fall 2012

Journal of Haitian Studies, Volume 18, Number 2

Special Issue on Vodou and Créolité

Guest Editor: Roberto Strongman
Assistant Guest Editors: Paul Humphrey & Eric Heuser

Contents

Détour d'Haïti: A Prologue
—Roberto Strongman

Introduction

An Interview with Robert H. McCormick, Jr.
—Roberto Strongman

Défense et Illustration du Vodou

From "Voodooism" to "Vodou": Changing a US Library of Congress Subject Heading
—Kate Ramsey

Replacing the Term "Voodoo" with "Vodou": A Proposal
—Leslie G. Desmangles

Media Alerts
—Patrick Bellegarde-Smith and Kate Ramsey

Mama Lola's Triplets, Haiti's Sacred Ground, and Vodou's Quintessential Lesson
—Claudine Michel

La couleur de l'aube de Yanick Lahens : cette horrible béance obscure
—Marie-Agnès Sourieau

"Children" of the Gods: Filming the Private Rituals of Haitian Vodou
—Charlotte Hammond

'Chevauchés des dieux' : Mambos et Hassides dans l'oeuvre schwarz-bartienne
—Kathleen Gyssels

Haiti within the Archipelago

Servants Turned Masters: Carlos Esteban Deive's Viento Negro, Bosque del Caimán and the future of Hispaniola
—Maria Cristina Fumagalli

Gods, Gender, and Nation: Building an Alternative Concept of Nation in Four Novels by Mayra Montero
—Paul Humphrey

De isla en isla: diálogo entre tres poetas afro-caribeñas
—Prisca Agustoni de A. Pereira

(Auto)Biographical Victories: An Analysis of the Culinary and the Literary in Maryse Condé's Victoire, les saveurs et les mots
—Sarah Mosher

Magical Realism

Dans le sillage d'Alejo Carpentier et de García Márquez: le réalisme magique dans Eau de Café de Raphaël Confiant
—Arzu Etensel Ildem

A Heart of Kindness: Nalo Hopkinson's Brown Girl in the Ring
—Laura Salvini

Haitian Theatre

Le théâtre populaire selon Franck Fouché: éclatement dramaturgique et résistance haïtienne
—Mélissa Simard

An Introduction to The Blue of the Island by Evelyne Trouillot
—Robert H. McCormick, Jr.

Le Bleu de L'île (The Blue of the Island)
—Evelyne Trouillot, translated by Robert H. McCormick, Jr.

Research Notes

Creolist Michel DeGraff: A Profile of Commitment, Advocacy, Excellence, and Hope
—Flore Zéphir

Reviews

Trading Places: Colonization and Slavery in Eighteenth-Century French Culture, by Madeleine Dobie (Review by Alessandra Benedicty)

The Spirits and the Law: Vodou and Power in Haiti, by Kate Ramsey (Review by Celucien L. Joseph)

Cric? Crac! : Fables de La Fontaine racontées par un montagnard haïtien et transcrites en vers créoles, by George Sylvain (Review by Fatoumata Seck)

Sex and the Citizen: Interrogating the Caribbean, edited by Faith Smith (Review by Kersuze Simeon-Jones)

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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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