Sick of corruption, Haiti looks back to its revolutionary hero for hope
Haiti protests summon spirit of the Haitian Revolution to condemn a president tainted by scandal
The MUPANAH acquires 4 rare manuscripts on Toussaint Louverture, via Haiti Libre
Julia Gaffield, Jennifer Palmer, and Patrick Tardieu receive Omohundro Institute Lapidus Digital Collections Fellowship, featured in Le Nouvelliste (Haiti)
Julia Gaffield featured in a Member Spotlight in AHA Today from the American Historical Association
Describe your career path. What led you to where you are today? I enrolled at the University of Toronto in 2002 in the phys ed program and I played on the basketball team; I wanted to be a physical therapist. I quickly realized that I had no interest in anatomy, but I was fascinated by my history elective because it focused on analyzing primary sources. I switched majors. Read More–>
Julia Gaffield Receives 2018 ACLS Fellowship
Julia Gaffield, assistant professor of history, has won the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) Fellowship for her project titled, The Abandoned Faithful: Sovereignty, Diplomacy, and Religious Dominion in the Aftermath of the Haitian Revolution. Read More–>
Julia Gaffield interviewed by Reena Goldthree, for Black Perspectives, The African American Intellectual History Society Blog, October 10, 2016.
Reena Goldthree (RG): Haitian Connections in the Atlantic World chronicles how Haitian officials constructed diplomatic, commercial, and military ties with foreign governments and merchants in the early nineteenth century. Your book joins a remarkably rich body of scholarship on the Haitian Revolution and on Haiti’s place in the Atlantic World. Read More–>
Discovering the Declaration
Damien Cave, “Haiti’s Founding Document Found in London,” The New York Times, 1 April 2010.
Siri Agrell, “Grad student uncovers Haiti’s Declaration of Independence,” The Globe and Mail, 1 April 2010.
“Rediscovering Haiti’s Declaration of Independence,” Duke University.
The Rachel Maddow Show, April 1, 2010
Interview with Marco Werman on PRI’s “The World” from BBC, PRI, and WGBH, 1 April 2010.
Interview with Carol Off and Barbara Budd on “As it Happens” on CBC Radio 1, 1 April 2010, (part one).
Interview with Frank Stasio, “Discovering Haiti’s Declaration of Independence,” The State of Things, North Carolina Public Radio. August 2010.