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Fall 2015

Journal of Haitian Studies, Volume 21, Number 2
Special Issue on the US Occupation of Haiti, 1915–1934

 

Contents

Photographs of the Occupation

Overview

Introduction
—Ermitte St. Jacques and Jeffrey W. Sommers

Haiti and Its Occupation by the United States in 1915: Antecedents and Outcomes
—Roundtable discussion by Patrick Bellegarde-Smith, Alex Dupuy, Robert Fatton Jr.,
Mary Renda, Ermitte St. Jacques, and Jeffrey W. Sommers

Race, Reality, and Realpolitik

The US Power Elite and the Political Economy of Haiti’s Occupation: Investment, Race, and World Order
—Jeffrey W. Sommers

Garveyism in Haiti during the US Occupation
—Brenda Gayle Plummer

Des Leaders protestants haïtiens dans la vague anticléricale et nationaliste (1927–1929)
—Lewis Ampidu Clorméus

“Haitian Habits” or Occupation Policies? Harris Lifschitz and the Unevenness of State Building in Haiti, 1898–1921
—Matthew Casey

Occupation Outcomes: Dimensions of a Crisis

“To Start Something to Help These People”: African American Women and the Occupation of Haiti, 1915–1934
—Brandon R. Byrd

Capture Land: Jamaica, Haiti, and the United States Occupation 
—Matthew J. Smith

Women on the Move: Reinterpreting Haitian Migration to Cuba through an Analysis of the Bahamas 
—Ermitte St. Jacques

Resistance

Listen to My Clamor: Jacques Roumain’s “Call to Arms”
—Translation and commentary by Patti M. Marxsen

Then and Now: Haitian Journalism as Resistance to US Occupation and US-Led Reconstruction
—Shearon Roberts

Mwen Pas Connait as Resistance: Haitians’ Silence against a Violent US State
—Yveline Alexis

Cultural Context: Accommodation and Adaptations

L’Impact de l’occupation américaine d’Haïti (1915–1934) sur le créole haïtien (kreyòl): Enrichissement lexical et nouveaux besoins matériels
—Hugues Saint-Fort

(Re)Lire Georges Sylvain, écrivain à la croisée des frontières
—Nadève Ménard

US Occupation and Frankétienne’s Schizophrenic Writing
—Alex Lenoble

Beyond Authenticity: The US Occupation of Haiti and the Politics of Folk Culture
—Imani D. Owens

Book Reviews

Atabey, Yucayequey, Caney : 6000 ans d’aménagement territorial préhispanique sur l’île d’Ayiti (Haïti/République Dominicaine) ; Une Approche holistique du patrimoine aux Antilles ; Les Paysages culturels, by Gilbert R. Valmé (Review by Michael C. Reyes)

L’Armée indigène : La Défaite de Napoléon en Haïti, by Jean-Pierre Le Glaunec, (Review by Jean Alix René)

Haiti: From Revolutionary Slaves to Powerless Citizens; Essays on the Politics and Economics of Underdevelopment, 1804–2013, by Alex Dupuy (Review by Matthew J. Smith)

Hold Tight, Don’t Let Go: A Novel of Haiti, by Laura Rose Wagner (Review by Évelyne Trouillot)

 

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Editorial Board

Editor
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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