Nathan H. Dize is a Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of French and Italian at Vanderbilt University where he specializes in Haitian theater, poetry, and revolutionary poetics during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Nathan holds a Master of Arts in Modern French Studies (2016) and Bachelor of Arts degrees in English and French Languages and Literatures (2013) from the University of Maryland, College Park. He also completed an advanced certificate in Latin American and Caribbean Studies (2013) at the University of Maryland. In 2014-2015, Nathan was a lecteur d’anglais in the Centre de Langues at the École Normale Supérieure de Lyon where he taught Master 1 and 2 courses in 21st Century World Literature as well as courses on written expression and TOEFL preparation. At Vanderbilt, Nathan teaches introductory French language and is a teaching assistant for introductory Haitian Creole.
Nathan’s other areas of specialization are Digital Humanities and Translation Studies. He is a content curator, translator, and editor of A Colony in Crisis: The Saint-Domingue Grain Shortage of 1789. He is also the co-editor of the H-Haiti series “Haiti in Translation.” Nathan has published articles, reviews, and translations in journals such as sx archipelagos, the Journal of Haitian Studies, Contemporary French Civilization, and sx salon.
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