Laurent Dubois: Haiti: The Aftershocks of History
December 5, 2012
Laurent Dubois, the Marcello Lotti Professor of Romance Studies and History at Duke University, is the author of Haiti: The Aftershocks of History (Metropolitan 2012), Soccer Empire: The World Cup and the Future of France (U. California Press, 2010) and Avengers of the New World: The Story of the Haitian Revolution (Harvard Univ. Press, 2004), and is currently writing a history of the banjo. Born in Belgium and raised in Bethesda, Maryland, he graduated from Princeton in 1992 and received a doctoral in Anthropology and History from the University of Michigan in 1998. He taught at Harvard and Michigan State University before coming to Duke. Presented by the Lowell Humanities Series.