T&T Review Column: The Horrors of Slavery: Haiti, Vodou and the Myth of the Cursed Nation (November 2012)

The Horrors of Slavery: Haiti, Vodou and the Myth of the Cursed Nation By Myriam J. A. Chancy (T&T Review, November 2012 column)  Drums used by a “rasin” or roots musical troupe are also traditional vodou drums, Jacmel 2012 ©MJA Chancy About a year ago, I taught an undergraduate course in Haitian Literature at the US university […]


T&T Review Column, August 2012: Axes of Independence or, “What’s so great about being Haitian, anyway?”

Axes of Independence or, “What’s so great about being Haitian, anyway?” Column published in the Trinidad & Tobago Review, August 6, 2012, pp. 16-17 (centerfold)   By Myriam J. A. Chancy When I first arrived at Piarco International Airport in Trinidad, it was to be greeted with a banner announcing to visitors the “golden jubilee” […]