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Meridians (2010) 10 (1): 81–110.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Jessica Labbé Abstract “‘Too high a price’: The ‘Terrible Honesty’ of Black Women's Work in Quicksand ” assumes a New Historical lens to understand the novel through its historical context and, inversely, to reveal a new knowledge of history and culture through Larsen's writing. The author argues...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (1): 127–150.
Published: 01 April 2021
... of a zamīndār ’s assistant—a man whose immoral character is represented by his evil moustache and European art of naked women displayed above liquor. The protagonist in the film is a common farmer—a poor, but honorable man whose daughter, Seeta (played by a young Suryakumari), is dressed in cotton, a stark...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 296–308.
Published: 01 November 2018
...: World Conference to Review and Appraise the Achievements of the United Nations Decade for Women: Equality, Development and Peace, Nairobi, Kenya, July 15–26, 1985 .” Plymouth, England : New International Publications . Walker Anne S. 2004 . “ The International Women’s Tribune Centre...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (1): 184–204.
Published: 01 September 2018
... similarly move through her husband’s betrayal. 3 One must mention Jean Toomer’s Cane ( 1923 ) as a predecessor for writing on black women’s interior lives. Additionally, analyses of Lemonade’ s performance of quietude alongside Toni Morrison’s fiction or Julie Dash’s film Daughters of the Dust...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 340–362.
Published: 01 December 2020
... of the George Washington University Law School, the Harvard School of Public Health, and the Department of Women’s Studies at San Diego State University. A version of this paper was presented at the 2008 Feminism(s) and Rhetoric(s) conference. The project was partially funded by a fellowship from the American...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 508–512.
Published: 01 December 2020
... Medeiros, provide just a glimpse, and, we hope, a poignant one, into the multiplicity of expressions of Afro-Brazilian women’s activism that came into dialogue through this unparalleled process. The Marcha’ s success in reaching tens of thousands of Black women and their allies throughout Brazil...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (1): 82–96.
Published: 01 September 2018
... femininity and black feminine self-expression. In particular, many heterosexual black women police others around their representations of sexuality. Often well-intentioned, they may generously alert another of her hair(cut) as a less than sexually desirable aesthetic choice, serving as a male repellant...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (1): 53–83.
Published: 01 April 2021
.... This essay examines the importance of women’s poetry as a gendered documentation of conflict, a peace narrative, a poet’s reading of history, and a site of memory. Can poetry express the particularized “sorrow of women” (Mamang Dai) without sentimentality and concession? How do these poetic contestations...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 482–507.
Published: 01 October 2019
..., it may have established further rapport between the women, as we saw in some interviews, where both participant and interviewer would later share a good-humored, private giggle in homosocial space. To wit, we noticed that the physical space where the interview was conducted influenced the content...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 255–278.
Published: 01 December 2020
... by one fan in the wake of the performance “the most intriguing and wistful cover tune since Johnny Cash covered Nine Inch Nails’ ‘Hurt,’” Blige’s Shelter from the Storm version of U2’s “One” is perhaps the most insurgent political work of a Black female pop singer since Nina Simone’s “Four Women...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (1): 206–226.
Published: 01 April 2019
..., the archive of women’s grief is outside official and institutional socialities and beneath the codified language of the state, the family, the school, and the media. Disappearance, as Moten ( 2017 ) asserts, is not absence. If I excavate my m other ’ s grief, what archive do I find? What forms of unlearning...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 32–64.
Published: 01 April 2020
... and young women into the movement in the first place. Moody took every opportunity to remake her identity on her own terms, and school presented itself as an alternate space from the family for her to develop an autonomous sense of self. Her name is a case in point and an important marker...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (1): 107–130.
Published: 01 September 2018
...: Écrits de dissidence, 1941–1945 . Paris : Seuil . Condé Maryse . 1998 . “ Unheard Voice: Suzanne Césaire and the Construct of a Caribbean Identity .” In Winds of Change: The Transforming Voices of Caribbean Women Writers and Scholars , edited by Newson Adele S. and Strong-Leek...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (1): 151–173.
Published: 01 April 2021
...%B0%E0%A6%93-%E0%A6%AA%E0%A6%BE%E0%A6%AA%E0%A7%87%E0%A6%B0-%E0%A6%AB%E0%A6%B8%E0%A6%B2-%E0%A6%A8%E0%A6%BE%E2%80%99%3E . McWilliams S. E. 2009 . “ Intervening in Trauma: Bodies, Violence, and Interpretive Possibilities in Vyvyane Loh’s Breaking the Tongue .” Tulsa Studies in Women’s...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 85–106.
Published: 01 April 2020
...Lauren E. Shoemaker Abstract Literature by women of the third world is capable of expressing emergent feelings attached to objects and everyday activities, which reveal underlying economic processes. One such activity that inspires diverging feelings, the Caribbean vacation, reveals a continued...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (1): 229–245.
Published: 01 April 2021
... underwear, fake Doc Martens—K and S stepped out of their dressing rooms mid-transformation. The three of us, like apprentice witches, stood in a semi-circle near the cauldron of the three-way mirror. You guys look ridiculous , Geneva’s friend said, missing the point. My gut felt like I’d drunk...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 484–507.
Published: 01 December 2020
... . Hesford Wendy S. , and Kozol Wendy . 2005 . “ Introduction .” In Just Advocacy?: Women’s Human Rights, Transnational Feminisms, and the Politics of Representation , edited by Hesford Wendy S. and Kozol Wendy . New Brunswick, NJ : Rutgers University Press . Jadaliyya Reports...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (1): 51–81.
Published: 01 September 2018
... on the “complementarity” of strictly traditional gender roles. At the height of Black nationalism, Baraka ( 1984 , 300–301) admits, “our contradictions were deep and frequently abrasive”: “The women in those 60’s and early 70’s black nationalist organizations (and even, I’m told, those further to the left) had to put up...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (1): 227–243.
Published: 01 April 2019
... of whose experiences predated the women’s liberation movement of the 1960s and 1970s. This is a key if overlooked facet of Collins’s othermothers concept. Her black feminist canonical essay, similar to Richards’s ( 2008 ) collection, serves as context for the ideas expressed in Baby Love , both...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (1): 90–126.
Published: 01 April 2021
...Sreyoshi Sarkar Abstract Women living in the South Asian conflict zone of Kashmir have been represented by mainstream media and film as mainly victims of the Indian state power’s political and sexual violence, as protestors who are supporting their men’s insurgency in Kashmir, or as aligned...
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