Fall 2011

Journal of Haitian Studies, Volume 17, Number 2

Journalistic Gaze

Lucid Cameras: Imaging Haiti After the Earthquake of 2010
—Toni Pressley-Sanon

Polite Conquest?: The New York Times and The Nation on the American Occupation of Haiti
—Tabe Ritsert Bergman

The New York Diaspora

A Long Journey from Protest to Incorporation: The Political Development of Haitians in New York City
—François Pierre-Louis

Myths and Realities: A History of Haitian Creole Language Programs in New York City
—Marie Lily Cerat

Literature of Violence and Exile

Le peuple des terres mêlées de René Philoctète: Dire l'Histoire par «la parole baroque»
—Mamadou Wattara

Dany Laferrière and the Pendulum of Exile
—Stephanie N. Hopwood

New Lenses: Looking at Haiti & Haitian Studies

Haiti at the Intersection of the World: Tapping hte Past, Facing the Future
—Reginald Dumas

Haitian Exceptionalism in the Caribbean and the Project of Rebuilding Haiti
—Nadège T. Clitandre

Good Theatre

Schwarz-Bart's Ton beau capitaine: Understanding Haitian Migrant Workers in the Caribbean
—Michelle Kendall

Research Notes

L'acte de l'indépendance d'Haïti en créole haïtien
—Jacques Pierre


Haiti Rising: Haitian History, Culture and the Earthquake of 2010, edited by Martin Munro and Haiti After the Earthquake, by Paul Farmer (Review by Greg Beckett)

From Vodou to Zouk: A Bibliographic Guide to Music of the French-Speaking Caribbean and its Diaspora, by John Gray (Review by Errol L. Montes-Pizarro)

Une saison en enfer/Yon sezon matchyavèl, by Arthur Rimbaud (Review by Hugues Saint-Fort)

The Company of Heaven: Stories from Haiti, by Marilène Phipps-Kettlewell (Review by M. Lynn Weiss)

Aunt Résia and the Spirits and Other Stories, by Yanick Lahens (Review by Joëlle Vitiello)

Create Dangerously: The Immigrant Artist at Work, by Edwidge Danticat (Review by Tomaz Cunningham)

Elusive Origins: The Enlightenment in the Modern Caribbean, by Paul B. Miller (Review by Keith L. Walker)

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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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