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.