Monday, May 19, 2008 to Friday, May 23, 2008


Celebrating Haiti's History, Supporting Haiti's Future

Monday 11:30-1:00: Brown Bag Luncheon with Haiti Soleil founder Nadège T. Clitandre
Learn more about the important work being done to build libraries and museums in Haiti to provide a safe space to nurture education and democracy (at the Center)
Tuesday 12-2:00: Bookdrive for Bibliothèque du Soleil organized by Delta Sigma Theta Sorority student organization (at the Arbor)
Tuesday 3pm: "The Position of Haiti in the African Diaspora" Talk by Nadège T. Clitandre. Clitandre’s work is concerned with ways in which displacement, migration, diaspora, and notions of exile, homelessness, and return are articulated by Haitian women writers.(at the Women's Center)
Wednesday 5:00-7:00: Poetry Reading & Open Mic Nadège T. Clitandre reads “Diaspora in My Hair” and other poems, followed by featured readers & open mic. Copies of Brassage: An Anthology of Poems by Haitian Women will be available for sale, with proceeds to Haiti Soleil.(at AdCRC)
Friday 12-3pm: Bake sale for Haiti organized by Akanke (at the Arbor)