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Seminar Food:
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Seminar Impunity:
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Digital Exhibit
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2014

December 5, 2014: The Meanings of Salt in French and Francophone History and Culture
An Interdisciplinary Colloquium
Food and Foodstuffs in the French and Francophone Worlds

November 14, 2014: Impunité et perte de mémoire
Alrich Nicolas: La lente et certaine dé-historicisation du vécu haïtien. Les mécanismes de l'oubli
Impunity, Responsibility and Citizenship

October 28, 2014: Transformations of Taste in the new post-revolutionary society
Ali Nematollahy (Baruch College and The Graduate Center) will discuss on “Taste" in early nineteenth-century French culture.
Food and Foodstuffs in the French and Francophone Worlds

October 20, 2014: The Travesty of Justice
Michèle Duvivier Pierre-Louis, FOKAL: Haiti’s justice system functions in such paradoxical ways that it appears to reinforce impunity. What are the causes of such a persistent situation in times of dictatorship or of “democratic transition”?...
Impunity, Responsibility and Citizenship

September 30, 2014: The Impact of Foods and Cuisine on Culture in France and the Francophone World. An Online Forum
Are you interested in the ways foods and cuisine impact culture in France and in the Francophone world, in the distant past and in the present? Join our first Food Seminar Online Forum. September 30, 2014. From 1 PM to 7 PM
Food and Foodstuffs in the French and Francophone Worlds

May 2, 2014: Haïti Hors-la-loi
Disparity between Haitian Law and state decisions and actions. The State against Society. Historicity. Reception and effect. Lecture and discussion. Speaker: Laennec Hurbon.
The HPFI Three-Year Seminars

April 9, 2014: The Discourses of Food from the 19th-century to the Inter-war Period
Julia Przybos: "De l'imagination physiologique"/ Joseph Rienti: "The place of the restaurant in the literary culture"/ Lauren K. Christensen: "Cuisine as Nation: Regional Food, National Identity, and French Gastronomic Writing (1918-1940)."
Panel Discussion

April 4, 2014: Haiti Impunity: A Visual Account
Digital Exhibit and Projection. Curator and commentator: Frantz Voltaire. Photos, documents and artefacts. Launching of the digital exhibit on the Henri Peyre French Institute website. Projection of the documentary film "Le règne de l'impunité"
The HPFI Three-Year Seminars

March 12, 2014: Rendre compte. Demander comptes.
Paths and Voices for Justice and Catharsis in Haitian Literature. Round Table. Michèle Montas, J-P Richard Narcisse. Room 9206 / 17:00 - 20:00
The HPFI Three-Year Seminars

February 28, 2014: Food, Power, Exchange and Identity in the French and Francophone Worlds
Presentation of the Site and Seminar Themes, and of the upcoming online exhibit "Street Fairs and Street Food in the Nineteenth and early Twentieth Centuries." Francesca Canadé Sautman, Speaker Jasmine Narcisse, moderator

 

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