New/Old Paradigms

The Story of Abner Louima: Cultural Fantasies, Gendered Racial Violence and the Ethical Witness

Paula Ioanide

From Dessalines to Duvalier Revisited: A Quarter-Century Retrospective

Matthew J. Smith

Literary Moments: Reconfiguration & Repositioning

Ana Lydia Vega and Haiti: Between Fascination and Rejection

Marie-José N’Zengou-Tayo

Frédéric Marcelin, auteur nationaliste et résistant bourgeois

Philippe Chavasse

Explicating Myths & Rituals

Sacred Body in a Clear Mirror: A Comparison of Women’s Theologies in Vodou and Neopaganism

Murphy Pizza

In the Image of Erzulie Fréda: Literary Examples of the Goddess of Beauty, Love, and Support

Jayne Boisvert

Research Note

Vodou Theater in the Land of the Rising Sun: A Report from Tokyo

Lois Wilcken


Book Reviews

Symbioses d’une mémoire: Manifestations religieuses et littératures de la Caraïbe, by Anny Dominique Curtius

—Review by Valérie Loichot

Le Prix du sang: La résistance du peuple haïtien à la tyrannie. Tome 1: François Duvalier (1957-1971), by Bernard Diederich

—Review by Jean-Germain Gros

Sleeping Rough in Port-au-Prince: An Ethnography of Street Children and Violence in Haiti, by J. Christopher Kovats-Bernat

—Review by Greg Mason

Reinterpreting the Haitian Revolution and Its Cultural Aftershocks, by Martin Munro and Elizabeth Walcott-Hackshaw

—Review by H. Adlai Murdoch