City College Downtown: Rights Talk EP 23 Contemporary Haiti in Historical & Global Perspective with Dr. Cécile Accilien
City College Downtown: Rights Podcast - E23: Contemporary Haiti in Historical and Global Perspective with Dr. Cécile Accilien
This episode engages the multifaceted human rights challenges faced by Haitians in the homeland and in the United States and beyond. It features Dr. Cécile Accilien, a professor and scholar of Haitian Studies and Board Member of the Haitian Studies Association, based in Atlanta, Georgia. She has published a number of books, articles, and chapters; her most recent publication is a co-edited volume (with Valérie Orlando), Teaching Haiti: Strategies for Creating New Narratives, published by University Press of Florida in July 2021. Dr. Accilien challenges dominant narratives of Haiti and places the island nation's current challenges within a larger historical and contemporary global perspective.
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