Benjamin Hebblethwaite


Benjamin Hebblethwaite is an associate professor in the department of languages, literatures, and cultures at the University of Florida, where he teaches courses on Haiti, Jamaica, and France. His books include the forthcoming A Transatlantic History of Haitian Vodou, Stirring the Pot of Haitian History, and Vodou Songs in Haitian Creole and English. He is currently investigating Arabic influences in French, German, and Dutch rap lyrics.

Articles by Benjamin Hebblethwaite
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A Vodouist walks to Bawon Samdi's tomb during Fèt Gede at the Cité Soleil Cemetery in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on Nov. 1, 2018.
A Vodouist walks to Bawon Samdi's tomb during Fèt Gede at the Cité Soleil Cemetery in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on Nov. 1, 2018.
Students look at booklets at their desks on the first day back to school at the National School of Tabarre in the Haitian capital Port-au-Prince on Sept. 5, 2016.
Students look at booklets at their desks on the first day back to school at the National School of Tabarre in the Haitian capital Port-au-Prince on Sept. 5, 2016.