Academics

Centers and Institutes

Center for African, Caribbean and Community Development (CACCD)

The Center for African, Caribbean and Community Development welcomes you to explore the diverse range of cultural, educational, research and applied development initiatives in which we engage. Click to visit the website.

Haitian Creole Language and Culture Summer Institute

The Haitian Creole Language and Culture Summer Institute has been offered in Massachusetts for over two decades. Since the summer of 1995, the Institute has been conducted at the Harbor Campus of UMass Boston under the joint collaboration of the Africana Studies Department, the Haitian Studies Program, and the College of Advancing and Professional Studies. Click to visit the website.

The Haitian Studies Association (HSA)

The HSA provides a forum for the interchange of ideas about Haiti and its people at home and abroad. More specifically, the association is dedicated to encourage new scholarship and modes of pedagogy about Haiti, its history and culture. It also disseminates knowledge about Haiti in general and celebrates the scholarly achievements and contributions of those whose research interests focus on Haiti and its people.  Click to visit the website