The International Studies Public Forum, Institute for International, Global and Regional Studies (IIGaRS) and Department of European Languages and Studies presents

“Containing Abjection: Haiti, Gender, and Humanitarian Gaze”
with Kaiama L. Glover, Associate Professor of French Studies and Africana Studies, Barnard College, Columbia University

Thursday, May 22, 2014
5:00-6:20 p.m.
Social Science Plaza A, Room 1100

Glover is an associate professor in the French department and Africana Studies department at Barnard College, Columbia University. Her work has appeared in The French Review, French Forum, Research in African Literatures, The Journal of Postcolonial Writings, and The Journal of Haitian Studies, among other publications and her latest book, Haiti Unbound: A Spiralist Challenge to the Postcolonial Canon, was published by Liverpool UP in 2010. She is co-founder of the  Transnational and Transcolonial Caribbean Studies Research Group, an editor of Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism, and has contributed regularly to
the New York Times Book Review. Kaiama's current projects include Disorderly Women, a forthcoming study of the ethics of self-care and configurations of the feminine in 20th and 21st century Caribbean fiction, and Revisiting Marie Vieux Chauvet: Paradoxes of the Postcolonial Feminine, an edited volume of critical essays for Yale French Studies.

For further information, please contact Gloria Simpson, simpsong@uci.edu or 949-824-8687.

 

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