Haitian Studies from Liverpool University Press
LUP’s mission is to disseminate high quality research and to promote learning and culture through our publications. As such we've compiled our list of titles which study and explore Haiti in response to recent demand for a lasting conversation on the subject.
Exile and Post-1946 Haitian Literature
Writing on the Fault Line
The Colonial System Unveiled
Friends and Enemies
Tropics of Haiti
Beyond the Slave Narrative
On the Edge: Writing the Border between Haiti and the Dominican Republic
The Haiti Exception
Fathers, Daughters, and Slaves
Childhood, Autobiography and the Francophone Caribbean
Having encouraged publishers, scholars and the twittersphere to share their knowledge and resources on this subject, we asked Marlene Daut, (Associate Professor of African Diaspora Studies at the University of Virginia and Editor of H-Haiti) to comment:
'The robust response by many journalists, scholars, and the general public contesting President Donald Trump’s insulting and racist characterization of Haiti and Haitians has been gratifying in so many ways. However, learning about Haiti’s history, so as to be able to think and write thoughtfully about the country and its people with intention, reflexivity, and care, will require that we read much more than a series of Op-Eds. I truly hope the general reading public might take this as an opportunity, then, to engage with the robust and longstanding scholarship on Haiti produced by Haitians, the Haitian diaspora, and scholars from across the world. Creating lasting change will require all of us, including, politicians, journalists, students, publishers, and scholars, to consent to re-education about not only the language we use when discussing Haiti and Haitians, but our core beliefs about people who may be different from us.'
Forthcoming in 2019:
Migrations and Refuge Haitian Literature from the Eco-Archive by John Patrick Walsh
This book will deliver an innovative theoretical approach that combines the historical awareness of Haitian studies with postcolonial ecocriticism. It will challenge the idea of a tipping point of a global refugee crisis by taking up an array of stories on Haitian migrants and refugees, past and present.
(John Patrick Walsh is Associate Professor of French and Francophone Studies at the University of Pittsburgh)
For the month of February we're offering 40% off of all of our Haitian studies titles. Please use discount code HAITI40 or follow this link for the discount to be automatically applied.