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Published: 01 December 2020
Figure 2. The Virgin of Guadalupe . More
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 169–195.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Figure 2. The Virgin of Guadalupe . ...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (1): 14–16.
Published: 01 April 2019
... to be modern. How can you be a Muslim feminist when you’re a virgin lying about sex to your friends? For months you forget, then in the middle of class shame jolts through every vein in your body, driving the breath from you. This becomes such a pattern, you realize the aftermath of hurt is its own...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (1): 244–246.
Published: 01 April 2019
... not to ask for things, not even to want them. Even desire was pared from us. virgin Muslim Thelma and Louise apartheid existence Copyright © 2019 Gabeba Baderoon 2019 ...
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Meridians (2004) 5 (1): 201–224.
Published: 01 September 2004
...Luz Calvo Copyright © 2004 by Smith College 2004 LUZ CALVO Artcomes fortheArchbishop TheSemioticosfContemporaCryhicana FeminismandtheWorkofAlmaLopez The Virgin of Guadalupe is omnipresent in Chicano/a visual space. She is painted on car windows, tattooed on shoulders or backs, emblazoned...
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Meridians (2023) 22 (2): 410–439.
Published: 01 October 2023
... touches a girl, she is broken, and no one would want her.” This proverb is passed down through generations of Afghan women. In particular, mothers and grandmothers are seen as responsible for ensuring that their daughters remain virgins until the night of the wedding (Kargar 2012 ). Researchers...
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Meridians (2023) 22 (1): 229–230.
Published: 01 April 2023
... colonial history in 1878. Fifty plantations and most of the town of Frederiksted in St. Croix were burned in protest of slavery-like conditions. I Am Queen Mary is a transnational public art project created by La Vaughn Belle of the U.S. Virgin Islands and Jeannette Ehlers of Denmark—two artists...
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Meridians (2004) 4 (2): 261–266.
Published: 01 March 2004
... into silence. Yearslater, as a queen, she calls out to her father at a banquet, his eyes still sealed shut. III. The story outlives the woman, lives her life for her, takes away the necessity of her life. Jun.9-shin-daealso left home, were carried across the sea as virgin offerings. Those who could return...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (1): 17–40.
Published: 01 April 2019
...: business over nation) are underhanded. With nowhere else to turn, Doña María makes her way to the Basilica of Guadalupe to find solace. Inside the basilica, Doña María walks toward the front of the altar, lights a candle, and prays in front of the Virgin of Guadalupe’s likeness. Doña María then exits...
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Meridians (2016) 13 (2): 148–163.
Published: 01 March 2016
... they are single or married. The presentation of a non-virginal woman to a man is an insult to the woman's family, as well as to the future husband and the whole working community, who are devout Catholics. In the text, this male violation of respect is one of the principal reasons for the successful transition...
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Meridians (2014) 12 (1): 208–226.
Published: 01 March 2014
... about gender, race, and nation. In the 2007 movie Trade(Kreuzpaintner 2007), after a thirteen-year-old Mexican virgin is kidnapped into sexual slavery, her seventeen-year-old brother attempts to rescue her with the help of a white, middle-aged, Texas cop and father figure, who lost his own daughter...
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Meridians (2004) 5 (1): 157–200.
Published: 01 September 2004
... Chinese women's bodies, especially respectable virgins', represents these men's desperate attempts to resolve the crisis of their masculinity. For Chia-kang, reasserting his male power is particularly pressing, as marrying a woman, particularly a virgin, remains the only way to rescue his masculinity...
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Meridians (2023) 22 (1): 146–168.
Published: 01 April 2023
... the capacity for rape only in the context of whiteness—the “ruffian rape of virgin pure”—where the Black woman on board is described as “wanton slave-girl, vile, obscure”; Camões 1880 : 378–79). Beyer’s ultimate conclusion, fictive or not, resists the commitments and accountability of naming this as rape...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 279–295.
Published: 01 November 2018
... in many African cultures. Frieda, a member of AWAKE! , recounts the ritual of virginity testing in Xhosa culture to illustrate this point: “I remember when I was a virgin we used to go fetch water from the river. And if you were a maiden at that time you walked around bare-breasted and just wore a cloth...
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Meridians (2009) 9 (1): 113.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Daníel R. Martínez Copyright © 2009 by Smith College 2009 DANiEL R. MARTf NEZ ShamedAn.9els On the dead-end corner of my street, payback and payday are one-and-the-same. At the house on the corner there is a cement virgin nested in an upright bathtub half-sunk in the ground; there is also...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (1): 1–7.
Published: 01 April 2019
....” In it, Baderoon presents a Moroccan speaker whose parents offer divergent maps for a sexual coming of age. The “law of the mother” calls for lovers who are “gentle with each other and take [their] time” nudging aside, rather than breaking, the membrane that stands between virginity and experience, much...
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Meridians (2008) 8 (1): 293–321.
Published: 01 September 2008
..., one that porn companies promote. They represent the girl next door, the girl most likely "not to do it." Atoosa Rubenstein, editor in chief of Seventeenmagazine says, "All of our pop stars look like porn stars. However, they're all virgins" (Rosenbloom 2006). Britney Spears was quoted as saying, "look...
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Meridians (2000) 1 (1): 157–178.
Published: 01 September 2000
... into the literary record of American exploration. "The country is virtually unmapped and unexplored, and there still waves the virgin forest of the New World," Thoreau wrote, in closing his account of the exploration of Ktaadn (TheMaineWoods,III). The areas beyond the roads and highways of Maine constitute for him...
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Meridians (2022) 21 (2): 302–306.
Published: 01 October 2022
... mother tongue, olive wood rosaries, copper dowsing rods, bronze egg-shaped agimat, what languages must I relearn, what sacred songs what incantations shall I pull from deep memory into the light; I pray, please help me find my mother. I hold to my heart my silvered amulets, virgin martyr...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (1): 157–160.
Published: 01 September 2018
... be theirs. Our virgin forests will be paved for ecotourists looking for an adventure. Our generations of cultural practices are here to serve your hotel's Friday night lu'au. Let our gargantuan tattooed men impress you with their circensian fire-dancing feats. Let them beat and rattle against...