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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...
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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 (2005) 5 (2): 57–82.
Published: 01 March 2005
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Meridians (2008) 8 (2): 1–31.
Published: 01 March 2008
... with transnational and critical race feminisms in this way illuminates not only the operations of chick lit and the middle-class neoliberal subjects it produces, but also interrogates the ways in which hegemonic feminisms in the U.S. (as exemplified by chick-lit criticism) continue to disregard such questions. We...
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Meridians (2001) 2 (1): 158–175.
Published: 01 September 2001
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Meridians (2016) 13 (2): 99–122.
Published: 01 March 2016
.... These approaches appeal to her because they allow her to transcend the bounds of her physical body, but she soon finds these experiences limiting in other ways. Intervening in discourses about the liberating potentials of cyber- and Buddhist feminisms, Ozeki's novel explores how experiences of disembodiment...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (1): 114–141.
Published: 01 September 2018
... of socialist/postsocialist transnational feminisms to global and historical racial formations wherein Western racial sciences, colonial technologies, Marxist-Leninist imaginations, and socialist state policies intertwined to produce socialist women belonging to privileged ethnic majorities attached to racial...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 484–507.
Published: 01 December 2020
... feminist work that cuts across imperial feminist practices. Copyright © 2016 Smith College 2016 transnational feminism imperialist feminism Muslim women social and visual media social movements In June 1985 the cover of the National Geographic featured the photograph of “The Afghan Girl...
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Meridians (2004) 4 (2): 102–108.
Published: 01 March 2004
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Meridians (2016) 13 (2): 164–188.
Published: 01 March 2016
..., and Condoleezza Rice on the War on Terror and Afghan and Iraqi women. In contrast, this article draws on the photographic counter-narratives, like “the girl in the blue bra,” that transnational feminists circulated through social media during the people's uprising in Egypt beginning in 2011 to evoke powerful...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 335–357.
Published: 01 October 2019
...Maile Arvin Abstract How can we enact meaningful forms of solidarity across Indigenous and non-Indigenous communities? This essay, which focuses specifically on the context of settler colonialism in Hawaiʻi, examines existing or potential alliances between Indigenous feminisms and transnational...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 261–277.
Published: 01 October 2019
... for women fighting imperialism within aggressor nations. This transnational feminism supported an explicitly pro-socialist vision for the future. Copyright © 2019 Smith College 2019 anticolonialism decolonization transnational feminism Afro-Asian solidarity peasant women Colonialism...
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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 (2009) 9 (2): 66–99.
Published: 01 March 2009
... of motives.” This article provides a contextualized study of the global spread of the feminist anti-violence against women cause from a local perspective, suggesting that the “global and the “local,” in the field of transnational feminism, should be treated more attentively as an interactive nexus rather...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 304–331.
Published: 01 October 2019
... of these antimilitarism campaigns for the study of transnational feminisms as well as Asian American and Pacific Islander studies. First, the protests of Mink and Native Hawaiian activists against U.S. militarism in the Pacific represented gendered critiques of U.S. empire, although in different ways. Second, Mink’s...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 253–260.
Published: 01 October 2019
... of “transnational feminism” as it has been defined and institutionalized in the academy in the 1990s conjured frameworks and definitions that were ill-suited to contain the scope of our inquiries. Many of the questions we asked individually and collectively—How did transnational feminism relate to women of color...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 249–252.
Published: 01 October 2019
..., and Susan Van Dyne decided to establish Meridians: feminism, race, transnationalism at Smith College. They did so in order to center knowledges produced by and about women of color who critically integrated and interrogated feminist, racial, and transnational concerns. Serendipitously, Ruth Simmons, who...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 415–431.
Published: 01 November 2018
... mean. While I am aware of some of the lively, extensive debates around the notions and practices of nationalism, nation, third world feminism, and transnational feminism beyond the terrain of “the West” (Herr 2014 ), Aniko Imre’s ( 2008 , 255) definition of nationalism lies closest to my own...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (1): 151–173.
Published: 01 April 2021
... as the primary vehicle for reconstructing this circulation of women’s history. I weave Bangladeshi feminist director Shameem Akhtar’s film, Itihaash konna ( Daughters of History , 1999) with women of color theories of friendship politics and transnational film feminism to further a discussion on solidarity...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 131–138.
Published: 01 December 2020
... published in Meridians vol. 2, no. 2, 2002. Copyright © 2002 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...