Pays rêvé, pays réel
Du mecredi au vendredi, 7-9 mars 2012
All events are in English and French,
free and open to the public.
For details on the events, click here!
Wednesday, March 7th: L'envers de l'écran
2:30 pm - Welcome
3:00 pm - Short films : "Sur le terrain"
6:00 pm - Arnold Antonin presents his award-winning film: Les Amours d'un zombi, candidat à la présidence (The Loves of a Zombie, Presidential Candidate), 2009, in French with English subtitles.
Weasler Auditorium, Marquette University, (West Wells Street, between 15th & 16th Streets)
Thursday, March 8th: Coup de projecteur sur le collection Flagg d'art hatïtien
Tours of the Haitian Collection:
2:00 - 3:00pm - in English with Édouard Duval-Carrié, Haitian artist and critic
4:00 - 5:00pm - in French with Mireille Pérodin-Jérôme, art historian and curator
6:00 pm - Presentations and discussion: Brady Roberts, MAM Chief Curator, Graham Paul, Consul General of France & Lesly Condé, Consul General of Haïti, Mireille Pérodin-Jérôme, Edouard Duval-Carrié
Milwaukee Art Museum, (on Lake Michigan: 700 N. Art Museum Drive, Milwaukee)
Friday, March 9th: Failles: Littérature haïtienne
2:00 pm - Welcome
2:30pm - Round Table: Haïti: une traversée littéraire
3:30 pm - Writing in Haïti - Écrire en Haïti
- Yanick Lahens, author of Failles ([Faultlines], 2010)
- Louis-Philippe Dalembert, author of Noires blessures ([Black Wounds], 2011)
- Lyonel Trouillot, author of La belle amour humaine ([Beautiful Human Love], 2011)
6:00 pm - Book signing & Reception
Center for 21st Century Studies, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee (Curtin Hall 175, simultaneous interpretation facilities)
Sarah Davies-Cordova and our writer-in-residence Louis-Philippe Dalembert were featured on WUWM's Lake Effect today. They discussed the events for Haiti 2012 Dreams and Reality. Click here to listen to the recording of the show.
Special thanks to our partners and sponsors:
Institut français, Paris, France, the Cultural Service at the Consulate General of France in Chicago.
UW-Milwaukee: The Office of the Chancellor & the Provost, the College of Letters and Sciences, the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, the Center for International Education, the Center for 21st Century Studies, the Department of Africology & the Department of French, Italian & Comparative literature.
Milwaukee Art Museum, The Lynden Sculpture Garden, & Alliance Française de Milwaukee