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5th Annual Haiti Week

February 9-11, 2021

Join Vanderbilt’s Center for Latin American Studies for the 5th annual Vanderbilt Haiti Week! Virtual programs will feature scholars from Vanderbilt University and The City College of New York-CUNY, and explore Haitian history, music, culture, literature, language, and more.

Register now to receive the Zoom link for all events.

All events will use the same Zoom meeting link. Register once to receive the link to join all events. Please note that the February 9 workshop is intended for K-12 educators.


Tuesday, February 9, 2021

5:30-6:30 PM CST K-12 TEACHER WORKSHOP “Teaching Haiti with Music and Carnival” with Danielle Dorvil and Alex Allison (Vanderbilt University). Learn more here.

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

12:10-1:00 PM CST “Translating Haiti: A Conversation with Nathan Dize and Vanessa K. Valdés” featuring Nathan Dize (Vanderbilt University) and Vanessa K. Valdés (The City College of New York-CUNY). View recording on YouTube.

Thursday, February 11, 2021

12:30-1:30 PM CST “Race and Revolution” Panel Discussion with Brandon Byrd, Jane Landers, Jesus Ruiz, and Tiffany Patterson (Vanderbilt University). View Recording on YouTube.


Advanced Registration Required.
Register now to receive the Zoom link for all events.


Haiti Week 2021 co-sponsors include the Department of History, Department of Spanish & Portuguese, Department of French & Italian, the Bishop Joseph Johnson Black Cultural Center, African American and Diaspora Studies, the Student Center for Social Justice and Identity, the Vanderbilt Caribbean Students Association, and the Curb Center.