Haitian Studies Association

Announcements & Upcoming Events

H.S.A. Town Hall Meeting (Dec. 10, 2022)

Save the date! This December 10th we’ll be having our annual Town Hall Meeting.

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Calendar of Events

Events in December 2022–February 2023

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    Haitian Studies Wednesday Writing Group
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    Emerging Scholars Café
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    H.S.A. Town Hall Meeting
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    Haitian Studies Wednesday Writing Group
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    Haitian Studies Wednesday Writing Group
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    Haitian Studies Wednesday Writing Group

If you wish to have your event included here, please contact us with the details. 


Upcoming Events

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H.S.A. Town Hall Meeting (Dec. 10, 2022)

Save the date! This December 10th we’ll be having our annual Town Hall Meeting.

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Emerging Scholars Café (Dec. 9, 2022)

The Emerging Scholars Committee would like to invite you to its last Emerging Scholars Café for the year on December 9, 2022 at 2:00 pm EDT on Zoom. 
We welcome Samantha Schifano, doctoral student at University of Buffalo, to present “Caribbean/Eco-Criticism/French Literature” and Jameson Léopold, masters student at Université de Toulouse, on the topic “The implementation of a public policy to prevent the brain drain from Haiti.” We also welcome Dr Cécile Accilien, professor at Kennesaw State University, as commentator for this panel. Presentations will be in English and French followed by a discussion in all three languages (English, Creole, French). We look forward to having you with us.

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Lunch & Learn with Local Haitian Civic Leaders (Nov. 30th, 2022)

We are equipping civic leaders who will transform Haiti’s classrooms and communities into spaces that will be foundational to Haiti’s citizens reclaiming their identity and agency. We believe that education will be the next cultural revolution in our mighty Haiti. We know Haiti’s potential and, for almost ten years, our network of now 450+ civic leaders have been contributing to community transformation.
Our new series of “lunch-n-learn” sessions are meant to help us continue to build meaningful allyship as we expand connections that reinforce and elevate the work of APA’s civic leaders.

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Haitian Studies Wednesday Writing Group

Writing assignments can be easier to complete when you have a regular schedule and become a part of a supportive community. If you are looking for an hour of distraction-free time to write, read, or plan your scholarly activities, please join the Haitian Studies Wednesday Writing Group. All scholars are welcomed. The writing group will meet every Wednesday (October 19th – December 28, 2022) at 12:00 PM Eastern Time.

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Past Events

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University of Miami – Virtual Open House (Oct. 21, 2022)

Are you interested in a comparative, critical degree in a diverse, interdisciplinary, and multicultural environment?

The Ph.D. program in Literary, Cultural and Linguistic Studies offers an exciting combination of research, writing, teaching, and professional training. The department supports a range of critical and theoretical approaches and encourages interdisciplinary work that takes advantage of the university’s many strengths.  

The Ph.D. offers two major concentrations: 1.) Literary and Cultural Studies and 2.) Critical Studies of Language/Linguistics. Students in each concentration may opt to develop a secondary field of expertise in the other. Our students explore a variety of geographic, temporal, and theoretical fields, allowing them to carry out highly interdisciplinary and innovative research projects.  

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Reflections On Haiti: Layering the Conversation (Oct. 14, 2022)

A panel of Haitian professionals discuss how the current situation in Haiti impacts all aspects of everyday life. Join to understand how fuel shortages, insecurity and political maneuvering affect arts and culture, education, and the financial and medical sectors in today’s Haiti, as well as initial reactions to the call for the return of foreign armed forces.

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