What type of work does Meridians accept?
Submitters should note that manuscripts selected for publication will be catalogued into one of the following categories:
ESSAYS are research-based or theoretical scholarly monographs…
COUNTERPOINTS initiate a self-conscious examination of the analytical and political vocabulary of the fields in which feminists work…
IN THE TRENCHES asks where practical application and community activism take women around the world and in what forms these manifest themselves…
CULTUREWORKS will include creative work, interviews with artists, photo or art essays, poetry, short fiction, creative nonfiction, and drama…
MEMOIRS/TESTIMONIOS analyze the formation of consciousness and examines the production of racial, sexual, and national subjects…
MEDIA MATTERS focus on the debates, meanings, politics, and uses of visual, musical, or cybernet representations in popular culture…
IN THE ARCHIVES will publish documents from institutional or organizational repositories…
INTERVIEWS of and by culture workers, scholars, and activists…
STATE OF THE FIELD considers four to five recent scholarly publications anchored by a common theme related to feminism, race, and transnationalism, and analyzes the way contemporary scholarship fits into existing debates and questions essential to the field…
How do I submit my work to Meridians?
Meridians accepts submissions on a rolling basis. Submissions are reviewed anonymously by members of the Editorial Board and by readers with experience in the appropriate fields. The publishing process usually takes six to nine months.
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Example of Works Cited Page
Anzaldúa, Gloria, and Cherríe Moraga, eds. 1981. This Bridge Called My Back. Watertown, MA: Persephone Press.
Black Women Organized for Action. n.d. “Statement of Purpose and Activities.” San Francisco: Black Women Organized for Action. 14.84, 15.44
Freeman, Jo. 1973. “The Origins of the Women’s Liberation Movement.” American Journal of Sociology 78, no. 4 (Spring): 792–811.
Grewal, Shabnum, Jackie Kay, Lilianne Landor, Gail Lewis, and Pratibha Parmar, eds. 1988. Charting the Journey: Writings by Black and Third World Women. London: Sheba Feminist Publishers.
Lorde, Audre. 1984. “Age, Race, Class and Sex: Women Redefining Difference.” Sister Outsider, 114–23. Freedom, CA: The Crossing Press.
Menchu, Rigoberta. 1984. I, Rigoberta Menchu: An Indian Woman in Guatemala. London: Verso.
Roth, Benita. 1999. “On Their Own and For Their Own: African American, Chicana, and White Feminist Movements in the 1960 and 1970s.” PhD diss., University of California–Los Angeles.
Wieringa, Saskia. 1995. Subversive Women: Women’s Movements in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean. London: Zed Books.
Please refer to Chapters 14 and 15 in the Chicago Manual of Style for further examples.
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