Thursday, October 11, 2012

Banjo History Lecture At Wesleyan

Laurent Dubois: The Banjo: Eighteenth Century Routes and Roots”
5PM, Center for Film Studies, Washington Terrace.

Laurent Dubois, a prolific crossover academic, is Professor of French Studies and History at Duke University and a leading expert on Haitian history and culture. His books include Haiti: The Aftershocks of History (Metropolitan Press, 2012); Soccer Empire: The World Cup and the Future of France (University of California Press, 2010); Slave Revolution in the Caribbean, 1789-1804: A Brief History With Documents (St. Martins’ Press, 2006); A Colony of Citizens: Revolution and Slave Emancipation in the French Caribbean 1784-1804 (University of North Carolina Press, 2006), and Avengers of the New World: The Story of the Haitian Revolution (Harvard, 2004).

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