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Meridians (2019) 18 (1): 183–205.
Published: 01 April 2019
... undermined by its upholders’ own attempts to silence, control, and erase both the black and white breast. Milk becomes a liquid catalyst that enables an ever-slippery, ever-morphing creolization, the process that leads to the creation of an alternative space for the collection and projection of female voice...
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Meridians (2009) 9 (2): 63–65.
Published: 01 March 2009
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Meridians (2002) 2 (2): 98–99.
Published: 01 March 2002
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Meridians (2004) 5 (1): 69–91.
Published: 01 September 2004
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Meridians (2006) 7 (1): 191–213.
Published: 01 September 2006
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Meridians (2008) 8 (2): 126–165.
Published: 01 March 2008
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Meridians (2016) 13 (2): 79–98.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Ina C. Seethaler Abstract Jane Jeong Trenka's adoption memoir received harsh criticism for its negative stance against transnational adoption. Within a small yet growing group of life-writing works on transnational adoption, I see Trenka as an important voice in challenging the dominant cultural...
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Meridians (2016) 13 (2): 189–203.
Published: 01 March 2016
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Meridians (2010) 10 (2): 163–197.
Published: 01 March 2010
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Meridians (2008) 8 (1): 144–179.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Pavitra Sundar Abstract “ Meri Awaaz Suno : Women, Vocality, and Nation in Hindi Cinema” analyzes the theme sony of the Bollywood blockbuster Lagaan (2001) to understand how playback singers' voices become sites for the construction of national identity. Lata Mangeshkar monopolized female playback...
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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 (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 in the 2018...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 414–444.
Published: 01 October 2019
..., the work of Chela Sandoval is drawn on to argue that Coca practices an oppositional aesthetic that makes sensible the perspectives of subjects whose voices and bodies have been disparaged instead of valued within an uneven global capitalist system. Copyright © 2019 Smith College 2019 Claudia Coca...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 482–507.
Published: 01 October 2019
... in Arabic and English from participants’ narratives to describe how giving nuance to multiple forms of expression is key to a feminist practice of translation. Third, the authors describe how this approach opens their project to involve a range of participatory-action activities driven by the voices...
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Meridians (2008) 8 (1): 130–143.
Published: 01 September 2008
... of bodies and voices—through their public performances. In the tourist zones the classificatory eye looks upon a sanitized space, producing, in concert with the ear, ordered visual and aural landscapes evocative of the “authentic” Cuba. I suggest that sound can make visible spatial practice. Las Krudas...
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Meridians (2009) 9 (1): 83–112.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Lourdes Torres Abstract While in the last decades there has been a proliferation of writings by Latina lesbians who theorize issues of intersectionality, missing still are the voices and analyses of Puerto Rican lesbians who articulate the specificity of Puerto Rican sexual, racial, national...
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Meridians (2011) 11 (1): 91–97.
Published: 01 September 2011
... in various genres that they thought best captured their voices, their feelings. Thus, the words recounted here are in the form of personal essays, poems, photographs, and even a piece of fiction. Given Haiti's place in the global racial imaginary, and since we are all only too aware of its historical...
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Meridians (2014) 12 (1): 1–30.
Published: 01 March 2014
..., these feminisms share two “Third World feminist” mandates: First, feminist analyses of Third World women's oppression and resistance should be historically situated; and second, Third World women's agency and voices should be respected. Despite these shared mandates, they have diverged in their proper domains...
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Meridians (2014) 12 (1): 121–148.
Published: 01 March 2014
...: this section of the novel underwent more revision than any other and is the sole portion of the drafts to be published as a narrative unto itself. This essay explains how the expurgated chapter reveals how voice, agency, and memory affect Invisible Man's physical and psychological ascent and confirms Ellison's...
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Meridians (2014) 12 (1): 36–57.
Published: 01 March 2014
... know Clifton's work well also note key elements of her poetic voice in which she honors the everyday mysticism of African American experience, a firm claim to agency and creativity in the face of terror, and an insistence on telling the truths of history—the joyful truths as well as the hidden...