FALL 2014

Journal of Haitian Studies, Volume 20, Number 2

 

Contents

Narrative Shifts after the Earthquake

Histories of the Past, Histories for the Future: Representing the Past and Writing for the Future in Rodney Saint-Éloi's Haïti, kenbe la!
—Kasia Mika

A New Pastoralism? Nature and Community in Lyonel Trouillot's La Belle amour humaine
—Martin Munro

Traumatic Encounters: Negotiating Humanitarian Testimony in Post-earthquake Haiti
—Daniel Brant

Ordinary and Extraordinary Relations of Power

A Sociological Counter-reading of Marie Chauvet as an “Outsider-Within”: Paradoxes in the Construction of Haitian Women in Love, Anger, Madness
—Carolle Charles

A Queen in Diaspora: The Sorrowful Exile of Queen Marie-Louise Christophe
—LeGrace Benson

Vodou: Resistance and Affirmation

Les Stratégies de lutte contre la « superstition » en Haïti au XIXe siècle
—Lewis Ampidu Clorméus

Etnografi de (2) dans rityèl nan Vodou ayisyen
—Ronite Louima

Foreign Influences on Haitian Identity and Sovereignty

Les Jeux d’influences dans le tourisme : Cas d’ Haïti
—Hugues Séraphin

The Limits of Haitian Sovereignty: Haiti through Clear Eyes
—Robert Maguire

Research Notes

État des lieux et perspectives de développement du Réseau des Universités Publiques Régionales (UPR) en Haïti
—Narcisse Fièvre

Haiti's Prized Presidential Legacies
—Yven Destin

Book Reviews

Haïti, naissance d’une nation : La Révolution de Saint-Domingue vue d’en bas, par Carolyn Fick, traduit par Frantz Voltaire (Review by Jean Waddimir Gustanvil)

Free and French in the Caribbean: Toussaint Louverture, Aimé Césaire and Narratives of Loyal Opposition, by John Patrick Walsh (Review by Tomaz Cunningham)

Forging Ahead: Recollections of the Life and Times of Esther Dartigue, by Esther Dartigue and John Dartigue (Review by Grace L. Sanders Johnson)

Paroles et silences chez Marie-Célie Agnant. L’Oublieuse mémoire d’Haïti, dirigé par Colette Boucher et Thomas C. Spear (Review by Christiane Ndiaye)

Nan dòmi, le récit d’une initiation Vodou, by Mimerose Beaubrun, preface by Madison Smartt Bell; Nan Domi: An Initiate's Journey into Haitian Vodou, by Mimerose P. Beaubrun, preface by Madison Smartt Bell, translated by D. J. Walker (Review by LeGrace Benson)

Haiti: Trapped in the Outer Periphery, by Robert Fatton Jr (Review by Patrick Sylvain)

The Big Truck That Went By: How the World Came to Save Haiti and Left Behind a Disaster, by Jonathan Katz (Review by Alyssa Goldstein Sepinwall)

 

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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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