Fall 2003

Journal of Haitian Studies, Volume 9, Number 2

Contents

Writing Creole

Les sons du Creole haïtien
—Jean-Robert Cadely

Women Writing Creole: Deyita's Esperans Dezire, Sistren's Lionheart Gal, and Mamita Fox's Identifikashon
—Roberto Strongman

Literary History & Historic Drama

Jean Métallus' Historic Drama: The Epic of the Haitian Nation
—Marie-Agnès Sourieau

Ethnography, Exile, and Haitian Literary History in Dany Laferrière's Pays sans Chapeau
—Martin Munro

Transnationality, Memory & Identity

Reformulating Haitian Literature Transnationally: Identifying New and Revised Tropes of Haitian Identity in Edwidge Danticat's Breath, Eyes, Memory
—Nadège Clitandre

Breath, Eyes, Memory: Rape, Memory, and Denunciation
—Lucía M. Suárez

Cinematographic Gaze

Filmer sans compromis: An Interview with Raoul Peck
—Christopher McAuley & Claudine Michel

"Profit and Nothing But!" (Le Profit et rien d'autre!): Raoul Peck's Impolite Thoughts on the (Haitian Diasporic) Class Struggle
—Jana Evans Braziel

Reviews

Kathleen Balutansky & Marie-Agnès Sourieau, Caribbean Creolization: Reflections on the Cultural Dynamics of Language Literature, and Identity (Valerie Kaussen)
Michele Wucker, Why the Cocks Fight: Dominicans, Haitians, and the Struggle for Hispaniola (Sheridan Wigginton)
Flore Zéphir, Trends in Ethnic Identification Among Second-Generation Haitian Immigrants in New York City (Carol M. Berotte Joseph)Richard Lee Turits, Foundations of Despotism: Peasants, the Trujillo Regime and Modernity in Dominican History (Jean-Germain Gros)Jennie Smith, When the Hands are Many: Community Organizations and Social Change in Rural Haiti (Tatiana Wah)

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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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