The task of history | MIT News

At community dialogue, MIT historians discuss the power of historical knowledge to make a better world.

School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences • mit
May 22, 2018 ~11 min

Tags:  history  latin-america  special-events-and-guest-speakers  school-of-humanities-arts-and-social-sciences  faculty  social-justice  humanities  slavery  mit-libraries  haiti

How Haiti helps us think differently about history | MIT News

MIT historian Malick Ghachem gets readers and students to look anew at the Atlantic world.

Peter Dizikes | MIT News Office • mit
Dec. 5, 2017 ~8 min

Tags:  history  profile  faculty  humanities  slavery  haiti  shass

MIT-Haiti, Google team up to boost education in Kreyòl | MIT News

Institute-led effort to create STEM lexicon is now available for global translation.

Peter Dizikes | MIT News Office • mit
Oct. 30, 2017 ~6 min

Tags:  education  linguistics  language  social-sciences  education-teaching-academics  humanities  stem-education  haiti  shass  mit-haiti-initiative

3 Questions: How history helps us solve today's issues | MIT News

Professor Malick Ghachem discusses how historians contribute to problem-solving by identifying the roots and sources of a problem.

School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences • mit
Feb. 28, 2017 ~10 min

Tags:  education  international-development  history  economics  policy  research  education-teaching-academics  3-questions  slavery  haiti  shass

Larissa Senatus learns about the world by doing | MIT News

Mechanical engineering major hopes to bring hands-on learning opportunities home to Haiti.

Catherine Curro Caruso | MIT News correspondent • mit
Jan. 13, 2016 ~7 min

Tags:  women-in-stem  profile  social-sciences  research  students  mechanical-engineering  school-of-engineering  undergraduate  nanoscience-and-nanotechnology  humanities  stem-education  haiti  shass  student-life

Haitian educators and MIT faculty develop Kreyòl-based teaching tools | MIT News

Project led by linguist Michel DeGraff is revolutionizing education in Haiti, and serving as a model for similar projects around the world.

School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences • mit
Oct. 7, 2015 ~5 min

Tags:  linguistics  online-learning  k-12-education  faculty  international-initiatives  stem-education  haiti  foreign-languages-and-literatures  shass  global-studies-and-languages

3 Questions: Michel DeGraff on Haiti’s new policy for teaching in Kreyòl | MIT News

MIT scholar, and advocate of native-language instruction, backs linguistic change.

Peter Dizikes | MIT News Office • mit
July 20, 2015 ~16 min

Tags:  linguistics  language  education-teaching-academics  3-questions  haiti  shass  mit-haiti-initiative

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