Gina Athena Ulysse

Associate Producer

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ina Athena Ulysse is Associate Professor of Anthropology and African American Studies at Wesleyan University. In addition to several articles, she is the author of Downtown Ladies: Informal Commercial Importers, A Haitian Anthropologist and Self-Making in Jamaica (Chicago, 2007), a transnational black feminist ethnography of female import/exporters. A performance artist and a poet, Ulysse also performs her one-woman show Because When God is too Busy: Haiti, me and THE WORLD. Her poetry has appeared in 27 Rue de Fleures, Jouvert, MaComere, Meridians, PoemMemoirStory and the anthologies Brassage, The Butterfly’s Way, Resisting Racism and Xenophobia and Women on the Verge of Home.

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