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Last Updated: Feb 21, 2014 URL: http://libguides.marquette.edu/haiti Print Guide RSS UpdatesEmail Alerts

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This guide is meant to serve as a curriculum resource guide to provide information and resources concerning the cultural, historical, political and socio-economic context of the Haitian relief effort of 2010.


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Haiti Coat of Arms

Background Information

Videos @ Marquette

  • Poto mitan: Haitian women: pillars of the global economy [DVD]
    Told through compelling lives of five courageous Haitian women workers, Poto Mitan gives the global economy a human face. Each woman's personal story explains neoliberal globalization, how it is gendered, and how it impacts Haiti.
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  • Public vodun ceremonies in Haiti [DVD]
    Presents clips from three public Vodun ceremonies (Rada rite, Kongo rite, and Petwo rite) videotaped in Haiti in 1991. It identifies the principal elements they share and provides a context for understanding Vodun. Introduction narrated in French Creole, subtitled in English.
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  • Uprooted: refugees of the global economy [VHS]
    Describes how the global economy has forced people to leave their home countries, focusing on three stories of immigrants from the Philippines, Bolivia and Haiti.
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Haitian Studies Association

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The Haitian Studies Association (HSA) is an educational organization that promotes research on Haiti and Haitians, identifies and disseminates information on Haiti, and has an international network of experts to address Haitian issues.


Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies

The Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS) at the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee develops, supports and promotes teaching, research and outreach about Latin America and the Caribbean.

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