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186. Between the Singular and the Universal: Remembering Post/Revolutionary Haiti

Tuesday, 6 January, 8:30–9:45 a.m., Ravenna C, Sheraton

A special session

Presiding: Chris Bongie, Queen's Univ.

1. "Testifying the Haitian Revolution: The Baron de Vastey's Testimonio," Marlene Daut, Claremont Graduate Univ.

2. "From Universal Emancipation to Antislavery in One State: Vastey and the Contradictions of Haitian Independence," Nick Nesbitt, Princeton Univ.

3. "Auditing the Horrors: Vastey and the Challenges of Post/Revolutionary Humanitarianism," Chris Bongie

For abstracts, visit www.queensu.ca/english/bongie.html.


Subject:

  • Francophone Literature – Caribbean

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