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Meridians (2013) 11 (2): 212–237.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Sheila Lloyd Abstract This essay examines three African-American feminist texts—Elizabeth Alexander's “The Venus Hottentot,” Barbara Chase-Riboud's Hottentot Venus , and Suzan-Lori Parks's Venus . In their nuanced critiques of the sovereign power of neoliberalism as both a sociopolitical and a...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (2): 118–129.
Published: 01 September 2016
... race, ethnicity, gender and sexuality. We embrace previous contributions made in the Americas and develop new venues for Black feminist mobilization and research. We find that an Afrodiasporic Feminist Conspiracy that impacts the production of knowledge, the creation of public policies, the...
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Meridians (2008) 8 (1): 261–292.
Published: 01 September 2008
... black (post)modern desires, as well as the potential to think through historical echoes of the current controversies and debates around exactly what constitutes “appropriate” black sexuality. Even as it offers a venue for acts of self-representation, pleasure, and exchange, hip-hop porn's brand of...
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Meridians (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 (2020) 19 (S1): 508–512.
Published: 01 December 2020
... wherever they were situated, no matter where they worked and wherever they were active, in whatever ways, forms, and venues they were organizing for racial, gender, and social justice. (Group interview with Black feminist organizers of the Marcha , Salvador, Bahia, 11 May 2014.) 3 The cover to...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 13–21.
Published: 01 December 2020
... legitimacy of the work being contributed. At the same time I also was acutely aware, from my days as an Associate Dean of the Faculty at Princeton, how important the issue of venue was, especially for scholarly work by people who were interested in issues of race, identity, and gender. As early as my...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 239–249.
Published: 01 October 2020
... my gown herself, down to the skirt hoop; she slowly purchased and stockpiled the makings of a meal for fifty guests; she searched and searched until she found a venue that would not only be appropriate and affordable, but would let her pay their nominal fee over time; she recruited my aunts to help...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 445–456.
Published: 01 October 2019
... Undercommons: Fugitive Planning and Black Study . Wivenhoe, UK : Minor Compositions . Hartman Saidiya . 2008 . “ Venus in Two Acts .” Small Axe , no. 26 : 1 – 14 . King Rosamond S. 2011 . “ New Citizens, New Sexualities—Nineteenth Century Jamettes .” In Sex and the Citizen...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 1–12.
Published: 01 December 2020
... thank them collectively for their generous service. Given the entrenched nature of the “publish or perish” tenure norm, in being a venue that recognizes and supports the expertise of both the reviewer and the author of works attending to feminism, race, and transnationalism, with the generous...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 219–231.
Published: 01 November 2018
.... In an effort to highlight the rich diversity that is African feminisms, we have also sponsored a series of public lectures, panel discussions, and film screenings. These events nurture our local community and also provide African feminist scholars and activists with a venue in which they can share...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (1): 82–96.
Published: 01 September 2018
... black women live. Bartman, known in exhibition and racial science as the “Hottentot Venus,” was a South African woman coerced by an English doctor to participate in a traveling exhibit in the early nineteenth century. Showcased as a curiosity because of her large buttocks and extended labia, Bartman...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (1): 51–81.
Published: 01 September 2018
... Black Power Movement. And the venues where she published her poetry illustrate the importance of literary magazines as nodes in the expanding network of Black Arts institutions. Publications like Negro Digest/Black World as well as the editors and publishers Hoyt Fuller, Dudley Randall, and Haki...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 69–86.
Published: 01 December 2020
... from the usual venues for large protests. In this period, the large Chicago churches like Bethel, Quinn, and Institutional were loathe to permit protest meetings held by insurgents, and especially Wells-Barnett. One hundred-fifty suspected mob leaders were arrested, including Kate Howard, one of...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 363–388.
Published: 01 December 2020
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Meridians (2019) 18 (1): 206–226.
Published: 01 April 2019
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 338–358.
Published: 01 November 2018
... chased the attendees of an Indigenous People of Biafra women’s conference from the stadium they were using as a venue. A nineteen-minute video circulated on YouTube depicting the ensuing protest as women disrobed to the waist or completely, marching to the house of a chief in the Abiriba community in...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 32–64.
Published: 01 April 2020
... too intoxicating for Moody to pass up. Moody, the adult author, uses symbolically rich blocking in her depiction of scenes with Mrs. Burke and her son to communicate the radical revisioning of racial politics that played out in this domestic venue. Most notably, when Mrs. Burke first broaches the...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 107–135.
Published: 01 April 2020
... of South Asia. Ali commented on the importance of such collaboration: Chief Downing is great. We work closely on our programs and LAPD secured an expensive venue for the fashion show. Law enforcement must be doing something right because they have kept us safe since 9/11. This is why we need to...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (1): 63–93.
Published: 01 April 2019
... young women in nightclubs and vaudeville venues is set against the rising tide of fascism in Europe. A playbill for the troupe’s appearance at a theater in Germany is included in the early pages as a souvenir of a successful international booking (7). Fleming uses the same playbill in this new...