Dr. Patrick Bellegarde-Smith has been awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Haitian Studies Association. Dr. Bellegarde-Smith will be presented with the award at the 22nd Annual Conference of the Haitian Studies Association, November 11-13, 2010.
The Department of Africology wishes a fond farewell to Dr. Rita Cheng.
Dr. Patrick Bellegarde-Smith gave three keynote lectures in Toronto in March 2010:
- The 2010 Michael Baptista Lecture at the Centre for Research on Latin American and the Caribbean at York University
- A featured lecture in Caribbean Lecture Series at the Centre for Research on Latin American and the Caribbean at York University
- A featured lecture at the Ontario College of Art & Design in their Art Creates Change: Action lecture series.
Dr. Patrick Bellegarde-Smith, Africology professor and renowned Haitian scholar, has been featured by several news outlets in the aftermath of the earthquake in Haiti.
- Speaking of Faith (American Public Media/NPR), Jan 24, 2010
- Wisconsin Public Radio, At Issue with Ben Merens, Jan 13, 2010
- Milwaukee Public Radio, “UW-Milwaukee Professor Speaks About Life in Haiti,” Jan 13, 2010
- Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal, “Haitians in U.S. are hoping for a silver lining,” Jan 17, 2010
- Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal, “UWM professor holds hope for rebuilding Haiti,” Jan 22, 2010
- Milwaukee Public Television, Black Nouveau, Jan 27, 2010
- The Gleaner (Jamaica, West Indies), “Struggle to find, bury the dead,” Jan 17, 2010
- Al Jazeera, Inside Story, Jan 17, 2010
- O Globo (Brazil, Portuguese language newspaper), Jan 23, 2010