Author: Museum Studies Program

Nov 14 – film screening and panel discussion

You are invited to join fellow Museum Studies Program student, Felix Zamora-Gomez (MSP16) who will be moderating a presentation of Almudena Carracedo’s film, The Silence of Others.  The film reveals the epic struggle of victims of Spain’s 40-year dictatorship under General Franco as they...

Student kudos!

Kudos to… Lucy Smith (MSP18) who is a recent recipient of the Jack and Jeannie Thompson Humanities Internship.  The internship allowed Lucy to further develop skills outside the traditional academic arena through working at the MATRIX Digital Humanities Lab at Michigan State University.  Here...

Institute for the Humanities – Fellowship opportunities for graduate students

Humanities Institute Graduate Student Fellowships The Institute for the Humanities, founded in 1987, promotes interdisciplinary research and discourse in the humanities and the arts. The central function of the institute is to form an intellectual community of faculty and graduate student fellows who spend an...

UM collections available in digital format

Many University of Michigan museum and library collections are now available in digital format.  The Museum of Zoology Insect Division is the latest to make their collection available online through the UM Library Digital Collections.  The collection has easily searchable records for almost 300,000...

Oct 22 – “The Unvarnished Truth”: Reframing the National Narrative at the National Museum of African American History and Culture

William S. Pretzer, Senior Curator of History, Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture This presentation will explore the American story through the lens of the African American experience as displayed at the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture...