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29393: Christophe: FYI - Symposium on Haiti at University of Maryland - November 17, 2006 (fwd)

From: Barbara Christophe <haitianinstitu@hotmail.com>

       Revolutionary Freedoms: Haiti’s History of Survival, Strength and
                               November 17, 2006

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University of Maryland

College Park, MD

All Sessions Will Take Place in the Language House, St. Mary's Hall

8:00-9:00 Light breakfast

9:00-9:15: Opening Remarks, Valérie Orlando

9:15-9:30: Welcome, Dr. Cordell Black, Associate Provost for Equity and
Diversity, Academic Affairs

Morning Session - 9:30-12:00

9:30-10:00: Cécile Accilien, Columbus State University “Forgotten Women of Haitian Liberty: Anacaona, Zabeth and Marie-Jeanne”

10:00-10:30:    Elmide Méléance, Independent Scholar
 “Women’s Contribution and Representation in the History of Haiti”

Coffee: 10:30-10:45

10:45-11:15:  Hervé-Thomas Campangne, University of Maryland, College
“Colonization, Slavery and Revolt in 1520’s Hispaniola : The Histoire
Tragique of Enriquillo”

11:15-11:30: Sue Peabody, Washington State University (Vancouver), “Free Upon Higher Ground: Saint-Domingue Slaves’ Suits for Freedom in
U.S. Courts, 1794-1827”

11:30-12:00  Philippe Zacaïr, California State Univerity, Fullerton
“Political Freedom, Slavery, and Social Revolution in the Caribbean:
Alexandre Pétion’s Correspondence with Simón Bolívar”

Lunch 12:15-2:00

Afternoon Session - 2:00-5:00

2:00-2:30 Marc Christophe, University of the District of Columbia
 “The Battle of Vertières and the Creation of Haitian Identity

2:30-3:30: Ulrick Jean-Pierre, Visual and Historical Artist, Atlanta, GA
 “The Battle of Vertières: Through the Lenses of Ulrick Jean-Pierre”

3:30-5:00 Questions, Discussions, commentaries: Discussant, Albert
Decady, HAIPA

Reception & Book Signing: 5:30-7:00 p.m.
Stamp Student Union, Atrium, Room 1107

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