9-26 class materials

9/26 — be prepared for a short, multiple choice quiz on the reading (with one short response)

REQUIRED READING & LISTENING
1) Peter Manuel “Haiti”
 (1995) <–> source
2)
George Lipsitz “Dangerous Crossroads” (1994)
3) Joshua Clover “Terrorflu”  (2008)
4) J.M. Katz “In electing a pop star, Haitians may have been ahead of the curve” (2016)
5) Afropop Worldwide “Haitian Radio on American Airwaves” (2016 podcast, 15 min.)

HAITI QUIZ PREP

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More on Haitian politics and popular music (2011-2016)Former compas star Michel “Sweet Micky” Martelly elected president in 2011 (The Telegraph) / In electing a pop star, Haitians may have been ahead of the curve (The Atlantic) / That time Wyclef Jean ran for president of Haiti (National Public Radio)Haiti’s president releases sexually suggestive song targeting journalist (The Guardian) / As interim president’s term ends, Haitians ask, Who’s in charge?’ (Miami Herald) / International observers will start arriving in Haiti for Oct. 9 vote (Miami Herald)

Bonus article:  How RAM’s Combination of Vodou Culture and Politics Became the Soundtrack to Haiti’s Modern History (2016)

BONUS MATERIALS ON HAITIAN MUSIC <–> CLICK HERE

HAITI PLAYLIST

 

 

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