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Extended deadline for Haitian Studies Assn meeting at Brown U in fall.. see Call for Papers below

NEW!!!

Call for Papers

22nd Annual Haitian Studies Association Conference “HAITI, HISTORY, HEALING: FACING THE CHALLENGES OF RECONSTRUCTION“

Brown University
Providence, Rhode Island
November 11-13, 2010
Call for Papers 2010
Appel de Communications 2010

Onè! Respè! Byenveni nan Asosyasyon Etid Ayisyen

Dizon Misyon Asosyasyon Etid Ayisyen

Asosyasyon Etid Ayisyen la pou tabli yon fowòm pou twoke ide sou Ayiti e Pèp Ayisyen ann Ayiti kou nan dyaspora a. Pou pi klè, Asosyasyon an la pou ankouraje savwa tounèf ak metòd pedagojik konsènan Ayiti, istwa l ak kilti l. Li la tou pou simaye lakonesans sou Ayiti an jeneral epi pou selebre akonplisman entèlektyèl ansanm ak kontribisyon moun ki santre enterè rechèch yo sou Ayiti ak Pèp Ayisyen an.

Bienvenue à l’Association des Etudes Haïtiennes

Déclaration de principes

L’Association des Etudes Haïtiennes offre un forum pour l’échange des idées ayant pour objet Haïti et son peuple tant dans le pays qu’à l’étranger. Plus précisemment, l’Association vise à encourager toutes recherches et méthodes pédagogiques nouvelles portant sur Haïti, son histoire et sa culture. De plus, L’Association dissémine tout savoir concernant Haïti et reconnaît les contributions de ceux dont les travaux de recherche se concentrent sur Haïti et son peuple.

Welcome to the Haitian Studies Association

Mission Statement

The Haitian Studies Association provides a forum for the interchange of ideas about Haiti and its people at home and abroad. More specifically, the association is dedicated to encourage new scholarship and modes of pedagogy about Haiti, its history and culture. It also disseminates knowledge about Haiti in general and celebrates the scholarly achievements and contributions of those whose research interests focus on Haiti and its people.

HERE IS THE LINK FOR THE CONFERENCE:

http://www.haitianstudies.umb.edu/documents/CallforPapers2010English.pdf

NOTE: Regine Charles at Brown is organizing a Panel on Putting Haitian Women at the Center -- modeled after our May 4 conf in NYC. She asked Alice, Taina, myself and I believe others to participate in this panel. - AC

Comments

Dear All,

In February there was a teach-in on Haiti at Brown that included Patrick Sylvain and others in academia at Brown and elsewhere, and friends (of mine) like Bill Bollendorf of Galerie Macondo, a dealer-collector of Haitian arts. At that time, there were discussions about an art exhibit for a conference in the fall at Brown. Tony Bogues, brother of one of the organizers of this November conference, would most likely be the contact person for these arts activities.

It would be fabulous to see all of you if you do attend and present at the conference, and hopefully Edwidge will be there too, as she got an MFA at Brown in Creative Writing. I will hopefully be working on some form of arts presence, and perhaps we could arrange some focus on Haitian women artists!

I will contact Tony Bogues to discuss the arts angle, and hopefully Regine Charles and I will connect too. If anyone else is interested in working on this, plz let me know!

With excitement and blessings to all, Janet

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