Friday, August 31, 2012

Interview on Africa Today (in Berkeley,CA)

Pacifica Radio KPFA 94.1FM in San Francisco/Oakland/Bay Area on September 3rd, at 7pm on 'Africa Today with Walter Turner' aired a half hour interview on  Paramilitarism and the Assault on Democracy in Haiti. To hear this go to The interview begins at around 29 and 1/2 minutes into the show.

Thursday, August 23, 2012

Speaking Dates

Here is the tentative schedule for speaking events on  Paramilitarism and the Assault on Democracy in Haiti. I will update this page as the times/locations get finalized.

9/9/12  Berkeley, CA: 4-6pm at La Peña Cultural Center. For more info see
9/11/12 Portland, OR: 7-9pm at The Lucky Lab (1700 N Killingsworth St., Portland, Oregon 97217). For more see the Portland Central America Solidarity Committee.
9/12/12 Seattle, WA: 7pm at Elliot Bay Books.
9/13/12  Bellingham, WA: 7pm at Village Books
9/14/12 Vancouver, BC: 5:30-6:40pm in room HC 7000 at Simon Fraser University. Sponsored by Latin American Studies.
9/14/12 Vancouver, BC: 7:00-8:30pm in the Alma VanDusen & Peter Kaye Rooms at the Vancouver Public Library.
9/15/12 Victoria, BC: 4:00 - 6:00 pm at UVic, David Strong Bldg Rm C118. Sponsored by Victoria Peace Coalition, Mining Justice Action Committee, UVic Social Justice Studies, Central American Support Committee, and the Barnard-Boecker Centre

9/16/12  Winnipeg, MB: 4pm at McNally Robinson Booksellers Grant Park.
9/17/12  Madison, WI: 4pm at 206 Ingraham Hall at the University of Wisconsin - Madison. Sponsored by the Latin American, Caribbean and Iberian Studies (LACIS).
9/18/12 Chicago, IL: 7pm at DePaul University in Lincoln Park Student Center (LPSC) Room 325 (2250 North Sheffield, Chicago) Transit: Red & Brown CTA train lines, Fullerton Avenue station.
9/19/12 Toronto, ON: 2-4pm at University of Toronto in Grad Room, 66 Harbord St. (NE corner of Harbord and Spadina). Sponsored by CHAN.
9/19/12 Toronto, ON: 7-9pm at Sidney Smith Hall, room 2098, 100 St. George St. 
9/20/12 Montreal, QC: 4-6pm at Concordia University, Hall Building, 1455 de Maisonneuve West H-1124. Sponsored by the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Concordia University.
9/22/12 New York, NY: 7pm at Bluestockings Bookstore
9/24/12 Philadelphia, PA: 8pm at Moonstone Arts Center/ Robin's Books
9/25/12 Washington, DC: 5pm at the Edward B. Bunn, S.J. Intercultural Center 450 at Georgetown University. Sponsored by the Center for Latin American Studies.
9/26/12 Tampa, FL: 6pm at room 136-138 in the Patel Center for Global Solution at the University of South Florida. Sponsored by the Institute for the Study of Latin America and the Caribbean.
9/27/12 Boca Raton, FL: 2 PM, Room PA101 at Florida Atlantic University. Hosted by Peace Studies.
9/27/12 Miami, FL: 8pm at Books and Books
9/28/12 Austin, TX: 7pm at 5604 Manor
10/17/12 Goleta, CA: noon to 1:30pm at Colloquium Series of UCSB Department of Sociology.
10/19/12 Riverside, CA: 2:00 to 3:30pm at University of California Riverside in the Map Room of the College Building South. This is part of the Colloquium Series of the UCR Program on Global Studies (Sponsored by the UCR Sociology Department and the Institute for Research on World-Systems/IROWS).
11/17/12 Columbus, Georgia: 5:30-7pm, Room 104 in the Convention Center for the Annual Vigil of the School of the Americas (SOA) Watch. (801 Front Avenue, Columbus, GA 31901)
3/11/13 Goleta, California, 3:30pm, at 'Introduction to Caribbean Studies' Room Chem 1171, University of California-Santa Barbara.

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Introduction to book published in Monthly Review magazine

The introduction to my new book has been published as a stand-alone  article in the September-October issue of Monthly Review magazine. Here is a PDF. The Brooklyn and Port-au-Prince based weekly newspaper Haiti Liberte (Vol. 6, No. 8.) has published an alternative version here.

Thursday, August 16, 2012

IPS review of my book

See this webpage for a review that the Inter Press Service (IPS) has published of my new book. The book began shipping on August 15 and is 400 pages. The IPS french translation of this article is here and an IPS german translation is here. Znet Italy has an italian translation up here. A spanish version is here on América Latina en Movimiento