“Haiti Then and Now” Interviews Professor Myriam J.A. Chancy

“Haiti Then and Now” Interviews Professor Myriam J.A. Chancy

 

“Haitian Thinkers in the Public Space: An Interview Series

“Haiti Then and Now” Interviews Professor Myriam J.A. Chancy

Conducted by Dr. Celucien L. Joseph

July 13, 2020

HTN: Tell us about yourself, your background, education, upbringing, connection to Haiti, etc. Who is Dr. Myriam J.A. Chancy?

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    Dr. Myriam J.A. Chancy

One Thing: A short story by Edwidge Danticat from The New York Times Magazine’s Decameron Project.

One Thing

By Edwidge Danticat

She is dreaming of caves and the rocks and minerals with which he’s obsessed. In the dream, he tells her that touching one of the columns rising from the cave floor could cause the stalagmite to die. She laughs and tells him that this might be one reason people no longer live in caves. He corrects her and says: “Maybe not in Brooklyn, but some people elsewhere do. Forced by weather, maybe during or after hurricanes, or during a war. Hiding, or for protection.”

The Creole Choir Of Cuba: NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert

The Creole Choir Of Cuba: NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert

With a musical history that dates back to the late 18th century, the group has revitalized a long-lost culture through music performed largely a cappella and entirely in Haitian Creole. Watch The Creole Choir of Cuba mash up Cuban and Haitian cultures in this spirited set at the NPR Music offices. Set List: "Marasa Elu" "Ayiti Krye" "Lumane Casimir"

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