Nadève Ménard, Professor of Literature of at the École Normale Supérieure of Université d’État d’Haïti in conversation with Grace Sanders Johnson, Assistant Professor of Africana Studies about Haiti in Current Times


Monday, October 25, 2021 - 12:00pm
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Nadève Ménard is professor of literature at the École Normale Supérieure of Université d’État d’Haïti. She is the editor of Écrits d’Haïti: perspectives sur la littérature haïtienne contemporaine (1986-2006) (Karthala, 2011) and the Journal of Haitian Studies’ special volume on Michel-Rolph Trouillot (2013). She is also the author of Lyonel Trouillot, Les Enfants des héros: étude critique (Champion, 2016) and one of the co-editors of The Haiti Reader: History, Culture, Politics (Duke, 2020). Translation projects include Gina Ulysse’s Why Haiti Needs New Narratives: A Post-Quake Chronicle (with E. Trouillot, Wesleyan 2015) and the web exhibit Haiti: An Island Luminous (with E. Trouillot, 2016) hosted at the Digital Library of the Caribbean. She recently translated Louis Joseph Janvier’s Haïti aux Haïtiens (1884) and her manuscript Enduring Myths: Scholars and Stories about Haiti is under contract with Liverpool University Press. Dr. Ménard works in the Haitian education sector and is a founding member of the civil society group RADI: Rasanbleman pou Diyite Ayiti.