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Sunday, 28 December

395. Theorizing the Haitian Revolution

7:15–8:30 p.m., Yerba Buena Salon 12, Marriott

Program arranged by the Division on Nineteenth-Century French Literature

Presiding: Daniel Desormeaux, Univ. of Kentucky

1. “Friends and Enemies: The Haitian Turn of Francophone Postcolonial Studies,” Chris Bongie, Queen’s Univ.

2. “The (Anti-)Empire of Jean-Jacques Dessalines in the Postcolonial Nineteenth Century,” Deborah Jenson, Duke Univ.

3. “The Specter of Saint-Domingue: The Haitian Revolution in Nineteenth-Century France,” Alyssa Sepinwall, California State Univ., San Marcos

4. “Littérature, constitutions et liberté: Haïti 1800–05,” Jean-Jacques Thomas, Univ. at Buffalo, State Univ. of New York

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