Nathan Dize

A Phenomenology of Gede: Thinking with the Dead in Haiti

Dr. Nathan Dize (Vanderbilt University) This course proposes a study of Haitian literature through the lens of Gede as authors transgress temporal, spatial, and linguistic boundaries to communicate with and through the dead. Course Goals Three objectives for this course: to familiarize students with a broad spectrum of Haitian writing about and through the memories…

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Reflection: Nathan Dize

Nathan Dize (PhD Candidate in French and Italian, Vanderbilt University) discusses how participation in the Caribbean Digital Humanities Institute expanded his understanding of how digital scholarship and tools can be applied in the classroom. Combining his background in Haitian literature and history with a new knowledge of digital humanities tools, Nathan applied his experience with…

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