When attempting to bring twenty students to a country they have never been to before, you would be crazy if you didn’t have a little pre-trip anxiety, especially if the destination happens to be rural Haiti. Nonetheless, we swallowed our anxiety, grabbed our over-stuffed packs, and loaded the group of 23 onto a charter bus… more →
The Women’s and Gender Studies Colloquium presents The Mulâtresse: Mythologizing and Negating Hybrid Haitian Identities a talk by Sarah Flowers, C’15 Thursday, April 23 4:30 p.m. Gailor Auditorium This talk is sponsored by the History Department and the Wick From French colonial discourse in Saint-Domingue emerged a number of racial categorizations, notably that of the… more →
Today we hiked to Bois Jolie to begin distributing mango, sed and akajou seedlings (the first to come out of the 16,000 seedling nursery after sowing them 15 months ago). It was a joyful occasion; we were so happy to see our friends, the forty farmers, and the beautiful healthy seedlings. The day was made… more →
CFFL student Mirabeau Sainville (right) outlines the Zanmi Foto project to Jean Phillipe Saintellus. May 22, 2015.
Today’s plan for training with our CFFL partners is sketched out above. We are moving forward with the Photo Survey of Zanmi Lasante, as Caroline Minchew and Chandler Sowden build a list of survey locations, priorities and key data points. Meanwhile, Brooke Irvine is working with Marie Flore Chipps Lafontant to setup a workplace for… more →