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Events » March 2016 » Katia D. Ulysse – AWP Conference, Los Angeles, CA

Katia D. Ulysse – AWP Conference, Los Angeles, CA

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“Land of Upheaval: A Literary Journey Through Haiti’s Modern History.” Featuring Katia D. Ulysse (Drifting), Hector Duarte Jr., M.J. Fievre, and Fabienne Josaphat. It is the destiny of the people of Haiti to suffer, President François Duvalier once said. The panelists share first-person and third-person accounts of the days of Papa Doc Duvalier, the tumultuous times of President-Priest Jean-Bertrand Aristide, and the 2012 earthquake tragedy. The panel discusses how myths and tales about Haiti have been used for political ends. Three authors. Three voices. Three slices of chaotic Haitian history.



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