Haitian Studies Association 20th Anniversary Issue

Development Revisited

Haiti’s Disproportionate Casualties after Environmental Disasters: Analyzing Human Vulnerabilities and the Impacts of Natural Hazards

Crystal Andrea Felima

Attempts at Reforming Haiti’s Education System: The Challenges of Mending the Tapestry, 1979-2004

Marc Prou

Historical Reimaginings

Dessalines’s American Proclamations of the Haitian Independence

Deborah Jenson

Gendering the June Days: Race, Masculinity, and Slave Emancipation in Saint Domingue

Elizabeth Colwill

The Success of Toussaint Louverture: Dependence by Design

Logan Thomas

Birth of a Nation: The Creation of the Haitian Flag and Haiti’s French Revolutionary Heritage

Philippe R. Girard

Old Stories, New Narratives

A New Look at the Events of 20 June 1793

Jeremy D. Popkin

“Enfans de l’Amérique”: Configuring Creole Citizenship in the Press, 1793

Aletha Stahl

Theory and the Social Revolution in Haiti

David Fistein

Light at the End of the Road: Thomas Jefferson’s Endorsement of Free Haiti in his Final Years

Arthur Scherr

Dossier: La Danse sur le volcan

La représentation de la révolution haïtienne en tant que conflit civil : La Danse sur le volcan de Marie Vieux-Chauvet

Anja Bandau

The Ambiguities of Agency: Marie Vieux-Chauvet’s La Danse sur le Volcan

Curtis Small

Narrativité et fictionnalité dans la Danse sur le Volcan

Maurice Joseph

African Legacies

The Face of Lafwa: Vodou & Ancient Figurines Defy Human Destiny

Sara A. Rich

Gouverneurs de la Rosée en « Pays » d’Afrique

Lucie Viakinnou-Brinson

Fusing Dance Traditions

Yanvalou’s Elliptic Displacements: Staging Spirit Time in the United States

Celia Weiss Bambara

Serving the Spirit of the Dance: A study of Jean-Leon Destiné, Lina Mathon Blanchet and Haitian Folkloric Traditions

Allison E. Francis

Locating Sovereignty

On Rituals of Governance: An Inquiry into the Performative Logic of Sovereignty, Sparked by the Contemporary Practices of Bann a Pye in Bel Air, Haiti

Chelsey Louise Kivland

Rational Cooperation: Situating Konbit Labor Practice in Context

Christian N. Vannier

Re-construire l’identité haïtienne : entre individualisme et collectivisme

Dieulermesson Petit-Frere


Book Reviews

Atis Rezistans: the Place, the Video, the Academy

—Review by LeGrace Benson

Artists, Performers, and Black Masculinity in the Haitian Diaspora, by Jana Evans Braziel

—Review by Celucien L. Joseph

Hegel, Haiti, and Universal History, by Susan Buck-Morss

—Review by Patti M. Marxsen

I, Tituba, Black Witch of Salem, by Maryse Condé, trans. Richard Philcox

—Review by Mary Jo Muratore

Tree of Liberty: Cultural Legacies of the Haitian Revolution in the Atlantic World, by Doris L. Garraway, ed.

—Review by Natalie Léger Palmer

Haïti 1804 Lumières et ténèbres Impact et résonances d’une révolution, by Léon-François Hoffmann, Frauke Gewecke, and Ulrich Fleischmann, eds.

—Review by Frantz Antoine Leconte

On the Treatment and Management of the More Common West-India Diseases 1750–1802, by J.Edward Hutson, ed.

—Review by Deryck Murray

Typo/Topo/Poéthique sur Frankétienne, by Jean Jonassaint

—Review by Asselin Charles

Migrant Revolutions: Haitian Literature, Globalization, and US Imperialism, by Valerie Kaussen

—Review by Peter Hallward

Human Biology of Afro-Caribbean Populations, by Lorena Madrigall

—Review by Tara A. Inniss

Reproducing Inequities: Poverty and the Politics of Population in Haiti, by M. Catherine Maternowska

—Review by Gina Athena Ulysse

Here … There and Beyond: The Work of 16 Haitian Artists of Florida, by (KRISTO) Christian Nicholas and Fred Thomas

—Review by LeGrace Benson

Dominican Cultures: The Making of a Caribbean Society, by Bernardo Vega, ed., trans. Christine Ayorinde

—Review by Sheridan Wigginton