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6647: Haitian Studies Series at Harvard (fwd)





From: Alix Cantave <alix.cantave@umb.edu>

Education, Health, Immigration, and Development in Haiti
HAITIAN STUDIES SERIES AT HARVARD UNIVERSITY
SPRING 2001 Ė FALL 2001

Dates:  February 16, 2001; April 20, 2001; October 26, 2001; December 7,
2001
Location:  David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, 61
Kirkland Street, Cambridge, MA

This series seeks to facilitate intellectual exchanges between Harvard
staff, faculty,
and students and Haitian scholars, professionals, and policymakers and
foster dialogues
on the role and position of Haitian studies in Latin American studies.


Forum 1 February 16, 2001, 12:00-2:00 p.m.
Topic:  The Haitian Education, Economic, Political, and Social System:
            An Historical Perspective
Presenters:  Michele Pierre-Louis, FOKAL (Open Society Institute, Haiti)

                   Michel-Rolph Trouillot, University of Chicago
Discussants: Paul Farmer, Program on Infectious Disease and Social
Change, Harvard Medical School,
                  Alix Cantave, University of Massachusetts-Boston, and
Local Initiatives Support Corporation

Forum 2 April 20, 2001, 3:00-5:00 p.m.
Topic: Education and Development
Presenters:  Serge Madhere, Howard University
                  [ Haitian Education Official]
Discussants: Mary Jo Bane, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard
University
                  Gary Orfield, Graduate School of Education, Harvard
University

Forum 3 October 26, 2001, 3:00-5:00 p.m.
Topic: Immigration and Transnationalism
Presenters:     [Haitian Public Official]
                     Alex Stepick Florida International University
                     Jocelyn McCalla, National Coalition for Haitian
Rights
Discussants: Marcello Suarez-Orozco, Graduate School of Education,
Harvard University
                   Carola Suarez-Orozco, Harvard Immigration Project

Forum 4 December 7, 2001, 3:00-5:00 p.m.
Topic: Health and Development
Presenters:  [Haitian Public Official]
                   Paul Farmer, Program on Infectious Disease and Social
Change, Harvard Medical School
Discussants: Rose-Marie Chierici, State University of New York at
Geneseo

This series is made possible by a grant from the Harvard University
Provostís Fund for Interfaculty Collaboration

Sponsors:
Harvard University Provostís Office
Program in Infectious Disease and Social Change, Harvard Medical School,

Department of Social Medicine; Partners In Health
David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies
Graduate School of Education, Harvard University
Harvard Immigration Project
Haitian Studies Association

For more information, and RSVP please contact: Cynthia Rose
(617-432-6020)