Volume 19, Number 2, Fall 2013

Table of Contents

This issue of the Journal of Haitian Studies is dedicated to the life, work, and memory of Yon Kokennchenn Mapou

Michel-Rolph Trouillot

Historian, Anthropologist, Caribbeanist, Haitianist.

November 26, 1949 - July 5, 2012

Guest Editor: Nadève Ménard with the assistance of Patrick Bellegarde-Smith


Adieu, Gérard

pp. 6-9

Impact on the Field and Academic Legacies

Remembering Trouillot

pp. 12-23

Neither Magical nor Exceptional: The Idea of the Ordinary in Caribbean Studies

pp. 24-32

Alterity and History: The Cross-Current Contributions of the Work of Michel-Rolph Trouillot

pp. 33-46

Le Rire particulier de Rolph Trouillot

pp. 47-51

Unsilencing the Past -- and the Present

The Ontology of Freedom: The Unthinkable Miracle of Haiti

pp. 54-74

Still Unthinkable?: The Haitian Revolution and the Reception of Michel-Rolph Trouillot’s Silencing the Past

pp. 75-103

Rethinking "Culture" with Trouillot

Revisiter la notion de culture avec Michel-Rolph Trouillot

pp. 106-109

Haiti and the “Savage Slot”

pp. 110-116

Los ideales políticos-sociales de Michel-Rolph Trouillot y sus aportes crítico-históricos a la literatura

pp. 117-126

Silencing the Past ou faire taire le passé dans la fiction : Un Compte-rendu de thèse

pp. 127-150

Beyond the Academy: Artistic and Political Encounters

New York 1967–71, Prelude to Ti difé boulé: An Encounter with Liberation Theology, Marxism, and the Black National Liberation Movement

pp. 152-159

Tanbou Libète : Yon Eksperyans kiltirèl patriyotik

pp. 160-164

Lyrics: “Chante”, and: “Zanmi”

pp. 165-166


Reflections and Musings on a Life Well Lived!

pp. 168-170

Reviews and Bibliography of Michel-Rolph Trouillot's Works

Ti dife boule sou istwa Ayiti by Michel-Rolph Trouillot, and: Originally published as Ti difé boulé sou istoua Ayiti by Michel-Rolph Trouillot (review)

pp. 172-177

Global Transformations: Anthropology and the Modern World by Michel-Rolph Trouillot (review)

pp. 177-182

Byen Pre Pa Lakay: Toward a Complete Bibliography of Michel-Rolph Trouillot’s Writings

pp. 183-202

General Book Reviews

Une Modernisation manquée. Port-au-Prince (1915–1956), Vol. 1: Modernisation et centralisation by Georges Eddy Lucien (review)

pp. 204-208

Fault Lines: Views across Haiti’s Divide by Beverly Bell (review)

pp. 208-211

Beyond the Slave Narrative: Politics, Sex, and Manuscripts in the Haitian Revolution by Deborah Jenson (review)

pp. 211-217

Les Possédés de la pleine lune by Jean-Claude Fignolé (review)

pp. 217-220

Un Cri Lola by Bonel Auguste (review)

pp. 221-224

Absences sans frontiers by Évelyne Trouillot (review)

pp. 224-226

Un-silencing Resistance: A Trilogy of Dictatorship Novels by Évelyne Trouillot, Kettly Mars, and Marie-Célie Agnant

pp. 227-230