Abstract

Join Lesley students and faculty in a discussion of the leading role Haiti has played in struggles against slavery and colonialism in the Americas and globally; its historic and consistent rejections of white supremacist values and dangerous stereotypes in the contemporary moment; and the lived experiences of Haitians working as artists, therapists, learners, teachers, here at Lesley who draw on pioneering Haitian models of epistemology and ontology—on Haitian sources of strength, community, resilience, and vision. Images will also be projected.

Author Type

Faculty

Start Date

28-3-2018 3:10 PM

End Date

28-3-2018 4:10 PM

Presentation Type

Panel

Disciplines

American Studies | Art and Design | Arts and Humanities | Cultural History | History | Intellectual History | Latin American History | Other Languages, Societies, and Cultures | Public History | Race, Ethnicity and Post-Colonial Studies

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Mar 28th, 3:10 PM Mar 28th, 4:10 PM

Haiti: Black Leadership, Art, and Life

U-Hall 3-098

Join Lesley students and faculty in a discussion of the leading role Haiti has played in struggles against slavery and colonialism in the Americas and globally; its historic and consistent rejections of white supremacist values and dangerous stereotypes in the contemporary moment; and the lived experiences of Haitians working as artists, therapists, learners, teachers, here at Lesley who draw on pioneering Haitian models of epistemology and ontology—on Haitian sources of strength, community, resilience, and vision. Images will also be projected.