Ontaining abjection Haiti, Gender,and the Humanitarian Gaze
pick one of these as a prompt of this paper. you dont have to use other source but the reading I attached. You should include the information from both the given speech by Kaima L. Glover, a?Containing Abjection: Haiti, Gender, and the Humanitarian Gazea? (co-sponsored with European Languages and Studies)and the reading.
speech notes:Containing abjection
Haiti, gender , and the humanitarian Gaze”
Why is Haiti so poor?
A complex wed of progress-resistant cultural influences.there is the influence of the voodo religion which spreads the message that life is capricious and planning futile.
The single story creates stereotypes and the problem with stereotypes is not that they are untrue, but that they are incomplete. They make one story become the only story.”
-Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Prompts:(please write down which prompt you respond)
1. In what ways do narratives–those specific accounts of what happened to particular groups of people in a given time period and place–shape our perceptions of politics and/or humanitarianism in Haiti? Provide examples to support your argument.
2. To what extent does Glovers examination of Chauvet in the second reading contribute to her goal of rethinking the problematic Haitian narrative she presents in the first reading? That is, to what extent does relative Chauvets exclusion from the francophone Caribbean canon reflect the popular Haitian caricature Glover wants to problematize?