Haitian Studies Association's Annual Conference
33rd Annual Conference:
Nou La Pi Rèd Toujou! Embodying a New Praxis
Nou La Pi Rèd Toujou! Annou Bay fòm nouvo pratik-teyori jarèt
Nou La Pi Rèd Toujou! Élaborons une nouvelle praxis
October 21-23, 2021
Our 33rd Conference is now over. Thanks to all who joined us online this difficult year. You are invited to watch our recordings and see our final program. We are looking forward to seeing you next year in Washington D.C. and in our other online events this year.
June 7, 2021
Haitian Studies Association Book Prize (2021) – Call for Submissions
See Previous Years’ Recipients of the Book Prize » Recipients of the 2019 book prize The Haitian Studies Association announces its biennial Book Prize. The 2021 Prize will be awarded to the best single-authored book in Haitian Studies in the social sciences, with broad application beyond the academy, published between September 2019 and August 2021. […]
Call for papers 2021: “Nou La Pi Rèd Toujou! Embodying a New Praxis”
The world has forever changed in the course of the past year. The Covid-19 pandemic with its 3 million death toll has left families devastated throughout the world and created major social, political and economic shifts everywhere as well as the need to adapt to new means of communication. It has also been a time of unprecedented worldwide re-awakening and wide ranging protests against racism, white supremacy, state sanctioned violence and unequal life conditions. People of all generations and all creeds and color have rallied to demand justice, stand against oppression of all sorts, and demand respect for human rights worldwide.
In Haiti and throughout the world, people are protesting against neoliberal austerity, state corruption, the shift to authoritarianism, unbridled repression and racism. This past year will go down in recent Haitian history as one of the most tumultuous and difficult years for the people of Haiti. Moments such as these oblige scholars and professionals to do more than talk or write. We are compelled to come together to think critically and productively about how theory and practice intertwine and how to incite meaningful change.