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I'm not, but You are

I decided that after being here for nearly one month, it would be a good time to sit down and write about my experiences thus far. 664 more words


Vintage Haiti c.1975

These vintage Haiti pictures always make my day.
I love showing them to my grandparents and mother and hearing about how great of a time they had growing up in Haiti when it looked like this. 23 more words


'En Garde' Takes On New Urgency In A Duel With Machetes : Goats and Soda : NPR

The older man is “Professor” Alfred Avril, a 70-year-old Haitian farmer who is also a master of tire machet, or Haitian machete fencing. He’s quick but deliberate in his movements. 109 more words


Vintage Haiti: Haitian Army c.1800

28 January 1801: The governor of Spanish Santo Domingo cedes control of his territory to Louverture. To make his achievements permanent, Louverture forms a central assembly to write a new constitution for all of Hispaniola that abolishes slavery on the entire island.

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Guest blogger Katie Lawler: Reflection

“Life has no other discipline to impose, if we would but realize it, than to accept life unquestioningly. Everything… we deny, denigrate or despise, serves to defeat us in the end. 595 more words


This Academic Life (Jan 2015)

As the project develops, I thought I’d introduce a monthly round-up of my more ‘traditional’ research activities – that is to say, the activities which involve me doing lots of reading, writing, listening and thinking, and will lead to future research publications and funding bids. 386 more words

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