Dates: April 28-29, 2016
The City University of New York’s Haitian Studies Institute (HSI) Planning Committee welcomes you to this two-day conference that is meant to both introduce the proposed CUNY-HSI to the larger academic community as well as to provide a forum to frame and better understand the state of the field of Haitian Studies. Presenters include prominent scholars, writers, intellectuals, and community leaders who have dedicated themselves to the community and this field.
The Conference will be held at Brooklyn College, the proposed home of the CUNY-HSI, on Thursday, April 28th, 2016 at 5PM with an opening ceremony and dinner reception. Special Speaker for the evening will be Dr. C. Reynold Verret, President of Xavier University.