2012 - 2013
Supported by the Humanities Writ Large grant from the Mellon Foundation.
Co-directed by Laurent Dubois and Deborah Jenson, the “Haiti Lab” is the first humanities laboratory at the Franklin Humanities Institute. Now in its third year, the lab merges research, education, and practical applications of innovative thinking for Haiti's disaster recovery and for the expansion of Haitian studies in the U.S. and Haiti. Located at the FHI's new headquarters at the Smith Warehouse, the Haiti Lab takes its inspiration from the collaborative and discovery-driven model of research laboratories. Undergraduate and graduate students work with specialists in Haitian culture, history, and language on projects featuring vertical integration of Duke University expertise across disciplines and schools. The Haiti Lab is also a resource for media outlets seeking to gain knowledge of Haiti. Read more...
HAITI LAB LINKS
- Undergraduate opportunities (updated for Spring 2012) : independent studies, courses, and other ways to get involved.
- Student projects: projects from independent studies, many are on-going
- Faculty and graduate opportunities: working groups and other on-going projects.
- Projects, publications, & other links: links to the Lab's digital projects, faculty publications, student blogs, media coverage, social media profiles, etc.