temporal span that Cliff achieves through...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 471–479.
Published: 01 October 2019
... to formulate their own manifesto and ultimately adopt the Charter of Feminist Principles for African Feminists, which was first published in 2007 simultaneously in English and French. This paper reviews both statements and acknowledges their critical contributions to the evolution of Transnational Feminisms...
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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...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 1–12.
Published: 01 December 2020
... Jennifer . 2002 . “ Transnational Feminist Practices against War .” Meridians: feminism, race, transnationalism 2 , no. 2 : 302 – 8 . Bailey Moya . 2010 . “ They Aren’t Talking About Me . . . ” Crunk Feminist Collective , March 14. www.crunkfeministcollective.com/2010/03/14/they-arent...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 131–138.
Published: 01 December 2020
... Wesleyan University Press, now published by Duke University Press on behalf of Smith College 2002 transnational feminisms 9-11 War on Terror postcolonial state violence As feminist theorists of transnational and postmodern cultural formations, we believe that it is crucial to seek non...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 363–388.
Published: 01 December 2020
... of Cosmopolitan and skin-tanning products in the American version of Cosmopolitan, the author points out the construction of “cosmopolitan whiteness.” Whiteness is not simply racialized or nationalized as such, but transnationalized. Whiteness is represented as “cosmopolitanness,” embodying transnational mobility...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 484–507.
Published: 01 December 2020
... about Muslim women have also marked the rhetoric of Hillary Clinton, Laura Bush, Cherie Booth, and Condoleezza Rice. In contrast, this article draws on various photographic counter-narratives, among them “the girl in the blue bra,” that transnational feminists circulated through social media during...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 394–413.
Published: 01 October 2019
...Denisse D. Velázquez Copyright © 2019 Smith College 2019 transnational feminism Central American women Latin America U.S. intervention In the spring of 1981, public opinion polls revealed that a vast majority of North Americans overwhelmingly opposed the Reagan administration’s...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (2): 291–297.
Published: 01 October 2021
...) a transnational proliferation of racist methods of regulating Muslim women’s dress occurs through law; (2) they have been initiated by politicians to protect majoritarian values; (3) justifications for bans are based on specious logic; and (4) some are defended using gender equality on the erroneous assumption...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (2): 340–369.
Published: 01 October 2021
... that their “Muslimness” overshadows all other aspects of their lives. This essay also provides broader historical and geographical context against which to understand current forms of imperial and colonial feminism as well as transnational solidarities and networks. Specifically, it contributes to the emerging...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (2): 261–270.
Published: 01 October 2021
... as transnational, proliferating, and linked to other racisms and projects of rule. Three key questions are addressed: How do we understand global circuits of power as they travel and shape local contexts in which anti-Muslim racism operates, including contexts in which Muslims are the majority? How is global anti...
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Meridians (2023) 22 (2): 267–296.
Published: 01 October 2023
... and political concept, with significant consequences for transnational feminist solidarity. This article explores, as a case in point, the emergence of a “Black Turk” identity in millennial Turkey where pious Muslim identity, once marginalized under a secularist state, has reasserted itself by deploying...
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Meridians (2023) 22 (2): 240–266.
Published: 01 October 2023
...Devaleena Das Abstract Examining the critical genealogy of transnational feminism, this essay proposes a feminist theoretical model called quilted epistemology derived from the Black feminist art of quilting. Aiming to strengthen transnational feminism, quilted epistemology intends to resolve some...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (1): 127–150.
Published: 01 April 2021
..., the author traces the contours of an affective triangle between three mutually constituting emotional points: pleasure, shame, and disgust. Copyright © 2021 Smith College 2021 dance gender ethnography Telugu cinema transnational feminist praxis One might say that feminist ethnography emerges...
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Meridians (2010) 10 (1): 54–76.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Ariana Vigil Abstract Relying on feminist theory concerning difference, identity, gender, and solidarity, “Transnational Community in Demetria Martínez's Mother Tongue ” reads Martínez's 1994 novel through a transnational feminist lens. I point out that Mother Tongue complicates identification...
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Meridians (2010) 10 (1): v–vii.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Paula J. Giddings Copyright © 2010 by Smith College 2010 PAULA J. GIDDINGS Introduction TransnationaTlrans(formations) One of the missions of Meridianiss to hold up a mirror to reflect the workings ofidentity as they shape and are shaped by transnational contexts. For this issue...
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Meridians (2010) 10 (2): 15–41.
Published: 01 March 2010
... is represented as “cosmopolitanness,” embodying transnational mobility. Copyright © 2010 by Smith College 2010 L. AYU SARASWATI CosmopolitaWnhiteness: TheEffectas ndAffectsof Skin-WhiteninB Advertisemenitns aTransnationaWl omen's MaBazinienIndonesia Abstract Previous cholarshiponthe immensepopularityofskin...
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Meridians (2013) 11 (2): 29–59.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Vanita Reddy Abstract This essay examines Indian American writer Jhumpa Lahiri's literary engagements with cosmopolitan Indian beauty and style in her short stories “Sexy” and “Interpreter of Maladies” (2003). It situates these engagements as part of a transnational beauty assemblage...
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Meridians (2014) 12 (1): 1–30.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Ranjoo Seodu Herr Abstract Third World and transnational feminisms have emerged in opposition to white second-wave feminists' single-pronged analyses of gender oppression that elided Third World women's multiple and complex oppressions in their various social locations. Consequently...