Fall 2007

Journal of Haitian Studies, Volume 13, Number 2


Jacques Roumain
—Frantz-Antoine Leconte

Reclaiming Culture

Dunham Possessed: Ethnographic Bodies, Movement, and Transnational Constructions of Blackness
—Stephanie L. Batiste

Attempts at Educational Reform

Maurice Dartigue, Educational Reform, and Intellectual Cooperation with the United States as a Strategy for Haitian National Development, 1934-1946
—Chantalle Francesca Verna

Encouragement, Consequences, Honor, Respect: Empowering Parents to Transition Successfully to a Democratic Culture
—Guilhène Wolff Benjamin

The Making of Identities

A Descriptive Evaluation of Religiosity among Haitian Immigrants: An Empirical Study
—Guerda Nicolas, Angela M. DeSilva, Anabel Bejarano, and Astrid Desrosiers

Understanding the Sending Context of Haitian Immigrant Students
—Charlene Désir

NGOs and Local Development

Invasion or Infusion? Understanding the Role of NGOs in Contemporary Haiti
—Mark Schuller

Eradicating Global Poverty: Is It Really Achievable?
—Anne Hastings

Research Notes

Haiti and the Jean Dominique Investigation: An Interview with Mario Joseph and Brian Concannon
—Jeb Sprague

Il était une fois un pays phare qui s’appelait Haïti
—Gérard Bissainthe


Jessica Adams, Michael P. Bibler, and Cécile Accilien (Eds.), Just Below South: Intercultural Performance in the Caribbean and the U.S. South (Anny Dominique Curtius)

Ana Aparicio, Dominican-Americans and the Politics of Empowerment (Lourdes Torres)

Clive Cheesman (Ed.), The Armorial of Haiti: Symbols of Nobility in the Reign of Henry Christophe (Patrick Bellegarde-Smith)

Tara Hefferan, Twinning Faith and Development: Catholic Parish Partnering in the U.S. and Haiti (Sara Baird Amodio)

Léon-François Hoffmann, Frédéric Marcelin. Un Haïtien se penche sur son pays (Hugues Saint-Fort)

Randall Robinson, An Unbroken Legacy: Haiti, from Revolution to the Kidnapping of a President (Gerald Horne)

Gary Wilder, The French Imperial Nation-State: Negritude and Colonial Humanism between the Two World Wars (Jennifer Schneiderjans)

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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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