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February 2017

Kaiama L. Glover and Gina Athena Ulysse in conversation

February 28 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
33 Lafayette, 33 Lafayette Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217 United States
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Join us to see Kaiama L. Glover, translator of Marie Vieux Chauvet’s Dance on the Volcano, in conversation with performance artist Gina Athena Ulysse for the Haiti Cultural Exchange's Black History Month program series.   Kaiama L. Glover received a B.A. in French History and Literature and Afro-American Studies from Harvard University and a Ph.D. in French and Romance Philology from Columbia University. She is now an associate professor of French at Barnard College. Her book, Haiti Unbound: A Spiralist…

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March 2017

Kaiama L. Glover in conversation with Edwidge Danticat at Albertine

March 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Albertine, 972 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10075 United States
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Please join us at Albertine for a conversation between translator Kaiama L. Glover and writer Edwidge Danticat about Dance on the Volcano, by Marie Vieux-Chauvet. Madison Smartt-Bell says, "With what’s going on racially and politically in the United States today, now is an excellent time for this masterpiece novel to appear in English – and in a translation which does full justice to the great beauty of Chauvet’s prose." Set in late-18th century Haiti, Dance on the Volcano follows the extraordinary…

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