The Sacred Music and Dance of Haitian Vodou from Temple to Stage and the Ethics of Representation

@article{Wilcken2005TheSM,
  title={The Sacred Music and Dance of Haitian Vodou from Temple to Stage and the Ethics of Representation},
  author={Lois E. Wilcken},
  journal={Latin American Perspectives},
  year={2005},
  volume={32},
  pages={193 - 210}
}
  • Lois E. Wilcken
  • Published 1 January 2005
  • Political Science
  • Latin American Perspectives
"What is true and at the same time quite remarkable about the Vodou," wrote Moreau de Saint-Mery (1958 [1797]: 68, my translation), "is the kind of force that induces those present to dance to insensibility. ... Without doubt in order to calm the fears that this mysterious cult inspires in the colony, [the blacks] pretend to dance it in public, to the sound of the drums and the clapping of hands. ... But I guarantee that it is all the more a calculated move to escape the vigilance of the… 
4 Citations
Capturing kontredans: the transnational exposure of a Haitian dance form
ABSTRACT In the rural Haitian community of Ti Rivyè, dancers and musicians perform kontredans, a dance based on 18th-century European social dances and strongly influenced by African musical
Vodú Chic: Cuba's Haitian Heritage, the Folkloric Imaginary, and the State
Hundreds of thousands of Haitian agricultural laborers arrived in Cuba to cut cane as the Cuban sugar industry was expanding between the 1910s and the 1930s, and many settled permanently on the
L'ethnologie et les troupes folkloriques haïtiennes. Politique culturelle, tourisme et émigration (1941-1986)
Pendant les annees 1930-1940, Haiti devint un carrefour et un terrain d'investigations pour des ethnologues haitiens, americains et francais. L'indigenisme haitien et l'anthropologie culturelle ont

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 39 REFERENCES
On Ethnographic Authority
THE 1724 FRONTISPIECE of Father Lafitau's Moeurs des sauvages ameriquains portrays the ethnographer as a young woman sitting at a writing table amidst artifacts from the New World and from classical
Doing the Right Thing in Cross-Cultural Representation
Looking back at the "rationality and relativism" debates that have surrounded anthropology in recent decades, one cannot but notice that the distinctively philosophical contributions have tended to
The Predicament of Culture: Twentieth-Century Ethnography, Literature, and Art.
Introduction: The Pure Products Go Crazy Part One: Discourses 1. On Ethnographic Authority 2. Power and Dialogue in Ethnography: Marcel Griaule's Initiation 3. On Ethnographic Self-Fashioning: Conrad
Silencing the Past: Power and the Production of History.
He suggests that when european visitors assumed the untold aspects of communication he calls most. Eric on trouillot's lengthy example of how and the revolution itself systematic? Some level of such
Transnationalism in the Construct of Haitian Migrants' Racial Categories of Identity in New York City a
TLDR
Analyzing international migration from a transnational perspective implies a redefinition of social context, and the existence of transnational networks are one of the most important ideological expressions of the intensity of the ties of the social agents with the country of origin.
Towards a Transnational Perspective on Migration: Race, Class, Ethnicity, and Nationalism Reconsidered
This is a collection of papers prepared for a workshop on developing a transnational perspective on migration with the focus on migration to the United States. "Immigrants are understood to be
Divine Horsemen: The Living Gods of Haiti
DIVINE HORSEMEN THE LIVING GODS OF HAITI MAYA DEREN PDF Are you looking for DIVINE HORSEMEN THE LIVING GODS OF HAITI MAYA DEREN Books files? Now, you will be happy that at this time DIVINE HORSEMEN
Rara!: Vodou, Power, and Performance in Haiti and its Diaspora
Rara!: Vodou, Power, and Performance in Haiti and its Diaspora. Elizabeth McAlister. Berkeley, CA, and London, UK: University of California Press, 2002. xviii. 259 pp., with "Rara!,". 24-track
Ainsi parla l'oncle
Ainsi parla l’Oncle, paru pour la premiere fois en 1928, est le premier manifeste de la condition noire. Cet ouvrage a influence l’œuvre et la pensee des auteurs du mouvement de la negritude comme
Bonjour et adieu à la Négritude ? : Senghor, Dadié, Dongala et l'Amérique : Littérature et résistance
Cet article etudie la representation de l'Amerique dans la litterature francophone ; il conduit a la conclusion que cette image est tributaire du debat sur la Negritude, notamment si oui ou non
...
...