Haitian Studies Association

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Professors Petrouchka Moïse and Fredo Rivera Secure $350K Grant for “Haitian Art Digital Crossroads” Project

Petrouchka Moïse, assistant professor and Cultural & Community-based Digital Curator in the Grinnell College Libraries, and Fredo Rivera ’06, assistant professor of Art History, have been awarded a $350,000 grant from the Humanities Collections and Reference Resources program of the National Endowment for the Humanities. The grant will support their project, “Haitian Art Digital Crossroads,” which aims to digitize over a thousand Haitian artworks held at several sites in Haiti and the United States and incorporate them into a multilingual database. 

“We are thrilled to have this opportunity to share the richness and diversity of Haitian art with a wider audience and to make it accessible to scholars and researchers around the world,” said Moïse.’

 

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