Why Haiti Needs a Higher Love V: Meditations on Voodoo Doll

Repeating Islands


A Performance/Talk by Professor Gina A. Ulysse, Department of Anthropology, Wesleyan University

Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 6 pm

Sulzberger Parlor, 3rd Floor Barnard Hall, Department of Africana Studies

Barnard College, Columbia University

New York, NY 10027

This event forms part of the Translating Hispaniola Speaker Series at Barnard College, co-sponsored by COOL, Africana Studies, the Department of Spanish and Latin American Cultures, Barnard Center for Translation Studies and the Greater Caribbean Studies Center. For more information contact the organizers Kaiama L. Glover at kglover@barnard.edu and Maja Horn at mhorn@barnard.edu.


Gina Athena Ulysse is an anthropologist, activist, poet, performance artist and multi-media artist. She is an associate professor of anthropology at Wesleyan University in Middletown, CT. Born in Haiti, she has lived in the northeast of United States since her family migrated eons ago. Her new book, Why Haiti Needs New Narratives: A Post-Quake Chronicle is a tri-lingual collection of…

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