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 firstname.lastname@example.org and Maja Horn at email@example.com.
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.