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Jan Mapou papers | University of Miami Special Collections

By Cecilia Eyerman and Lucrece Louisdhon-Louinis

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Title: Jan Mapou papersAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.

ID: ASM0228

Creator: Jan Mapou (1941-)

Extent: 9.0 Boxes

Formats/Genres: Audiovisual materials, Videocassettes

Languages: English, Haitian;HaitianCreole

Biographical Note

Jan Mapou (Jean-Marie Denis) is a Haitian author, playwright, director, and arts advocate. He was one of the founders of the Haitian Creole Movement, which began in Haiti in 1965. That same year he also created Sosyete Koukouy (The Fireflies Society), a multi-disciplinary arts company dedicated to preserving Haitian culural traditions and rituals. In 1969, Mapou was arrested by the Duvalier government for his activities promoting Haitian Kreyol. He immigrated to New York in 1972, before settling in Miami in 1984. He helped  found chapters of Sosyete Koukouy in both New York and Miami, and serves as the Society's  artistic director. Mapou's writing legacy includes 2 poetry books,1 short story, and 8 plays. He has also directed more than 15 plays in Haiti, New York,and Miami. He owns Libreri Mapou (Mapou Bookstore) in Little Haiti, which has one of the largest inventories of titles on Haitian culture and history in the nation. He alo hosts two radio programs on education and culure on WLRN Public Radio and has served on numerous boards, including the Miami Book Fair International. Finally, he is the co-founder of the Haitian Arts Alliance. In 2007, he was the recepient of the Folk Life Award from he State of Florida.

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Haitians - United States

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions: The collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions: Copyright is owned by Jan Mapou (Jean-Marie Denis). Requests to publish or display materials from this collection require written permission from the rights owner. Please contact asc.library@miami.edu for more information.

Acquisition Source: Gift of Jan Mapou, 2013

Related Materials: For more information please see Haitian Diaspora Oral History Collection Interview with Jan Mapou http://merrick.library.miami.edu/cdm/ref/collection/asm0085/id/196.

Processing Information: Processed by Cecilia Eyerman, Student Assistant (2015). Collection-level description by Beatrice Skokan, Manuscripts Librarian, 2016.

Finding Aid Revision History: Audiovisual materials descriptions updated by David Rodriguez, June 2016. Collection revised by Yvette Yurubi, May 2017.


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Series II: Audio-Visual MaterialsAdd to your cart.
Box 4: Audio-Visual Materials - 3 VHS-C tapes & Audiocassettes, 1992-2000Add to your cart.
Item 1: VHS-C: Clarence, Communion, May 6, 2000Add to your cart.
Item 2: VHS-C: Semoine de la Diasfora, July 17, 2000Add to your cart.
Item 3: VHS-C: UnlabeledAdd to your cart.
Item 4: South Dade Performance Library, February 26, 1994Add to your cart.
Item 5: Chita Tande Kazak, Koralen: Dejune, Mandela-Cauvin-Maou, Jezikri, April 4-27, 1993Add to your cart.
Item 6: A - Chita Tande, Let Pou Tisolda / B - Anten Koukouy, Komemorasyon, July 5-19, 1994Add to your cart.
Item 7: Noel CompasAdd to your cart.
Item 8: Chilta Tande, Repotaj Marta & Salad Pwezi, February 1 & June 28, 1994Add to your cart.
Item 9: Moreso Leroy Anniversary, March 13, 1995Add to your cart.
Item 10: Benwa Batravil, November 4, 1992Add to your cart.
Item 11: Chita Tande, Repotay Kiltirel, Fledize Chante, November 30, 1993 & March 1, 1994Add to your cart.
Item 12: Chita Tande, Kristof Kolon, Serge Fuerte, November 17-24, 1992Add to your cart.
Item 13: Kazak, April 2, 1993Add to your cart.
Item 14: A - Chita Tande, Dyalog Zanmitay / B - Anten Koukovy, July 12 & August 2, 1994Add to your cart.
Item 15: 40 Semine, August 1993Add to your cart.
Item 16: [Label indecipherable] - Tape IIAdd to your cart.
Item 17: A- Chita Tande, Marlene Sou Famm / B - Mission Societe C, March 2, 1993Add to your cart.
Item 18: Anten Koukovy, January 14, 1994Add to your cart.
Box 5: Audio-Visual Materials - Audiocassettes, 1992-2008Add to your cart.
Item 1: Seth and Chris' Room Mix / Police MixAdd to your cart.
Item 2: Unlabeled tapeAdd to your cart.
Item 3: Kont, Paula Pean, April 23, 2000Add to your cart.
Item 4: Chita Tande, June 29 & July 12, 1993Add to your cart.
Item 5: A- Chita Tande Rankont Ak Marcel Alexis / B - Chita Tande Pawol Fanm, September 20 & December 13, 1994Add to your cart.
Item 6: Dr, Chailot, July 6, 2008Add to your cart.
Item 7: 20 Semine, April 24, 1993Add to your cart.
Item 8: Chita Tande / Espesyal Mandela, April 12-26, 1994Add to your cart.
Item 9: N'a Debat Theatre Radiophonique de Fayolle JeanAdd to your cart.
Commercially produced cassette
Item 10: 60 Semine Sosyete Koukovy, January 5, 1993Add to your cart.
Item 11: L'Artiste Nationaliste - Ivens Lavalasse, "An Nou Fe You Se!" Oun Mizik Pou HaitiAdd to your cart.
Sealed, commerically produced cassette
Item 12: Seremoni Setifika, 1993Add to your cart.
Item 13: DPM Kannte, December 4, 1994Add to your cart.
Item 14: Sosyete Koukovy, 1993Add to your cart.
Item 15: Chita Tande, March 22, 1991Add to your cart.
Item 16: Chita Tande Rankont Ak Max Manigat, 1994Add to your cart.
Item 17: Theologie et Politique, May 20, 1993Add to your cart.

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