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Meridians (1 March 2014) 12 (1): 227–233.
Published: 01 March 2014
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Meridians (1 November 2018) 17 (2): 279–295.
Published: 01 November 2018
... feminist , and then collectively discussed these in relation to each other and the social dimensions they occupy. Even though these three identities may seem incongruent, in certain embodiments they actually inform each other. The aim of this work is for all feminists to recognize each other as comrades in...
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Meridians (1 September 2015) 13 (1): 53–77.
Published: 01 September 2015
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Meridians (1 September 2010) 10 (1): 111–136.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Ayaka Yoshimizu Abstract This article examines “Hello, War Brides,” a series of short, auto/biographical essays authored by two Japanese war brides from the state of Washington. I view this text as a product of collaborative “memory work.” Based on a textual analysis of its narratives and form, I...
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Meridians (1 September 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 (1 September 2004) 5 (1): 201–224.
Published: 01 September 2004
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Meridians (1 March 2017) 15 (2): 412–434.
Published: 01 March 2017
... (1993). Attending to them is especially important because those who are unable to physically travel or migrate for work—those left behind—have often been women. In the interest of establishing additional avenues for recognizing women’s voices, the present essay examines international engagement that...
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Meridians (1 September 2009) 9 (1): 31–60.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Yu Shi Abstract Based on ethnographic fieldwork in the San Francisco Bay area, this study traces the emergence of a Chinese immigrant working-class patriarchy that is enabled by the articulation of “traditional” Chinesefemininity with new or reinvented gendered expectations in immigrant settings. I...
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Meridians (1 March 2006) 6 (2): 54–77.
Published: 01 March 2006
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Published: 01 April 2019
Figure 44. Dorothy Height, circa 1950. In the 1930s Height (1912–2010) worked for the Harlem Branch of the YWCA, a center of intellectual and political life for black women activists. She joined the national YWCA staff in 1944 with responsibility for interracial education and became the first More
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Meridians (1 March 2010) 10 (2): 66–67.
Published: 01 March 2010
... Abstract At the American Historical Association's 2010 meeting in San Diego, CA, historians honored the multifaceted life and work of Blanche Wiesen Cook. Jane S. De Hart examines the circumstances and choices that shaped Cook and the generation of young women historians who came of age as young...
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Meridians (1 September 2018) 16 (1): 50–76.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Régine Michelle Jean-Charles Abstract This essay offers a metacritical reading of the discourses surrounding Haitian author Marie Chauvet (1916–1973). I argue that paying attention to the naming (how she is described), claiming (how scholars and authors define their investment in her work), and...
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Meridians (1 December 2016) 15 (1): 245–268.
Published: 01 December 2016
... structures and practices. Drawing heavily upon the work of Patricia Hill Collins, this article defines and explains black feminist critical pedagogy arguing that it is a critical knowledge project that generates knowledge and creates theories that allow for analysis, critique, and evaluation of how black...
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Meridians (1 March 2014) 12 (1): 36–57.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Rachel Elizabeth Harding Abstract Lucille Clifton, a northern-born woman with Southern roots, was a writer of profound illumination and plain speaking. This combination in her work—spare elegance of tone and deep practical wisdom—is often remarked upon by literary critics and admirers. Those who...
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Meridians (1 March 2009) 9 (2): 31–62.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Erica R. Meiners Abstract Using recent work by anti-prison theorists and community-based activists who are working against the prison industrial complex, this article links prison abolition to feminist frameworks to question escalating sex offender registries and community notification laws that...
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Meridians (1 September 2008) 8 (1): 180–204.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Daphne A. Brooks Abstract This essay explores the critical work of Beyoncé's second solo recording, and places it in conversation with yet another under-theorized yet equally dissonant R&B performance by her “hip-hop soul queen” contemporary Mary J. Blige. In relation to both Beyoncé's and...
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Meridians (1 September 2008) 8 (1): 53–73.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Andreana Clay Abstract Examinations of the relationship of queer sexuality and the hip-hop generation have recently emerged in academia. However, little or no work has been done that explores hip-hop's bisexual, independent poster child, Me'Shell Ndegeocello. Since her debut in 1993, Ndegeocello's...
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Meridians (1 September 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 (1 September 2018) 17 (1): 163–183.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Zoe Spencer; Olivia N. Perlow Abstract This work develops and conceptualizes a new theory, Post Traumatic Slave Master Syndrome, that is utilized to critically correlate historic patterns of lynching Black women to contemporary violent state (actor) responses to Black women’s resistance...
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Meridians (1 November 2018) 17 (2): 401–414.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Neo Sinoxolo Musangi Abstract Recent activist and academic work regarding same-gender marriage and relationships has brought to the fore supposed precolonial archives that seem to suggest that something we might call homophobia is as colonial in Africa as is the notion of the nation-state. While...