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9163: Speakers, Times and Topics: H.S.A. Conference, October 11-13 , (fwd)

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Date: Mon, 1 Oct 2001 13:50:12 -0400 (EDT)
From: Stuart M Leiderman <leidermn@cisunix.unh.edu>
To: corbetre@webster.edu
Subject: Speakers, Times and Topics: H.S.A. Conference, October 11-13

Group:  Here is the most recent list of speakers, times and topics as
received from the conference organizers.  No word yet on costs and
lodging arrangements.  The website is www.umb.edu/umb/haitianstudies
and the e-mail address is hsa@umb.edu

Thank you,

Stuart Leiderman

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Thirteenth Annual Conference
Haitian Studies Association (HSA)
Asosyasyon Etid Ayisyen
Association des Etudes Hatiennes

McCarthy Arts Center, Saint Michael's College
near Burlington, Vermont
October 11-13, 2001

"Institution Building: The Road to the Social, Political and Economic
Development of Haiti"
"Ann bati enstitisyon: Bon chimen pou yon devlpman sosyal, politik ak
ekonomik ann Ayiti"
"Batissons des institutions: Le chemin vers le dveloppement social,
politique et economique d'Haiti"


The Fourth Colloquium of KOSANBA: Limen Limy, Limen Chimen:
Worldview and Religious Paradigms in Nation-building

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Pre-conference Activities

4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
H.S.A. Board of Directors' Meeting Farrell Room, Saint Edmund's Hall

5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Pre-registration, McCarthy Lobby

7:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
A conversation with authors, McCarthy Art Gallery
Joseph Levy, Raymond Laurin, and others

7:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
A conversation with Mr. Leslie Voltaire, Minister of Haitians Living
Abroad, McCarthy Art Gallery

8:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Haitian Writers Reading, McCarthy Recital Hall
Georges Anglade, Montral; Marilene Phipps, Cambridge;
Jean-Claude Martineau, Port-au-Prince; Charlot Lucien, Boston


8:00 a.m.
Breakfast and Registration in McCarthy Lobby

9:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.
Opening Session, McCarthy Recital Hall

Introductions: Marc Prou, Executive Director, Haitian Studies Ass'n,
University of Massachusetts, Boston; Kathleen M. Balutansky, Chair,
H.S.A. 2001 Conference, Saint Michael's College, Vermont

Welcome: Marc A. vanderHeyden, President, Saint Michael's College, Vermont

Opening Remarks: Carole M. Berotte Joseph, H.S.A. President
Dutchess Community College, SUNY; Patrick Bellegarde-Smith, KOSANBA
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; Robert Johnson, Chair, Africana
Studies, University of Massachusetts, Boston

9:50 a.m. - 11: 15 a.m.
Panel 1A (KOSANBA Panel I), McCarthy Recital Hall
"African Religions and Diasporas"

Moderator: LeGrace Benson, Arts of Haiti Research Project, New York


Bamidele Agbashegbe Demerson, Curator of Exhibitions, the Charles H.
Wright Museum of African American History "The Crossroads in
African-American Folk Life:  Hoodoo, Resistance and Art"

Nancy Mikelsons, Independent Scholar, Chicago, Illinois
"Gran Bwa in Cuba: Meet a Haitian-Cuban Houngan"

Frantz A. Leconte, Kingsborough College, CUNY "Haiti: Vaudou au troisme

LeGrace Benson, Arts of Haiti Research Project, New York, "The Qismat of
the Hundred Names of Allah in Vodou"

9:50 a.m. - 11: 15 a.m.
Panel 1B, Farrell Room
"Haitian Narrative: De l'audience la lodyans"

Moderator: Joseph Ferdinand, Saint Michael's College


Joseph Ferdinand, Saint Michael's College, "Deux audienciers (Lhrisson et
Anglade) se regardent au miroir de la fiction"

Max Dominique, Universit D'tat D'Haiti, Port-au-Prince, "Entre le conte
et la nouvelle, Morisseau Leroy"

Franoise Naudillon, Concordia University, Montreal, "Ruptures et
irruptions dans la lodyans"

11:20 a.m.- 12:40 p.m.
Panel 2, McCarthy Recital Hall
"Community and Religion in Haitian Transnationalism: Contemporary Issues

Moderator: Terry Rey, Florida International University


Karen McCarthy Brown, Drew University, "Making Wanga: Maji in the Service
of Community Building"

Elizabeth McAlister, Wesleyan University, "Transnational Pentecostalism
and the Reinvention of the Haitian Nation"

Karen Richman, University of Notre Dame, "Writing on Cassette: Creole
Aesthetics and Correspondence in Haitian Transnational Space"

Terry Rey, Florida International University
"The Rebounding Diasporic Flow of Haitian Churches: Transnational Channels
of Physical and Spiritual Development"

12:45 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Lunch in McCarthy Lobby and McCarthy Room 134

1:35 p.m. - 2:35 p.m.
Panel 3, McCarthy Recital Hal
"Development of Democratic Institutions"

Moderator: Alix Cantave, Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC),


Mitzie Jacqueline Reid, University of the West Indies-Mona, Jamaica,
"Making Blood Out of Stone: The Imperative for Development in Haiti"

Franois Pierre-Louis, Queens College, CUNY, New York
"Can the Hometown Organizations Foster Democratic Change in Haiti?"

Melinda Miles, Haiti Reborn/Quixote Center, Maryland
"Elections 2000: Participatory Democracy in Haiti"

2:45 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Panel 4A, McCarthy Recital Hall
Round Table: " Pale frans pa di lespri pou sa: Or Does It?"

Moderator: Cecile Accilien, Tulane University


Cecile Accilien, Tulane University, "Teaching Haitian Creole to Speakers
of French and Non-French Speakers: Myths and Challenges"

Elmide, Mlance, American University, "Syncretism and Language: Choice of
Words, Parallel (Common) Practice, Unparallel Language"

Nerva Mlance, Bethesda Wesleyan Church, "Communicating the Word of God the
Right Way"

2:45 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Panel 4B, Farrell Room
"Translating Haitian Literature: Challenges and Rewards"

Moderator: Anne Pease McConnell, Saint Michael's College


Carrol F. Coates, SUNY Bighamton, "Approaches to Translating Jacques
Stephen Alexis' L'espace d'un cillement"

Max Dorsinville, McGill University, Montreal
"Remembering Africa: Translating Roger Dorsinville"

David Gonzales, University of Havana, Cuba, "The Lodyans: Translating
Georges Anglade's Les blancs de mmoire and Leurs jupons dpassent into

Anne Pease McConnell, Saint Michael's College, "A Collaborative Approach

5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m
Keynote Address, McCarthy Recital Hall

Introductions:	John P. Kenney, Dean, Saint Michael's College
		Patricia Siplon, Department of Political Science

Keynote:	Paul Farmer, Harvard Medical School Department of Social
		Medicine/Program in Infectious Disease and Social Change,
		HSA Award for Excellence

6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
President's Reception in McCarthy Lobby


8:30 a.m.
Breakfast in McCarthy Lobby

9:00 a.m. - 10:10 a.m.
Panel 5A (KOSANBA Panel II), McCarthy Recital Hall
The Inner Workings of Haitian Vodou

Moderator: Nancy Mikelsons, Independent Scholar, Chicago, Illinois


Patrick Bellegarde-Smith, University of Wisconsin Madison, "(Re)
Presentation of Dieties in the Diaspora: Will the Real
Legba/Esu/Elegbara/Ellegua Please Stand?"

Lois E. Wilcken, La Troupe Makandal, New York, "One and One is Three:
Vodou Belief and the Rhythmic Organization of Vodou Drumming"

Reginald O. Crosley, Columbia Maryland, "Vodou and Holistic Medicine"

9:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
Panel 5B, McCarthy 221
"Collaborative Approaches in Community Development"

Moderator: Marc Prou, University of Massachusetts, Boston


Dennis Essar, Brock University, Ontario, Canada, "Facult des Sciences de
L'ducation Regina Assumpta: A Successful Teacher-Education Project in

Rose-Marie Chiericci, SUNY Geneseo, "Collaborative Approaches in
Commnunity Development"

Eustache Jean-Louis, CCHER, Boston, "Metro Boston Haitian Research 2010
Coalition Development"

LeGrace Benson, Arts of Haiti Research Project, New York,
"A Phoenix Ready to Rise: The Art and Crafts at Cap-Hatien"

10:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Panel 6, McCarthy Recital Hall
Language, Education and Society

Moderator: Carole  M. Berotte Joseph, Dutchess Community College, SUNY


Bryant C. Freeman, University of Kansans, "Teaching Haitian Studies in
North American: Why, What and How? Based on 23 years of Experience"

Garry Augustin, Fondasyon Fanmi Ginen Makandal (FOFAGMA)
"Jens Ayisyen Fas a La vi Edikatif"

Guilhne Wolf Benjamin, AKOR, West Palm Beach, Florida
"Power to the Parents with: Metd AKOR pou Leve Timoun yo"

11:35 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Panel 7A (KOSANBA Round Table), McCarthy Recital Hall
"What Is It? Vodun, Vodou, Vodoun, Vaudoo or Voodoo?"

Moderator: Gurin Montilus, Wayne State University


Patrick Bellegarde-Smith, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Jacqueline Epingle, Manbo Asogwe, Montral, Canada

Max Beauvoir, Houngan, Haiti and Washington D.C.

Bamidele Agbashegbe Demerson, Curator of Exhibitions, the Charles H.
Wright Museum of African American History

11:35 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Panel 7B, McCarthy 221
"Challenges to Institution-Building at the Grassroots Level:  Successful
Strategies for Financing Community Development"

Moderator: Reza Ramazani, Saint Michael's College


Josette Perard and Bre Reiber-Martinez, The Lambi Fund of Haiti,
"Successful Strategies among Peasant Organizations in Haiti"

Louise Bowditch, SEED/ Semence--Haiti Development Fund,
"SEED: A Social Investment Model for Community Development"

Philfran Saint Nare, SEED/ Semence--Haiti Development Fund
"Successful Community Development Projects in Haiti"

12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Lunch in McCarthy Lobby and McCarthy Room 134

1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Panel 8A, McCarthy Recital Hall
"Economic and Environmental Development in Haiti and Diaspora"

Moderator: Richard Kujawa, Saint Michael's College


Ludovic Comeau Jr, DePaul University, Chicago, "Monetary Policy and
Governance: The Case of Haiti"

Kenneth Lipner, Florida International University, "Haitian Economic
Mobility in South Florida"

Stuart M. Leiderman, University of New Hampshire, "The Ecological
Restoration of Haiti"

Mireille Neptune-Anglade, Observatoire 2000 de la question fminine,
Montreal, "La mesure des mots-cl[?]s: Institutions, Dveloppement, Hati,
Diaspora...et les Femmes"

1:30 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Panel 8B, McCarthy 221
"Haitian Literature and its Political Context"

Moderator: Marie-Agnes Sourieau, Fairfield University, Connecticut


Marie-Jos N'Zengou-Tayo, University of the West Indies-Mona, Jamaica
"Les Romanciers hatiens et la politique des annes 90"

Helen Scott, University of Vermont, "Replacing the Wall of Disinformation:
Edwidge Danticat's Krik? Krak! And Representation of Haiti in the USA"

Irline Franois, Goucher College, "Gigi Dominique: crire Inventer la

Marjorie Attignol Salvodon, "Les je(ux) de mmoire dans La maison du pre de
Yanick Lahens"

Edith Wainwright, Nassau Community College, SUNY, "Le personnage feminin
dans la littrature haitienne"

3:30 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Panel 9, McCarthy Recital Hall
Round Table: "Haiti's Political House: Individuals, Institutions, and

Moderator: 	Robert Maguire, Trinity College, Connecticut

Panelists:  	Alex Dupuy, Wesleyan University, Connecticut

		Robert Fatton Jr., University of Virginia, Virginia

		Carolle Charles, Baruch College, CUNY

5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Annual Business Meeting of the Association, McCarthy Recital Hall

Call to order: 	Carole M. Berotte Joseph, H.S.A. President

Moderators: 	Robert Fatton Jr., H.S.A. Vice-President

		Marc Prou, H.S.A. Executive Director

7:00 p.m. -8:45 p.m.
Annual Banquet and Award SMC Dining Room Ceremony
Banquet tickets required

	H.S.A. Service Award:  Carrol F. Coates

9:00 p.m.
McCarthy Recital Hall
Performance by La Troupe Makandal

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Stuart M. Leiderman
"Environmental Refuees and Ecological Restoration"
Environmental Response/4th World Project
c/o Natural Resources Department, James 215
University of New Hampshire-Durham 03824 USA
  leidermn@cisunix.unh.edu  603.776.0055
  portfolio available upon request