André Normil
(Haitian, b. 1934)
The Pole Climbers, ca. 1966
Oil on Masonite 49 1/2 x 17 1/2 in.
Milwaukee Art Museum, Gift of Richard and Erna Flagg M1991.136
Photo credit: Efraim Lev-er

Haiti 2012: a celebration of contemporary Haitian art, cinema and literature

Monday March 5, 2012 - Northwestern University and Alliance Française de Chicago: discussion of Haitian literature and art with authors Yanick Lahens & Lyonel Trouillot.

Tuesday March 6, 2012 - At the Lynden Sculpture Garden, Milwaukee
(private event): Haiti and the Midwestern Imagination
Orville Bulman Show - On view to the public March 7-May 13, 2012

Wed. March 7, 2012 - Weasler Auditorium, Marquette University: 2:30 pm-9:00 pm
L'envers de l'écran  ❈   Behind the Screen
With Film director Arnold Antonin in attendance,
Showing Documentaries & Les Amours d'un zombi  (The loves of a zombie)

Thurs. March 8, 2012 - Milwaukee Art Museum: 2:00pm-8:00 pm
Coup de projecteur  ❈   Spotlight on the Flagg Collection of Haitian Art
Guided visits & presentations by Mireille Pérodin-Jérome & Edouard Duval-Carrié

Friday, March 9, 2012 - UWM Center for 21st Studies:
2:00 pm-7:00 pm
FAILLES : Littérature haïtienne ❈  FAULTLINES : Literature, Politics, Life
with authors Louis-Philippe Dalembert, Yanick Lahens, & Lyonel Trouillot.


We thank for their support -- At Marquette University: The Helen Way Klinger College of Arts & Sciences, the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures & MUSG. At the University of Wisconsin-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 French, Italian & Comparative literature. In Milwaukee: The Milwaukee Art Museum, The Lynden Sculpture Garden, The Alliance française of Milwaukee. The Institut français in Paris, France & the Cultural Services of the Consulate General of France in Chicago