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Deborah Jenson CV

Professor of Romance Studies
Romance Studies
205 Language Center, Box 90257, Durham, NC 27708-0257
112 Language Center, Box 90257, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708
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Selected Publications


La lutte continue: Louis Mars and the genesis of ethnopsychiatry.

Journal Article The American psychologist · May 2023 The scientific contributions of Western mental health professionals have been lauded and leveraged for global mental health responses to varying degrees of success. In recent years, the necessity of recognizing the inefficiencies of solely etic and Western ... Full text Cite

Ceremonies Lost and Found: Global South Critical Philosophy against Cognitive Exceptionalism

Journal Article PMLA/Publications of the Modern Language Association of America · 2022 Full text Link to item Cite

Maroon nation: a history of revolutionary Haiti

Journal Article The Historian · April 3, 2021 Full text Cite

Conversational analysis of consciousness during seizures.

Journal Article Epilepsy Behav · November 2020 OBJECTIVE: The objectives of the study were to 1) investigate how patients with epilepsy describe the subjective, conscious experience of having a seizure and 2) determine whether certain themes and descriptions correspond to specific types of epilepsy. ME ... Full text Link to item Cite

Authoring Autism: On Rhetoric and Neurological Queerness

Journal Article AMERICAN LITERATURE · 2020 Cite

Barbara E. Johnson (1947-2009)

Chapter · July 15, 2016 Cite

Poetry of the Haitian Independence

Book · 2015 At the turn of the nineteenth century, Haiti became the first and only modern country born from a slave revolt. During the first decades of Haitian independence, a wealth of original poetry was created by the inhabitants of the former French Caribbean isla ... Link to item Cite

The Haitian Revolution

Chapter · 2013 Cite

Haiti Can Be Rich Again

Other New York Times · January 8, 2012 Cite

Humanities in the Lab: Rethinking Haitian Studies

Journal Article Diversity and Democracy: Civic Learning for Shared Futures · 2012 Cite

La lutte continue: Louis Mars and the genesis of ethnopsychiatry.

Journal Article The American psychologist · May 2023 The scientific contributions of Western mental health professionals have been lauded and leveraged for global mental health responses to varying degrees of success. In recent years, the necessity of recognizing the inefficiencies of solely etic and Western ... Full text Cite

Ceremonies Lost and Found: Global South Critical Philosophy against Cognitive Exceptionalism

Journal Article PMLA/Publications of the Modern Language Association of America · 2022 Full text Link to item Cite

Maroon nation: a history of revolutionary Haiti

Journal Article The Historian · April 3, 2021 Full text Cite

Conversational analysis of consciousness during seizures.

Journal Article Epilepsy Behav · November 2020 OBJECTIVE: The objectives of the study were to 1) investigate how patients with epilepsy describe the subjective, conscious experience of having a seizure and 2) determine whether certain themes and descriptions correspond to specific types of epilepsy. ME ... Full text Link to item Cite

Authoring Autism: On Rhetoric and Neurological Queerness

Journal Article AMERICAN LITERATURE · 2020 Cite

Barbara E. Johnson (1947-2009)

Chapter · July 15, 2016 Cite

Poetry of the Haitian Independence

Book · 2015 At the turn of the nineteenth century, Haiti became the first and only modern country born from a slave revolt. During the first decades of Haitian independence, a wealth of original poetry was created by the inhabitants of the former French Caribbean isla ... Link to item Cite

The Haitian Revolution

Chapter · 2013 Cite

Haiti Can Be Rich Again

Other New York Times · January 8, 2012 Cite

Humanities in the Lab: Rethinking Haitian Studies

Journal Article Diversity and Democracy: Civic Learning for Shared Futures · 2012 Cite

Cholera in Haiti and other Caribbean regions, 19th century.

Journal Article Emerging infectious diseases · November 2011 Medical journals and other sources do not show evidence that cholera occurred in Haiti before 2010, despite the devastating effect of this disease in the Caribbean region in the 19th century. Cholera occurred in Cuba in 1833-1834; in Jamaica, Cuba, Puerto ... Full text Open Access Cite

19th-Century Caribbean Cholera Timemap

Dataset · 2011 Historical epidemiology research and a virtual interface have fused in one of the Haiti Lab’s recent projects, the 19th-Century Caribbean Cholera Timemap. The project, led by Haiti Lab co-director Deborah Jenson and affiliated faculty Victoria Szabo (also ... Link to item Cite

Beyond the Slave Narrative: Sex, Politics, and Manuscripts in the Haitian Revolution

Book · 2011 An introduction to the Afro-diasporic literature of the Haitian Revolution and its New World impact (with particular attention to its American journalistic dissemination) A presentation of Jean-Jacques Dessalines as a radical black Atlantic voice in a trad ... Link to item Cite

Colonialism, Race, and the French Romantic Imagination

Journal Article INTERVENTIONS-INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF POSTCOLONIAL STUDIES · January 1, 2011 Link to item Cite

Dessalines’s American Proclamations of the Haitian Independence

Journal Article The Journal of Haitian Studies · 2010 Assessment of the publication of Haitian leader Jean-Jacques Dessalines’ independence documents in the American journalistic sphere, 1804-1806. ... Open Access Cite

Hegel and Dessalines: Philosophy and the African Diaspora

Journal Article New West Indian Guide · 2010 Open Access Cite

Hegel and Dessalines: Philosophy and the African Diaspora

Journal Article New West Indian Guide / Nieuwe West-Indische Gids · January 1, 2010 [First paragraph]Hegel, Haiti, and Universal History. Susan Buck-Morss. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2009. xii + 164 pp. (Paper US$ 16.95)Universal Emancipation: The Haitian Revolution and the Radical Enlightenment. Nick Nesbitt. Cha ... Full text Cite

Historical Timeline

Chapter · 2009 Cite

The Haiti Issue

Other Yale French Studies · 2005 Cite

Mimetic Mastery and Colonial Mimicry In the First Franco-Antillean Creole Anthology

Journal Article The Yale Journal of Criticism · March 2004 The anonymous 1811 Idylles et chansons, ou essais de po�sie cr�ole has been received as a minor work of Creole poetry by a single author. This essay demonstrates that it is actually the first known Creole literary anthology, containi ... Full text Cite

Helene Cixous, Translator of History and Legend: "Ce transport vertigineux"

Chapter · January 1, 2004 Many readers of early theoretical texts by Cixous were disconcerted by her later plays and asked themselves how both types of writing could be reconciled. After her own translation of La prise de l'ecole de Madhubai into English, Deborah Jenson relates Cix ... Full text Cite

Louise Ackermann's Monstrous Nature

Journal Article Symposium · 2000 Open Access Cite

"Coming to Writing" and Other Essays by Hélène Cixous

Book · 1992 This collection presents six essays by one of France's most remarkable contemporary authors. A notoriously playful stylist, Cixous here explores how the problematics of the sexes--viewed as a paradigm for all difference, which is the organizing principle b ... Link to item Cite