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Duke University Press


Editor's Introduction to the issue archived as published.

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The American academy undeniably has been shaped by the individual scholars and teachers whose knowledge, values, cultures, ideologies, and preferred approaches have determined not only what is studied in our colleges and universities but also what has been seen as having worth and significance over the generations. Scholarly research and artistic production have been supported in large measure on the basis of where they stand in the estimation of those who make decisions about access and funding. We believe that issues affecting the lives of women of color must be given greater attention and support and that such support, both public and private, will result in increased economic prosperity, exciting scholarly innovation, and much societal good....

Meridians 1:1



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