Haiti Fights Back by Yveline Alexis a TLS Book of the Year
December 15, 2021
Times Literary Supplement (TLS) Contributor Sudhir Hazareesingh selected as their book of the year Haiti Fights Back, by Associate Professor of Africana Studies and Comparative American Studies Yveline Alexis. It is “written with sensitivity and verve” and “tells a powerful story which draws out the courage and patriotism of ordinary Haitian men and women,” says Hazareesingh.
Yveline Alexis Wins Haitian Studies Association Book Prize
October 27, 2021
Associate Professor of Africana Studies and Comparative American Studies Yveline Alexis has won the Haitian Studies Association 2021 Book Prize for her work Haiti Fights Back: The Life & Legacy of Charlemagne Péralte. The Haitian Studies Association’s biennial Haiti Book Prize is awarded to the best single-authored book in Haitian studies in the social sciences, with broad application beyond the academy.
Yveline Alexis interviewed on the Haitian Diaspora show Tele Lacaye
October 15, 2021
Associate Professor of Africana Studies and Comparative American Studies Yveline Alexis was a guest on the Haitian Diaspora show, Tele Lacaye (At Home)." Professor Alexis discusses her book, Haiti Fights Back: The Life and Legacy of Charlemagne Peralte, with host Jimmy Jacques. The interview is available here.
Yveline Alexis participates in panel discussion for Haitian Flag Day
May 26, 2021
In celebration of Haitian Flag Day on May 18, the Haitian Times founder Garry Pierre-Pierre featured Associate Professor of Africana Studies and Comparative American Studies Yveline Alexis along with Wyclef Jean, Nedjine Paul Deroly, and Dave Fils-Aime as panelists for a discussion about "Upholding L'Union Fait La Force (Unity is Strength) in our Community."
Yveline Alexis presents at University of Rhode Island
April 16, 2021
Associate Professor of Africana Studies and Comparative American Studies Yveline Alexis was a featured speaker at the University of Rhode Island. She presented about the significance of using Caribbean archives and multilingual sources in writing about Charlemagne Péralte’s life and legacy.
Yveline Alexis gives lecture on resistance during U.S. invasion of Haiti
March 30, 2021
Yveline Alexis, associate professor of Africana studies and comparative American studies, was a guest speaker for Bloomfield College's Holley/Humanities Series on "Looking Back and Looking Forward: Discussions about Race, Gender, Voice and Power." She delivered a lecture about resistance in the Americas during the United States invasion of Haiti.
Yveline Alexis appointed faculty success coach
December 9, 2020
The National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity (NCFDD) hired Yveline Alexis, associate professor of Africana studies and Comparative American studies, as one of its coaches for is faculty success program for 2021.
Yveline Alexis raises funds to support organizations in Haiti
November 20, 2020
Yveline Alexis is part of a team that planned a fundraiser for Ayiti Community Trust. We raised funds to help support organizations based in Haiti that are headed by Haitians. View the full global program in multiple language formats.
Shelley Lee, Yveline Alexis, Meredith Gadsby, and Gina Perez Co-Author Op-Ed
January 3, 2018
Shelley Lee, associate professor of history and comparative American studies, Yveline Alexis, assistant professor of Africana studies, Meredith Gadsby, associate professor of Africana studies, and Gina Perez, professor of comparative American studies, co-authored the op-ed “Selective Compassion: The US Approach to Haitians Hasn’t Changed in Hundreds of Years” in Truthout.