Download Full Text (255 KB)


image preview

Inclusive Pages


Creation Date



Duke University Press


Editor's Introduction to the issue, "Speaking Our Peace: Celebrating Twenty Years of Women of Color Feminist Transnational Knowledge Production in Meridians" by, Ginetta E. B. Candelario.

The Smith College community has full-text access to the journal Meridians: Feminism, Race, Transnationalism.

Document Type



This critical anthology consists of thirty of Meridians's most frequently cited, downloaded, and anthologized scholarly essays, activists reports, memoirs, and poems since its first issue was published in fall 2000. The forty authors featured are a virtual who's who of internationally renowned feminist women-of-color scholar-activists (such as Sara Ahmed, Angela Davis, Sonia Alvarez, Paula Giddings, and Sunera Thobani) and award-winning poets (such as Nikky Finney, Laurie Ann Guerrero, and Suheir Hammad). Ranging broadly across geographies (North America, Latin America and the Caribbean, the Middle East), diasporas (Black, Asian, Indigenous), and disciplines, the collection beautifully exemplifies the best practices of intersectionality as a theory, a method, and a politics.

Meridians Twentieth Anniversary Reader



To view the content in your browser, please download Adobe Reader or, alternately,
you may Download the file to your hard drive.

NOTE: The latest versions of Adobe Reader do not support viewing PDF files within Firefox on Mac OS and if you are using a modern (Intel) Mac, there is no official plugin for viewing PDF files within the browser window.