• Publications
  • Influence
Engaging Reality and Popular Performance in the théâtre humain of Guy Régis
This article discusses the contemporary shift in Haitian popular theatre through a reflection on the words and work of poet, playwright, and performer Guy Régis. Specifically it discusses howExpand
Crossings and Complexities of Gender in Guadeloupe and Martinique: Reflections on French Caribbean Expressions
This essay reflects on expressions of “trans” experiences and existences – here “gender complexity” – in the French Antilles. It brings together anthropological, cultural, linguistic, political, andExpand
  • 1
Transform/ability and the Talking Tomate: Fruitful Discourses and Performances of Bodily Abilities
In Aesthetic Nervousness (2007), Ato Quayson addresses the transformative nature of bodily abilities when he revisits one of the key tenets in disability studies: that all individuals in allExpand
Of Colonized Mind and Matter: The Dis/Abilities of Negritude in Aimé Césaire's Cahier d'un retour au pays natal
The article analyzes Aimé Césaire's Cahier d'un retour au pays natal in order to demonstrate the varied uses of ability and disability in the written works of the Negritude movement, and specificallyExpand
  • 5
Revolting acts and impassioned Haitian men in the francophone world theatres of Vincent Placoly and Simone Schwarz-Bart
This article discusses the presence of Haiti, and in particular Haitian men, in francophone theatre published and staged throughout the world. It discusses Haitian male protagonists’ engagement inExpand
  • 1
On Normalities: Narratives of Bodies, Ability, and Freaks of Culture in Twentieth-century Francophone Literature
Christian Flaugh’s research project on normality and freaks of culture (or, monstres de la culture) in Francophone literature starts from the fundamental position that identity arises from variousExpand
Andikape mobility: Haitian subjectivity at the juncture of disability, gender, and insecurity
This article begins the study of the under-explored yet fundamental role of andikape (disability) mobility—the expression of subjectivity and the exercise of rights by the disabled—in Haitian historyExpand