12:00 -- 3:00 pm
Northwestern University- French Department
Haitian authors Lyonel Trouillot, 2011 Goncourt nominated author and journalist, and author Yanick Lahens. Presentation and discussion in English on Haitian contemporary literature and art.
Lunch provided by the Buffet center - Centre d'études pluridisciplinaire of the UNW.
6:30 – 8:00 pm
Alliance Française de Chicago
Lyonel Trouillot and Yanick Lahens will discuss in French: Haiti, une traversée littéraire, a 2010 publication, co-curated by Lyonel Trouillot and Louis-Philippe Dalembert, edited by Presses Nationales d'Haiti and
Institut Français, Paris; and their own 2010 and 2011 publications. The debate will be moderated by William Balan-Gaubert [Universtiy of Chicago].
Followed by a vin d'honneur.