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Spring 2017

Journal of Haitian Studies, Volume 23, Number 1


Foundational Histories and Fictions

Beyond The Black Jacobins: Haitian Revolutionary Historiography Comes of Age
—Alyssa Goldstein Sepinwall

“Nous l’avons gardée en nous, la tranche blanche”: Rethinking the Time of the Haitian Flag in Jean F. Brierre’s Le Drapeau de demain (1931)
—Michael C. Reyes

Mediation and Montage: Communicating Complexity on Stage and Screen

Le Téléphone absent : Questions intermédiales dans Ton beau capitaine de Simone Schwarz-Bart (1987)
—Stéphane Martelly

Beyond the Morality Tale of Humanitarianism: Epistolary Narration and Montage in Raoul Peck’s Assistance mortelle
—Nathan H. Dize

Neighbors and Selves: Humanity, Community, and Responsibility in Haitian Literature

“We Are Your Neighbors”: Edwidge Danticat’s New Narrative for Haiti
—Robyn Cope

The Talking Dead: Narrating the Past in Yanick Lahens’s Bain de lune
—Robert Sapp

The Nonmagical Realism of Jacques Roumain’s Gouverneurs de la rosée
—Andrew Leak

Research Note

Emerante de Pradines: The Birth of a Legend and the Making of a Tradition
—Stephanie Scherpf

Book Reviews

Haiti Glass, by Lenelle Moïse (Review by Patrick Sylvain)

Gewalt und Trauma im haitianischen Gegenwartsroman. Die Post-Duvalier-Ära in der Literatur, by Julia Borst (Review by Patrick Eser)

Why Haiti Needs New Narratives: A Post-quake Chronicle, by Gina Athena Ulysse (Review by Manoucheka Celeste)

Tropical Apocalypse: Haiti and the Caribbean End Times, by Martin Munro (Review by Mollie McFee)

Haitian Connections: Recognition after Revolution in the Atlantic World, by Julia Gaffield (Review by Margaret Wilson Gillikin)

Manifestes et programmes littéraires aux Caraïbes francophones : En/jeux idéologiques et poétiques, by Michal Obszyński (Review by Alessandra Benedicty-Kokken)

Power, Politics, and the Cinematic Imagination, edited by Toni Pressley-Sanon and Sophie Saint-Just (Review by Cécile Accilien)


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Editorial Board

Claudine Michel
University of California, Santa Barbara

Associate Editors
Patrick Bellegarde-Smith
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

LeGrace Benson
Arts of Haiti Research Project, Ithaca, New York

Managing Editor
Rose Elfman
University of California, Santa Barbara

Assistant Editor
Nadège Clitandre
University of California, Santa Barbara

Book Review Editors
Régine Michelle Jean-Charles
Boston College

Nadève Ménard
Université d'État d'Haïti

Kreyòl Editor
Jacques Pierre
Duke University

Editorial Board

Carole M. Berotte Joseph
Bronx Community College

Jhon Picard Byron
Faculté d'Ethnologie, UEH

Alix Cantave
W. K. Kellogg Foundation

Carrol F. Coates
Binghamton University, SUNY

Donald J. Cosentino
University of California, Los Angeles

Edwidge Danticat
Miami, Florida

Colin Dayan
Vanderbilt University

Michel DeGraff
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Fritz Deshommes
Université d'État d'Haïti

Alex Dupuy
Wesleyan University

Robert Fatton Jr.
University of Virginia

León-François Hoffmann
Princeton University

Laënnec Hurbon
Centre de Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), Paris

Jean Jonassaint
Syracuse University

Michel Laguerre
University of California, Berkeley

Yanick Lahens
Port-au-Prince, Haiti

George Lipsitz
University of California, Santa Barbara

Christopher McAuley
University of California,
Santa Barbara

Georges Michel
Université Quisqueya

Marie-José Nzengou-Tayo
University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica

Brenda Gayle Plummer University of Wisconsin

Gina A. Ulysse
Wesleyan University

Tatiana Wah
Columbia University

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