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The Contradictory Legacy of Haiti's Revolution: History and the Earthquake Crisis
Date Friday April 23
Time 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Location Details
California Institute of Integral Studies, 1453 Mission Street (btwn 10th and 11th) in San Francisco. Close to Civic Center Bart. 3rd Floor, Room 308.
Event Type Other
Organizer/AuthorAnnie Paradise
Emailaparadise [at]
The Contradictory Legacy of Haiti's Revolution: History and the Earthquake Crisis. A talk by Professor Robert Fatton, Jr.

Reception begins at 6:30pm
Free, wheelchair accessible, and open to the public.

Robert Fatton Jr. is the Julia A. Cooper Professor of Government and Foreign Affairs in the Department of Politics at the University of Virginia. He served as Chair of the Department of Politics from 1997 to 2004. He is the author of several books and a large number of scholarly articles. His publications include: Black Consciousness in South Africa (1986); The Making of a Liberal Democracy: Senegal's Passive Revolution, 1975-1985 (1987); Predatory Rule: State and Civil Society in Africa (1992); Haiti's Predatory Republic: The Unending Transition to Democracy (2002); and The Roots of Haitian Despotism (2007). He is also co-editor with R. K. Ramazani of The Future of Liberal Democracy: Thomas Jefferson and the Contemporary World (2004); and, Religion, State, and Society (2009).
Born and raised in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, now an American citizen, Fatton studied in the mid 1970s in France, later earning a Bachelors Degree from Goshen College, Indiana, in 1976. He holds Masters and Doctoral Degrees from the University of Notre Dame, Indiana. He has been teaching at the University of Virginia since 1981.
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