Resources

Maps

Central America and the Caribbean

  1. Central America and the Caribbean (Reference Map) 2001 (275K)
  2. Central America and the Caribbean (Reference Map) 2001 (1.5MB) [pdf
    format]
  3. Central America and the Caribbean (Reference Map - for printing) 2001
    (1.5MB) [pdf format]

Haiti

  1. Library of Texas Maps of Haiti (country and cities)
  2. Lonely Planet Map of Haiti

Guadeloupe

  1. Library of Texas Map of Guadeloupe
  2. Lonely Planet Map of Guadeloupe

Martinique

  1. Library of Texas Map of Martinique
  2. Lonely Planet Map of Martinique

Jean-Baptiste Labat

Links in English

  1. Catholic Encyclopedia article on Fr. Jean-Baptiste Labat
  2. Brief bio and picture of Labat
  3. Excerpt 1 (translated) from Labat's Nouveau voyage aux isles de l'Amérique
  4. Excerpt 2 (translated) from Labat's Nouveau voyage aux isles de l'Amérique

Link in French

  1. Biographie abrégée et image du père Jean-Baptiste Labat

Aimé Césaire

Links in English

  1. Biography & bibliography of Césaire's works, Brooke Ritz, Emory University
  2. Review of Césaire's Notebook of a Return to the Native Land, by Arthur Durkee

Links in French

  1. A short exerpt from Césaire's poetry on Franceweb

Jacques Roumain

Links in English

  1. Story of Langston Hughes Meeting Jacques Roumain (Bob Corbett, Webster U)
  2. Brief biography, Writers of the Caribbean

Links in French

  1. Littérature: Jacques Roumain (CUNY)
  2. Jeu et engagement dans Gouverneurs de la Rosée de Jacques Roumain (Article, Maximilien Laroche)

Joseph Zobel

Link in English

  1. Obituary, Guardian, July 1, 2006

Links in French

  1. Littérature: Joseph Zobel (CUNY)
  2. Exposition Joseph Zobel (sculptures et ikebana)
  3. Compte rendu de Gertal et autres nouvelles, de Zobel
  4. Compte rendu de Le soleil m'a dit... Oeuvre poétique, de Zobel

Patrick Chamoiseau

Links in English

  1. Brief biography (Writers of the Caribbean)
  2. Chamoiseau on the use of Creole vs. French (CARICOM article)

Links in French

  1. Littérature: Patrick Chamoiseau (CUNY)
  2. Entretiens avec Patrick Chamoiseau (dailymotion)

Maryse Condé

Links in English

  1. Maryse Condé, novelist, playwright, critic, teacher (Mohamed Mekkawi)
  2. Biography & selected works

Links in French

  1. Littérature: Maryse Condé (CUNY)

Lilas Desquiron

Link in English

  1. Review of Reflections of Loko-Miwa (Bob Corbett)

Gisèle Pineau

Link in English

  1. Gisèle Pineau, Voices from the Gaps (U of Minnesota)

Links in French

  1. Littérature: Gisèle Pineau (CUNY)
  2. Gisèle Pineau, biographie et bibliographie (Swarthmore)
  3. Gisèle Pineau: Un papillon dans la tête

Edwidge Danticat

Links in English

  1. "Modern Haiti's Pride and Pain" (USA Today)
  2. Two articles on Edwidge Danticat from the L.A. Weekly
  3. Biography & bibliography of Danticat's works, Ime Kerlee, Emory University
  4. 2012 Interview with Edwidge Danticat, Kreyolicious

Link in French

  1. Littérature: Edwidge Danticat (CUNY)
  2. Edwidge Danticat retrouve ses racines haïtiennes

Related Links & Useful Tools

Code noir

  1. Text of the "Black Code" in English
  2. Text of the "Code Noir" in French

Speeches given by Caribbean Nobel Prize Winners (in English)

  1. Speech given by 1992 Nobel Prize winner Derek Walcott, from Santa Lucia
  2. Speech given by Nobel Prize winner V. S. Naipaul, of Trinidad & Tobago

Other Related Links

  1. Site on Haitian vodou
  2. Wyclef Jean

Useful Tools and Resources

  1. An Explanation of Literary Terms
  2. SSU Writing Center Webpage
  3. Grammar Hotline: Call 664-4401
  4. Books & films on reserve at the Jean & Charles Schulz Information Center