Haiti: Voice, Gender and Representation in the Aftermath of Disaster

Monday, May 2, 2016 - 5:00pm

Mon. May 2
5:00 pm
14E-304
MIT Campus, Bldg. 14

Professor Kaiama L. Glover (Barnard College)

Professor Glover joined the Barnard College faculty in 2002. Her teaching and research interests include francophone literature, particularly that of Haiti and the French Antilles; colonialism and postcolonialism; and sub-Saharan francophone African cinema.

Professor Charles Forsdick (University of Liverpool)

Charles Forsdick is James Barrow Professor of French at the University of Liverpool. He has published widely on travel writing, colonial history, postcolonial literature and the cultures of slavery. He is also a specialist on Haiti and the Haitian Revolution, and has written widely about representations of Toussaint Louverture.