Culture and Society

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    The David Nicholls Memorial Trust Annual Lecture

    The David Nicholls Memorial Trust Annual Lecture: ‘New’ Governors of the Dew – Professor Andrew Leak, University College London The…

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    Haiti Will Not Perish – Panel & Screening

    From Waterstones website. Original piece and tickets here. The world’s first independent black republic, Haiti was forged in the fire of…

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    Raoul Peck Chronicles of an Exile Film Series

    Our Raoul Peck Chronicles of an Exile Film Series continues at the Institut Français in Edinburgh. For more information, please…

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    Akala Presents: Legacies of the Haitian Revolution

    Black Studies at Birmingham City University to host the latest Malcolm X Study Circle in collaboration with the Harambee Organisation of…

  • Haiti Support Group to Present at “I Am Not Your Negro” Screening

    Cinema | “I Am Not Your Negro“ Tuesday 18 April 18:30-20:30 Part of the Raoul Peck, Chronicles of an Exile Film Series…

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    Gina Athena Ulysse to Visit Newcastle

    Gina Athena Ulysse to Visit Newcastle, 16th March: Vanessa Knights Memorial Lecture Vanessa Knights Memorial Lecture with Gina Athena Ulysse,…

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    The Black Jacobins Reader

    Containing a wealth of new scholarship and rare primary documents, The Black Jacobins Reader provides a comprehensive analysis of C.…

  • Writing the Border – Haiti and the Dominican Republic

    Maria Cristina Fumagalli (Department of Literature, Film, and Theatre Studies, University of Essex) Respondent: Bridget Wooding (OBMICA) Chair: Luis Perez-Simon…

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    AfroKarib: The Haitian Chapter

    AfroKarib: The Haitian Chapter AfroKarib will be the first installation of a series of events that will explore and illuminate…

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    Leah Gordon at HOUSE

    Leah Gordon at HOUSE Photographer, film-maker and curator Leah Gordon registers Britain and Haiti’s junctures between their shared histories, cosmologies and the…

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    Major Writer-Artist Frankétienne in Scotland, 17-21 March 2014

    Haiti’s Major Writer-Artist Frankétienne in Scotland, 17-21 March 2014 Friday 21 March, Glasgow: Performance of Chaophonies; Tuesday 18 March, Edinburgh:…

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    Kanaval Screening – Vodou, Politics and Revolution in Haiti

    Screening of KANAVAL - Vodou, Politics and Revolution Haitian history, and not only that of the revolution, is replayed through…

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    Ghetto Biennale: UCL Seminar

    UCL Seminar: 'Haiti's Ghetto Biennale' In December 2009, Atiz Rezistans, the Sculptors of Grand Rue, hosted their first Ghetto Biennale.…

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    The Black Jacobins Revisited: Rewriting History Conference 2013

    The Black Jacobins Revisited: Rewriting History Conference, Liverpool To mark seventy-five years of C.L.R. James’s pioneering anticolonial classic The Black…

  • Urban Botox in Haiti

    April 9, 2013  Amy Wilentz, original article with pictures here Both of the photos above are of the Jalousie shantytown,…

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    Quinn and Sutton Launch Politics and Power in Haiti

    edited by Kate Quinn and Paul Sutton Date: 25th April 2013, Time: 5.30, Venue: Room 103, Institute of the Americas,…

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    Saving Haiti and Leaving Behind a Disaster…

    Saving Haiti and Leaving Behind a Disaster…by Jonathan M. Katz (Palgrave MacMillan, 2013, US$26.00) The best book yet on the…

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    Discussion on Michel-Rolph Trouillot: University College of London

    Wednesday, January 23, 2013 - 5:30pm The Institute of the Americas, University College of London, is pleased to invite members…

  • Toussaint Louverture! Finally a Feature Film!

    Toussaint Louverture! Finally a Feature Film! HSG from Black Spectrum Theater, South Jamaica, New York, 02-12-2012 To the New York…

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    Kafou: Haiti, Art and Vodou

    Kafou: Haiti, Art and Vodou Kafou is a major exhibition featuring Haitian art inspired by Vodou. The event will run…

  • Paramilitarism in Haiti – Book Launch

    Paramilitarism and the Assault on Democracy in Haiti Tuesday, September 25th. 5:00pm-7:30pm ICC McGhee Library Georgetown University In this path-breaking…

  • Cheering the Athletes, Booing the Government

    Cheering the Athletes, Booing the Government. HSG from London, UK, 09-09-2012 Third from the end on the western side, the…

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    Spasticus Autisticus! – Haitian Paralympians Speak Out

    HSG, London, 10 September 2012 Haiti’s first ever Paralympians returned to Port-au-Prince this week hoping that their participation and the…

  • Film Review: Haiti: Where Did the Money Go?

    Film Review:  Haiti: Where Did the Money Go? HSG from Frontline Club, London, 02-07-2012 To the Frontline Club in Paddington,…

  • Haiti after the Earthquake by Paul Farmer

    Photo: © Lesley University   Acute on Chronic: Lost to Follow Up? Haiti after the Earthquake, Paul Farmer (and many…

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    New Book, Old Paul Farmer: Discuss

    Photo: Farmer with Montas, Clinton - © UN New Book, Old Paul Farmer: Discuss Anyone who can draw six hundred…

  • Qualifying after the Quake: Haiti Soccer’s World Cup Dream

    By James Montague, CNN September 6, 2011 -- Updated 1529 GMT (2329 HKT)  Port au Prince, (CNN) -- The guard…

  • Beverly Bell on Disaster Capitalism in Haiti

    Beverly Bell on Disaster Capitalism in Haiti. HSG from George Washington University, Washington DC, 11-04-2011  To Foggy Bottom, the appropriately…

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    Singer Faces Former First Lady in Presidential Runoff

    The Miami Herald - By Jacqueline Charles and Trenton Daniel - February 3, 2011  PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti -- Haiti's presidential runoff election…

  • Beyond Wyclef: What Haitians Want From Elections

    Saturday 20 November 2010 by: Beverly Bell, t r u t h o u t | Report We asked dozens…

  • How to write about Haiti

    Actor Sean Penn, who is helping manage a camp of displaced earthquake victims in Haiti, is making pointed criticisms of journalists…

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    Kanaval: Vodou, Politics and Revolution

    Leah Gordon, Kanaval: Vodou, Politics and Revolution on the Streets of Haiti (London: Soul Jazz Publishing, 2010), ISBN: 978-0-9554817-3-4. £19.99/$39.99…

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    No Presidency for Wyclef

    PETIONVILLE, Haiti – Hip-hop star Wyclef Jean's bid to become Haiti's next president ended late Friday, after the country's Provisional Electoral Council…

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    No Major Haiti Risk Seen from Wyclef Election Bar

    source Reuters, By Joseph Guyler Delva, Sat Aug 21, 2010 PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) - If protests do break out in Haiti…

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    Wyclef Jean’s uncle to run for president of Haiti

    By Stephen Kurczy, Staff writer Christian Science Monitor posted July 27, 2010 at 7:06 pm EDT Wyclef Jean's uncle, Raymond Joseph…

  • “We’ve lost the battle – but not the war” – Post-Earthquake Haiti

    By Beverly Bell Haiti during the World Cup is much like my hometown of New Orleans was during the Superbowl.…

  • Haitian Literature – an introduction

    From the moment of its independence in 1804, Haiti was a literary nation, producing primarily poetry and plays. Although by…

  • Review of “Walking on Fire: Haitian Women’s Stories of Survival and Resistance”

    Why does the movement against corporate globalization protest at meetings like those of the World Economic Forum, recently completed in…

  • Libète: A Haiti Anthology

    Libète: A Haiti Anthology.Edited by Charles Arthur and Michael Dash, published by the Latin America Bureau (London), Markus Wiener (Princeton)…

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    Journalism in Haiti

    Journalism in Haiti Haiti is a dangerous place to be a journalist. For decades, the press has been at times…

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    Jean, Wyclef

    Musician and singer – Born in 1970 in Croix-des-Bouquets, but grew up in Port-au-Prince until the age of nine when…

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    Calendar: Vodou Feasts and Festivals

    photo by Leah Gordon 2-4 January - Cassé Gâteau 6 January - Tirer Gâteau (Les rois) 25 February - Nourriture…

  • Tjovi Ginen’s Haitian roots are showing

    5 January 2001by Bob Young - BostonHerald.com In mizik rasin - Haitian roots music - lyrics play as prominent a…

  • Foula Vodoule

    Foula Vodoule is a Haitian band that has been playing traditional music since 1978. Unique in style and presentation, Foula…

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    Despite Turmoil, Art Flourishes in Haiti

    "Healing Ceremony" by Bruny Gerald 11 July 2001by Trenton Daniel, Haitian Times Paintings exploding with colors line the downtown thoroughfares…

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    Haitian sculptors are a big hit with English audiences

    by Charles Arthur Three artists from the Haitian capital, Port-au-Prince, have been making a big impact during a month-long visit…

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    Books on Haiti: Recommendations from the Haiti Support Group

    Books on Haiti: Recommendations from the Haiti Support Group. Founder and Chairman of the Haiti Support Group, and Head of…

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    Book of Vodou

    Book of Vodou by Leah Gordon Published by Barron’s Educational Series. ISBN 0-7641-5249-1 Price £10.50 ‘The Book of Vodou’ is…

  • Walking on Fire: Haitian Women’s Stories of Survival and Resistance

    Walking on Fire: Haitian Women’s Stories of Survival and Resistance by Beverly Bell Published by Cornell University Press Beverly Bell’s…

  • Haiti in Focus: a Guide to the People, Politics and Culture

    Haiti in Focus: a Guide to the People, Politics and Culture by Charles Arthur Published by Interlink Books, New York…

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