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Union Presbyterian Seminary Hosting African Odyssey Exhibit Feb 2016

Union Presbyterian Seminary Hosting African Odyssey Exhibit

Joanne Braxton

This article published by the The Progess-Index, speaks about Dr. Braxton's exhibit at Union Presbyterian Seminary. The free exhibit and gallery explores the history of the transatlantic slave trade, its resounding effects on Africans in the Americas, and its representation in literature and the humanities. The exhibit, titled African Odyssey, featured photographs taken by Dr. Joanne M. Braxton, director of the College of William & Mary's Middle Passage Project and its 1619 Initiative, during a visit to Ghana, Ivory Coast, and Senegal.


Haitian Creole For Health Care (On Cd), Marc Prou Dec 2010

Haitian Creole For Health Care (On Cd), Marc Prou

Marc E. Prou

Haitian Creole for Health Care on CD Haitian Creole for Health Care is a a thematic course in Haitian Creole, especially designed for health care personnel at the beginning-to-intermediate levels. The complete course consists of twenty-four lessons, depicting situations in the context of hospitals, clinics, and health care needs.


“Foreword”, Marc Prou Dec 2009

“Foreword”, Marc Prou

Marc E. Prou

The Haitian Creole Language is the first book that deals broadly with a language that has too long lived in the shadow of French. With chapters contributed by the leading scholars in the study of Creole, it provides information on this language's history; structure; and use in education, literature, and social interaction. Although spoken by virtually all Haitians, Creole was recognized as the co-official language of Haiti only a little over twenty years ago. The Haitian Creole Language provides essential information for professionals, other service providers, and Creole speakers who are interested in furthering the use of Creole in ...


Paul Laurence Dunbar's Legacy Of Language Feb 2006

Paul Laurence Dunbar's Legacy Of Language

Joanne Braxton

Host Liane Hansen from National Public Radio, invites Dr. Braxton to speak on Paul Laurence Dunbar's work and the legacy of language.


Spoken Haitian Creole (Kreyol Pale, Kreyol Konprann), Marc Prou Dec 2001

Spoken Haitian Creole (Kreyol Pale, Kreyol Konprann), Marc Prou

Marc E. Prou

A book organized around five major themes, which feature dialogues, oral conversation activities, and reading comprehension for intermediate learners.