Lecture by Régine-Michelle Jean-Charles, “An Ethic of Care: Black Feminism and Haitian Fiction”

Régine Michelle Jean-Charles is a Black feminist literary scholar and cultural critic who works at the intersection of race, gender, and justice. She is currently the director of Africana Studies, Dean’s Professor of Culture and Social Justice, and Professor of Africana Studies and Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies at Northeastern University.  Her scholarship and teaching include expertise on Black France, Sub-Saharan Africa, Caribbean literature, Haiti, and the diaspora.  She is the author of Conflict Bodies: The Politics of Rape Representation in the Francophone Imaginary (Ohio State University Press, 2014), A Trumpet of Conscience for the 21st Century: King’s Call to Justice (Orbis Press, 2021) and Looking for Other Worlds: Black Feminism and Haitian Fiction (University of Virginia Press, 2022). Cosponsored by FAHSS, World Lang & Cultures, Gender STudies, Latin American & Caribbean Studies Working Group, & English Dept