Haitian Studies Association

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The Forgotten Occupation- Online Screening and Q&A (July 29, 2023)

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The Forgotten Occupation is an award-winning 2023 documentary from filmmaker Alain Martin, exploring the history of the first US Occupation of Haiti (1915-1934). The film includes appearances by scholars including Yveline Alexis, Georges Eddy Lucien and Edwidge Danticat.

The event was moderated by Alyssa Sepinwall and included a post-screening Q&A with Alain Martin and Yveline Alexis, author of the 2021 HSA Book Prize winner Haiti Fights Back.

Post Screening Q&A Session

During the Q&A discussion, additional relevant resources were mentioned, both during the conversation and in the chat. We are adding them here for anyone interested in learning more.

Additionally, The Haitian Studies Association mentioned some of the resources that may be of interest: