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The Haitian Revolution: An Island-Wide Affair

NOV 19, 2021 | 5:00 PM TO 7:00 PM



Virtual Event


November 19, 2021: 5:00 PM-7:00 PM




Dr. Sophie Maríñez (Borough of Manhattan Community College, Mellon/ACLS Fellow)



Dr. Nathalie Frédéric Pierre (Howard University)
Dr. Maria Cecilia Ulrickson (Catholic University of America)
Dr. Emmanuel Lachaud (Yale ‘21)
Dr. Dixa Ramírez (Brown University)
Dr. Anne Eller (Yale University)
With introductory remarks by Dr. Marie-Lily Cerat, Interim director of the Haitian Studies Institute

In celebration of Batay Vètyè (November 18, 1803), this event offers a discussion of the Haitian Revolution through its ramifications on its eastern neighbor, Santo Domingo/Dominican Republic. This event is also a capstone of the course “Slavery, Gender, and Resistance in Ayiti/Hispaniola” offered this fall by the Ph.D. Program in French and the Ph.D. Program in Latin American, Iberian, and Latino Cultures (LAILAC).

Co-sponsors: The Ph.D. Program in French, The Ph.D. Program in History, the Institute for the Research of the African Diaspora in the Americas (IRADAC), The Ph.D. Program in Latin American, Iberian, and Latino Cultures (LAILAC), and the Haitian Studies Institute at Brooklyn College

Event Flyer (PDF)