Author Archive for Pradip Malde

Professor, Dept. of Art and Art History, Sewanee: The University of the South Co-Director, Haiti Institute in Sewanee

Danticat and Hispaniola crisis

The Dominican Republic’s “Ethnic Purging”: Edwidge Danticat on Mass Deportation of Haitian Families “The Dominican Republic is set to begin what some are calling “ethnic purging,” placing the fate of hundreds of thousands of Dominicans of Haitian descent into limbo. Half a million legally stateless people could be sent to Haiti this week, including those… more →

Kenbe Design project

Kenbe Design is an interesting program about community development through building and design projects: “We believe design and construction are vital for progress.  By integrating a collaborative building process with we have created jobs, improved local economies, developed trades and reduce dependence on foreign aid.  Since 2011 Kenbe has worked in partnership with communities and organizations to… more →