Exploring Haiti with the Works of Edwidge Danticat

 

Exploring Haiti through the Works of Edwidge Danticat

Date: Thursday, February 8, 2018
Time: 3:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Location: Vanderbilt University, First Amendment Center

Description: This workshop explored the history of  Haiti and the Caribbean, touching on the literary themes of award-winning Haitian-American author Edwidge Danticat, and engaged educators in an activity on social justice and perspective-building to bring back to the classroom. The workshop concluded with a public talk “This Side of the Water: Haiti and Life in the United States” and book signing by Edwidge Danticat. This special opportunity is not to be missed!

 

Contact: Colleen McCoy [colleen.e.mccoy@vanderbilt.edu]