Author: Museum Studies Program

Alumni kudos!

Kudos to… Catalina Esguerra (MSP12) began (this past fall) as a Spanish Instructor at the Miller School of Albemarle, a private co-educational school near Charlottesville. She successfully defended her dissertation and graduated in December.

Faculty kudos!

Kudos to MSP affiliated faculty and Steering Committee member, David Michener, who has been appointed as a Mentor Fellow by U-M’s Center for Academic Innovation!  The 2020 cohort of Fellows and Mentor Fellows are University of Michigan-Ann Arbor faculty across eleven schools and colleges,...

Listening to Object Witnesses: Decolonizing Research in Museum Collections

Dr. Margaret Bruchac, Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of Pennsylvania, will discuss strategies for recovering Indigenous object histories through material analyses, consultation, and re-assessments of imposed museological categories that may have distanced objects from their origins.   She will reveal how memories can...

Alumni kudos!

Kudos to… John Kannenberg (MSP10) has several new publications. He has published the new Museum of Portable Sound Gallery Guide, 3rd Edition, the guidebook used by visitors to the museum. This guide has essentially become an introductory textbook on sound studies. He has also...