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Grete Viddal

African American Studies, with a primary field in Anthropology

Grete Viddal is a PhD Candidate. Her research is based in the eastern
provinces of Cuba, which were host to several waves of migration from Haiti.
Grete’s dissertation explores how folkloric performance groups, religious
practitioners, government programs, academic institutes, and transnational
contacts interface with Haitiano Cubano identity. Grete has published in the
Journal of Haitian Studies and in ReVista: the Harvard Review of Latin
America, and contributed to the edited volume “Making Caribbean Dance,”
published by University Press of Florida. She has served as a Teaching
Fellow for classes such as “African Religion in Africa and the Diaspora,”
“Other African Americans,” and “Slavery and Slave Trade in Africa and the