Tag Archives: Haiti

Archives and Activism in Hispaniola

When I moved to the Dominican Republic in 2012 to conduct dissertation research on the history of Haitian migrant communities I knew I wanted to…

Performance, Politick, and Respect in Haiti

A review of “We Make the State”: Performance, Politick, and Respect in Urban Haiti, by Chelsey Kivland. The former Haitian dictator Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier…

“Hacking” Public History

Hacking Public History Most of the public history and oral history projects I admire are the result of thousands or even millions of dollars in…

Venezuela & the Haitian Revolution

A review of Rumors of Change: Repercussions of Caribbean Turmoil and Social Conflicts in Venezuela (1790-1810), by Maria Cristina Soriano. Maria Cristina Soriano’s dissertation contributes…