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Bélo in Conversation with Jacques Pierre

November 30th, 2018
12:00 PM


FSP | Bélo in conversation with Jacques Pierre


Friday, November 30, 2018
12:00 pm - 1:15 pm


Forum for Scholars and Publics
Old Chem 011
Duke's West Campus Quad
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Join us for a lunchtime conversation with Haitian composer and guitarist Jean Bélony Murat, known by his stage name Bélo, and Jacques Pierre (Duke Romance Studies and co-director of the Duke Haiti Lab). The conversation will be in English and Haitian Creole. Light lunch served.

Sponsored by the Forum for Scholars and Publics.


Jean Bélony (Bélo) Murat

Jean Bélony Murat, known by his stage name Bélo, is a Haitian composer and guitarist. His first album Lakou trankil (Quiet Streets) is treasured by Haitians because the songs explain and reflect the problems the country faces. Bélo is ...

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Jacques Pierre

Duke University

Jacques Pierre was born in Cap-Haitien, Haiti. He studied Haitian Creole and French Applied Linguistics at the State University of Haiti. He is currently a Lecturing Fellow in French, Haitian Creole and Culture in the Department of Romance Studies at Duke University and Core ...

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