Spring 2001

Journal of Haitian Studies, Volume 7, Number 1


Health and Development

Water in Their Eyes, Dust on Their Land
—Pierre Minn

Sécurité alimentaire en Haïti
—Uli Locher

Colonial History

Haitian Contributions to American History: A Journalistic Record
—Leara Rhodes

Colonial Hell and Female Resistance in Saint-Domingue
—Jayne R. Boisvert

Literature and Society

L'histoire et le mythe dans Les Cacos de Jean Métellus
—Jean-Marie Salien

A Democracy of Words: Political Performance in Haiti's Tenth Province
—Karen E. Richman and William Leslie Balan-Gaubert

Vodou Representations

How Hougans Use the Light from Distant Stars
—LeGrace Benson

Reading the Signs in Pauline Melville's "Erzulie"
—Helen Pyne-Timothy

Research Report

Renesans Dèyè Simityè: Yon Pwojè Edikatif Pòtoprens-Nouyòk
—Lois Wilcken and Garry Augustin

Review Essay

Gage Averill and Gerdès Fleurant, A Day for the Hunder, a Day for the Prey: Popular Music and Power in Haiti; Dancing Spirits: Rhythms and Rituals of Haitian Vodou, The Rada Rite (Douglas Henry Daniels)

Book Reviews

Karen McCarthy Brown, Mama Lola (Laënnec Hurbon)
Phyllis Galembo, Vodou: Visions and Voices of Haiti (Nancy Mikelsons)
Mary A. Renda, Taking Haiti: Military Occupation and the Culture of U.S. Imperialism, 1915-1940 (Gerald Horne)

Film Reviews

Philip Singer, The Haitians, the Healers, and the Anthropologist—2 Case Studies (film) (Reginald Crosley)
Karen Kramer, Breaking Leaves: Herbal Medicine in Haiti (Patrick Bellegarde-Smith)


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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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