Spring 2006

Journal of Haitian Studies, Volume 12, Number 1


New Diasporic Narratives

Breaking the Silence: The Fugees and The Score
—George Lipsitz

Papa, Patriarchy, and Power: Snapshots of a Good Haitian Girl, Feminism, & Dyasporic Dreams
—Gina Athena Ulysse

Haiti Abroad

"Sueño de Haiti": Danced Identity in Eastern Cuba
—Grete Viddal

A Tale of Three Graces Lòtbò Dlo
—Roger E. Savain

Early Saint Domingan Migration to America and the Attraction of Philadelphia
—Garvey F. Lundy

Public Life / Religious Ways

The Gede in New Orleans: Vodou Ritual in Big Chief Allison Tootie Montana’s Jazz Funeral
—Richard Brent Turner

Le Vodou Haïtien est-il un Humanisme?
—Claudine Michel

Review Essay

Opportunities Lost: Notes from the Last Testament: The Struggle for Haiti, by Michael Deibert; Paradise Lost: Haiti’s Tumultuous Journey from Pearl of the Caribbean to Third World Hotspot, by Philippe Girard; Plunging into Haiti: Clinton, Aristide, and the Defeat of Diplomacy, by Ralph Pezzullo
—Gerald Horne


F. Abiola and Simon Gikandi, eds., The Cambridge History of African and Caribbean Literature, Volumes 1 & 2 (Roberto Strongman)
Patrick Bellegarde-Smith, Fragments of Bone: Neo-African Religions in a New World (Terry Rey)
David Lambert, White Creole Culture, Politics, and Identity during the Age of Abolition (Brenda Gayle Plummer)
Lucía Suárez, The Tears of Hispaniola (Roberto Strongman)
Tatiana K. Wah, Haiti’s Development Through Expatriate Reconnection: Conditions and Challenges (François Pierre-Louis)

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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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