Why Haiti Needs a Higher Love V: Meditations on Voodoo Doll


A Performance/Talk by Professor Gina A. Ulysse, Department of Anthropology, Wesleyan University

Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 6 pm

Sulzberger Parlor, 3rd Floor Barnard Hall, Department of Africana Studies

Barnard College, Columbia University

New York, NY 10027

This event forms part of the Translating Hispaniola Speaker Series at Barnard College, co-sponsored by COOL, Africana Studies, the Department of Spanish and Latin American Cultures, Barnard Center for Translation Studies and the Greater Caribbean Studies Center. For more information contact the organizers Kaiama L. Glover at kglover@barnard.edu and Maja Horn at mhorn@barnard.edu.


Gina Athena Ulysse is an anthropologist, activist, poet, performance artist and multi-media artist. She is an associate professor of anthropology at Wesleyan University in Middletown, CT. Born in Haiti, she has lived in the northeast of United States since her family migrated eons ago. Her new book, Why Haiti Needs New Narratives: A Post-Quake Chronicle is a tri-lingual collection of post-quake writing from 2010-2012 is due out May 2015 from Wesleyan University Press.



Source: http://spanish.barnard.edu/events/why-haiti-needs-higher-love-v-meditations-voodoo-doll

3 thoughts on “Why Haiti Needs a Higher Love V: Meditations on Voodoo Doll

  1. Voodoo is a technique which is used by a group of Africans called Vodun. These techniques will help you to solve all the problems of your life. There are many ways used to perform this technique. The Voodoo doll is one of the ways to perform this technique. In the Voodoo doll we used a doll to perform Voodoo technique. Sometimes there are many problems occurring in the life of a person.


  2. Voodoo is a technique by which you can do everything. If you have knowledge of Voodoo, then you can do anything. Voodoo helps you to remove problems from your life. Sometimes a person has many problems in his or her life and he or she wants to get rid of these problems.

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