Recommended Summer (2021) Readings on Haiti, the Haitian Revolution, and Haitian Studies

  1. Sudhir Hazareesingh, Black Spartacus: The Epic Life of Toussaint Louverture (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2020)
  2. Brandon R. Byrd, The Black Republic: African Americans and the Fate of Haiti (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2020)
  3. Chelsea, Stieber, Haiti’s Paper War: Post-Independence Writing, Civil War, and the Making of the Republic, 1804–1954 (NYU Press, 2020)
  4. Jean Casimir, The Haitians: A Decolonial History (The University of North Carolina Press, 2020)
  5. Celucien L. Joseph, Revolutionary Change and Democratic Religion: Christianity, Vodou, and Secularism (Pickwick Publications, 2020)
  6. Alyssa Goldstein Sepinwall, Slave Revolt on Screen: The Haitian Revolution in Film and Video Games (University Press of Mississippi, 2021))
  7. Celucien L. Joseph & Paul Mocombe (eds), Reconstructing the Social Sciences and Humanities: Anténor Firmin, Western Intellectual Tradition, and Black Atlantic Tradition (Routledge, 2021)
  8. Jana Evans Braziel & Nadège T. Clitandre (eds) The Bloomsbury Handbook to Edwidge Danticat (Bloomsbury Handbooks, 2021)
  9. Edwidge Danticat, Everything Inside: Stories (Vintage 2020)
  10. Makenzy Orcel, The Immortals (SUNY Press, 2020)

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