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Meridians (1 September 2010) 10 (1): 77–80.
Published: 01 September 2010
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Meridians (1 March 2009) 9 (2): 100–101.
Published: 01 March 2009
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Meridians (1 March 2006) 6 (2): 117–149.
Published: 01 March 2006
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Meridians (1 September 2002) 3 (1): 201–208.
Published: 01 September 2002
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Meridians (1 September 2018) 17 (1): 150–162.
Published: 01 September 2018
... Journey along the Atlantic Slave Route (2007) and her essay “Venus in Two Acts” (2008). These are arguably two of the most influential works of scholarship in African American feminist studies of the past decade. Hartman’s attempt to use the archive to rescue those lost within, particularly girls and...
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Meridians (1 November 2018) 17 (2): 279–295.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Ntokozo Yingwana Abstract What does it mean to be an African sex worker feminist? In answering this question this essay draws from two qualitative studies with two African sex worker groups in 2014 and 2015—the South African movement of sex workers called Sisonke, and the African Sex Worker...
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Meridians (1 March 2009) 9 (2): 31–62.
Published: 01 March 2009
... are the state's response to sexual violence against children and women. Part one offers a brief and queer history of sex offender registries in the United States and their growth in the last two decades, the available data on who assaults children and women. Part one will also use existing research to...
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Meridians (1 March 2007) 7 (2): 1–21.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Beauty Bragg; Pancho McFarland Abstract The discourse on gender and sexuality in rap music is dominated by the pornographic. Women of color contending with demeaning pornographic images have entered the discourse though many routes. JV and Ms. Sancha exemplify the two predominant approaches to...
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Meridians (1 March 2008) 8 (2): 95–115.
Published: 01 March 2008
... globalized economy in at least two distinct but related ways. One is certainly in relation to issues of demography and access; in the deindustrializing economy of the United States, the university is complicit in the maintenance of wealth and resource inequities in a variety of ways. Thus, the question of...
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Meridians (1 September 2018) 17 (1): 25–48.
Published: 01 September 2018
... focus on Black masculinity and white femininity, respectively. This paper examines how Slowe’s advocacy of Black women operated on two intertwined principles: the universal right to grow into one’s potential and the obligation of each person to contribute her talent to social amelioration. Given her...
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Meridians (1 September 2018) 17 (1): 107–130.
Published: 01 September 2018
... perpetuate a tradition of colonial literature that establishes Martinican women of color, like the island itself, as both sexually available to the colonizer and resigned to exploitation and abandonment. Through an analysis of two French West Indian women writers—Mayotte Capécia and Suzanne Césaire, both...
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Meridians (1 November 2018) 17 (2): 309–324.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Abosede George Abstract This essay discusses girl-saving campaigns in Nigerian history, focusing on the two that have been most extensively documented: the girl hawker project of the early twentieth century, which climaxed with the 1943 passage of the first hawking ban in Nigeria, and the...
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Meridians (1 November 2018) 17 (2): 233–245.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Abena P. A. Busia Abstract This essay is a reflection of the monumental Women Writing Africa project by one of the project’s three editors. Over the course of two decades, the project published four volumes documenting the history of literary expression by African women throughout the continent...
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Meridians (1 November 2018) 17 (2): 361–375.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Selina Makana Abstract This essay reflects upon both the predicaments and the promises of feminist ethnography in contemporary Africa from the position of an African feminist researcher. Two key questions guide the analysis: What are productive ways to respond to feminist critiques of representing...
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Meridians (1 November 2018) 17 (2): 376–381.
Published: 01 November 2018
... to the civil war. The male-dominated ZANU PF has stayed in power because they consolidated power around Mugabe’s leadership. However, as the aging Mugabe became frail and his fifty-two-year-old energetic wife found her political voice, ZANU PF became deeply fractured and was facing electoral defeat...
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Meridians (1 December 2016) 15 (1): 7–39.
Published: 01 December 2016
... implementing feminist pedagogies and practices, the authors trace the trajectory of two young women of color in their classrooms who, as a result of reading hooks, employ a range of literacies—including blogging, public speaking, and campus activism—to participate in movement building within intersectional...
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Meridians (1 December 2016) 15 (1): 218–242.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Bonnie J. Williams-Farrier Abstract Code-switching and code-meshing pedagogies, though they are two vastly different approaches, do not consider that some features of African American Verbal Tradition (AVT) are and/or have become rhetorically effective mainstream communication structures in...
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Meridians (1 March 2017) 15 (2): 307–329.
Published: 01 March 2017
.... Through her short story, Adichie enacts the dual-sex system that scholars argue is at the basis of Igbo societies: Adichie does this by telling the story from the perspective of her female protagonists. In the process, Adichie makes two points: firstly, there is not a single story about the Igbo past...
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Meridians (1 September 2015) 13 (1): 157–185.
Published: 01 September 2015
... sheds light on some key issues within the complex web of tribe and state politics in India. These two discourses co-constitute each other and transform Shalini's death from pertaining to (gendered) violence to eventually being dismissed as an accident. Thus, violence (against adivasi women) becomes the...
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Meridians (1 September 2015) 13 (1): 26–52.
Published: 01 September 2015
... altering their original presentation. In interpreting this controversy, I forward an original reading of some aspects of Weems's series while commenting on the fact of the controversy in contemporary criticism. I focus my inquiry on the juxtaposition of two figures in the series, photographs that Weems has...