Ruth J. Simmons Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice

Haïti: Memory, Art, and Museums, A Workshop

CSSJ Seminar Room
94 Waterman St, Providence, RI 02906


Friday April 21, 2017

10:00-10:15am Welcome, Anthony Bogues

Memory and Memorialization
10:15 – 10:45am Elizabeth Pierre-Louis Augustin,
Earthquake, Art and Culture in Haiti: From the steps of the revenant to the Youth Masks: Reflections of Martissant Park
10:45 – 11:15am Discussion
11:15 – 11:45am Ralph Allen
Remembering to Avoid the Amnesia Trap
11:45 – 12:15pm Discussion
12:30 – 2:00pm Lunch

Museums and Memory
2:00 – 2:30pm Axelle Liautaud
Le Centre D’Art: A Haitian Renaissance
2:30 – 3:00pm Discussion
3:00 – 3:30pm Erol Josué
Musée ethnologique du Bureau National d'Ethnolgie
3:30 – 4:00pm Discussion
4:00pm Comments, Anthony Bogues.

Saturday April 22, 2017

The Art of Memory
10:00 – 10:30am Erica James
The Work of the Copy in 19 th Century Haitian Art and Culture
10:30 – 11:00am Discussion
11:00 – 11:30am, Patrick Sylvain
Poetic Relations Questing Memory in the work of Castera, Laraque & Phelps
11:30– 12:00pm Discussion
12:00 – 12:30pm Edouard Duval Carrié
Is Memory Water Soluble?
12:30 – 1:00pm Discussion
1:00 – 2:15pm Lunch
2:15 – 4:00pm Making art in Catastrophic Times: A dialogue between Ralph Lauren, Edouard Duval Carrié, and Erol Josue [this program will take place at CSREA, 96 Waterman Street, first floor]
4:00pm – Wrap-up Comments, Anthony Bogues