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RELIGHTING THE CROSSROADS: HISTORICAL AND CULTURAL ENCOUNTERS BETWEEN HAITIANS AND AFRICAN AMERICANS
A Virtual Conference

CUNY Haitian Studies Institute and the Department of Africana Studies, Brooklyn College, City University of New York

Conference Schedule:

Friday, May 20
Virtual

11:00 AM – 11:15 AM (EDT)
Welcome and Opening Remarks
Dr. Marie Lily Cerat (Associate Director, CUNY Haitian Studies Institute)

11:15 AM – 12:30 PM (EDT)
Haitian Women in Diasporic Spaces

BREAK: 12:30 PM – 1:00 PM

1:00 PM – 2:15 PM (EDT)
Haiti and Savannah, Georgia: A Roundtable Discussion

2:30 PM – 3:30 PM (EDT)
Keynote by Dr. Gerald Horne (Department of History, University of Houston)

Saturday, May 21
Virtual

11:00 AM – 11:15 AM (EDT)
Welcome
Dr. Marie Lily Cerat (Associate Director, CUNY Haitian Studies Institute)

11:15 AM – 12:30 PM (EDT)
Harlem and Haiti: Activist and Artistic Encounters

BREAK: 12:30 PM – 1:00 PM

1:00 PM – 2:15 PM (EDT)
Black Studies in Canada: Considering the Impact of the Caribbean and Haiti

2:30 PM – 3:45 PM (EDT)
Kafou Listwa | Historical Encounters

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM (EDT)
A Conversation with Joanne Hyppolite, Ph.D. (Museum Curator) and Karen Bauer, M.A. (Ph.D. candidate) on the Haitian Collection at the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture

Sunday, May 22

11:00 AM – 12:15 PM
Tribute to Michel-Rolph Trouillot: A Haitian Anthropologist and Activist Returns Home to Brooklyn College

CANCELLED:
12:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Outdoor festival with vendors and music curated by Haiti Cultural Exchange

Contact us at: HSI22conf@brooklyn.cuny.edu

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