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Meridians (2008) 8 (2): 95–115.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Grace Kyungwon Hong Abstract Taking as its point of departure an essay published in 1994 by renowned Black feminist Barbara Christian, this paper examines the U.S. university as a crucial site for contemporary transnational capital's management of race. The university adapts to the new demands...
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Meridians (2002) 3 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 September 2002
...Radhika Coomaraswamy Copyright © 2002 by Wesleyan University Press 2002 MERIDIANS LECTURE AreWomen's Rights Universal? Re-Engagingthe Local RADHIKA COOMARASWAMY LECTURE GIVEN AT THE 15TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE WOMEN'S STUDIES PROGRAM AT HARVARD UNIVERSITY HarvardUniversityM, arch2002 In 1947the...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (1): 25–48.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Tamara Beauboeuf-Lafontant Abstract In the opening decades of the twentieth century, Lucy Diggs Slowe charted new territory as the first African American dean of women. Serving in this administrative role for fifteen years at her alma mater, Howard University, Slowe introduced and shaped...
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Meridians (2007) 7 (2): 102–116.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Elizabeth Jacobs Abstract This interview between Professor Mary King and Elizabeth Jacobs took place at the Rothermere American Institute, Oxford University, during the course of 2004 and 2005. Mary King's work as Professor of Peace and Conflict Studies for the United Nations takes her to all...
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Published: 01 April 2020
Figure 1. Mary Turner , by Rachel Williams. Mary Turner Series. 2016. Linoleum Block Print on paper. Collection of Valdosta State University, Valdosta, Georgia. Figure 1. Mary Turner, by Rachel Williams. Mary Turner Series. 2016. Linoleum Block Print on paper. Collection of Valdosta State More
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Meridians (2018) 17 (1): 51–81.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Michael J. New Abstract Sarah Webster Fabio taught some of the earliest Black studies courses at Merritt College and the University of California, Berkeley, where founding members of the Black Panther Party and other activist organizations took her classes. In the mid-1960s she earned...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 295–320.
Published: 01 October 2020
... currently working in research universities across the United States. Building on the literature on linguistic discrimination and the theoretical framing of LangCrit, the authors exemplify instances of linguistic discrimination resulting from a member of the majority culture asserting their native speaker...
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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
... of oppression of the female body. This language of the body does not rely on essentialist parameters of “race” or of women's “nature.” On the contrary, by depicting rape as universal, non-culture–specific issue, Keller's novel sketches a mother–daughter relationship where the daughter finds a way to identify...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (2): 291–297.
Published: 01 October 2021
... that women are universally coerced into wearing this garment despite empirical research noting that women wear the niqab as an expression of faith. The treatment of niqab-wearing women requires close attention to the transnational routes of legalized anti-Muslim racism. cjwl-rfd@uottawa.ca Copyright ©...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (2): 370–395.
Published: 01 October 2021
...Amina Jamal Abstract In many Muslim-majority societies, including Pakistan, liberal progressive subjects who espouse feminism and gender equality do so through the language of universal human rights and political secularism. This brings them into conflict not only with anti-secular rightwing...
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Meridians (2010) 10 (2): 66–67.
Published: 01 March 2010
... PhDs and would create new fields. Lawrence S. Wittner traces Cook's half-century of peace activism from her undergraduate days at Hunter College and graduate work at Johns Hopkins University through her work as a peace historian to the blending of her interest in peace and feminism in more recent work...
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Meridians (2014) 12 (2): 123–141.
Published: 01 September 2014
... at the University at Albany, SUNY, celebrating the 100 th anniversary of Tubman's passing on March 10, 1913. In answering the panel's question, “What would Harriet do?,” they addressed the legacy of the famous legend, from how Tubman is remembered to how she is taught (or not taught) to how she might react...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (1): 30–49.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Sueli Carneiro; Regina Camargo Abstract This essay seeks to define the course of Brazilian black women's struggle within the national feminist movement. It questions the classic feminist perspective founded on a supposedly universal notion of woman that takes Western white women as its paradigm...
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Meridians (2016) 13 (2): 164–188.
Published: 01 March 2016
... of the global North even today. Such imperial feminist discourse on women in Egypt was blatant in Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's December 2011 announcement of the National Action Plan on Women, Peace, and Security at Georgetown University, as well as in the rhetoric of Laura Bush, Cherie Booth...
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Published: 01 October 2020
, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts. Figure 1. Muna Lee, “Report of Work Done by Committee on International Action of the National Woman’s Party, U.S.A., at Pan-American Conference on Behalf of Rights of Women,” February 21, 1928, p. 1. Doris Stevens Papers, MC 546, folder More
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Published: 01 October 2020
, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts. Figure 2. Muna Lee, “Report of Work Done by Committee on International Action of the National Woman’s Party, U.S.A., at Pan-American Conference on Behalf of Rights of Women,” February 21, 1928, p. 2. Doris Stevens Papers, MC 546, folder More
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Published: 01 October 2020
, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts. Figure 3. Muna Lee, “Report of Work Done by Committee on International Action of the National Woman’s Party, U.S.A., at Pan-American Conference on Behalf of Rights of Women,” February 21, 1928, p. 3. Doris Stevens Papers, MC 546, folder More
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Published: 01 October 2020
, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts. Figure 4. Muna Lee, “Report of Work Done by Committee on International Action of the National Woman’s Party, U.S.A., at Pan-American Conference on Behalf of Rights of Women,” February 21, 1928, p. 4. Doris Stevens Papers, MC 546, folder More
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Published: 01 October 2020
, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts. Figure 5. Muna Lee, “Report of Work Done by Committee on International Action of the National Woman’s Party, U.S.A., at Pan-American Conference on Behalf of Rights of Women,” February 21, 1928, p. 5. Doris Stevens Papers, MC 546, folder More