Category: News & Publications

A Postcard from Glasgow

This Letter from the Field was shared with us by Caitlin Townsend – MSP2013. I’m now six weeks into my practicum experience in Glasgow, Scotland. My project is to research, develop, and write the key themes and stories for the redisplay of the West...

Kudos for Summer 2014

Here are some student accomplishments that we learned about in June. Henrike Florusbosch (MSP03) Henrike has published an article in Anthropology News on two community-based heritage initiatives in West Africa.  The article, “Chiefs and Griots Making Culture: The Politics and Economics of Local Heritage Initiatives...

Letter from the Director, June 2014

The academic year has come to an end and MSP students are now spread around the globe pursuing their practicums. Caitlin Townsend (MSP 13, History) is on her way to the Kelvingrove Museum in Glasgow; Justin Meyer (MPS12, Urban Planning) is working at the...

Kudos for Winter/Summer 2013

Here are some student accomplishments that we learned about in January. David Choberka (MSP03) David has been hired as the Mellon Academic Coordinator at the University of Michigan Museum of Art, where he works with faculty and graduate students to help them use the...