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Panel Discussion in conjunction with Reconoci.do | Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art

March 4, 2015
5:30 pmto6:30 pm

Panel Discussion in conjunction with Reconoci.do | Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art.

Professors Lanie Millar (Romance Languages), Alaí Reyes-Santos (Ethnic Studies), and Juan Eduardo Wolf (Ethnomusicology) present a panel discussion on human rights issues related to documentation. This talk is in conjunction with the exhibition Reconoci.do: Dominicans of Haitian Descent, funded in part by a JSMA Academic Support Grant.

See more at: http://jsma.uoregon.edu/events/panel-discussion-conjunction-reconocido#sthash.h3htmvFY.dpuf

UO Today #480: Myriam Chancy

UO Today #480: Myriam Chancy

Myriam Chancy, English, University of Cincinnati, discusses her unique identity as a Haitian-Canadian author living in the U.S. She also talks about Haiti’s uneasy position in the Caribbean and Latin America.

She gave a talk titled “Submission or Omission: Haiti’s Challenge in Latin America” on April 14, 2011 as the Bartolomé de las Casas Lecturer in Latin American Studies. This was also a CLLAS-cosponsored African Diasporas in the Americas Roundtable Event. Other co-sponsors were the Center for the Study of Women in Society, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Romance Languages, Latin American Studies, Department of Ethnic Studies, The Americas Steering Committee, Newman Center, Oregon Humanities Center and the Knight Law School.

Monday, May 23rd, 2011 Art, Music & Culture, Countries, Haiti No Comments

Myriam Chancy: Keynote Speaker

April 14, 2011
7:00 pmto9:00 pm

2011 Bartolomé de las Casas Lecture in Latin American Studies
African Diasporas in the Americas Event
182 Lillis, University of Oregon

Myriam Chancy—“Submission or Omission: Haiti’s Challenge in Latin America”

Professor of English at the University of Cincinnati, Myriam Chancy will seek to highlight the ways in which the concomitant myths surrounding Haiti, both in terms of it Revolution and cultural beliefs, have served regional ideas/ideals concerning sovereignty and human freedom while its day to day reality and increasing poverty has continued to buoy racial anxieties born of racialist enlightenment thinking predating its historical self-liberation.  What challenges does Haiti pose for Latin America, the Caribbean, and scholars of the region? In what ways can we reconceive of Haiti in today’s context, post-earthquake, as a model for the future, given her fragile positionality in Latin American consciousness? › Continue reading

Wednesday, September 1st, 2010 Events, Haiti No Comments


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