Friday, January 21st • 6:00-8:00 PM
Poto Mitan: Haitian Women, Pillars of the Global Economy
Film Screening and Discussion
University of Chicago
International House, Home Room1414 E. 59th Street
Chicago, IL 60637
Free and open to the public.
Register here.Commemorating the first anniversary of the earthquake in Haiti, join CSRPC Artist-in-Residence Dr. Gina Athena Ulysse for a documentary screening and discussion of Haitian women's lives before and after the devastation.
Dr. Ulysse is an Associate Professor of Anthropology, African-American Studies and Feminist, Gender and Sexuality Studies at Wesleyan University. She was born in Petion-Ville, Haiti. She is the author of Downtown Ladies: Informal Commercial Importers, A Haitian Anthropologist and Self-Making in Jamaica. She has published several articles and creative non-fiction on research methods, feminism, Haitian diasporic tensions and Vodou in referred journals and anthologies. She is currently working on a collection of essays entitled, My Body is My Archive: Reflexive Tales of a Haitian Feminist Anthropologist.
Cosponsored by the Center for the Study of Race Politics and Culture, Center for International Studies, International House Global Voices Program, Center for Gender Studies, Center for Latin American Studies, Human Rights Program, R.I.S.A. (Rising in Solidarity with Ayiti), and UChicago for Haiti.