Cuban and Caribbean Studies Institute

Tulane University

From Tulane New Wave: Finding Haiti at Tulane- Marky Jean-Pierre

January 30th, 2015

January 26, 2014

Sarah Netter
snetter@tulane.edu

Living in New Orleans gives Marky Jean-Pierre a sense of home. He’s lived in the city for a mere five months, but the vibe on the street, the people that stop and wave — it wraps him in a sense of comfort.

Jean-Pierre, a professor of practice at Tulane University who is teaching Haitian Creole and French, grew up in Haiti. He said that New Orleans is a natural place to teach the language of his native country.

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