Public programs facilitate dialogue between academics and professionals, informing scholarship and strengthening practice.

Multiple day conferences, year-long colloquia, individual lectures, “conversations” between individuals, hands-on workshops, and Museums at Noon talks featuring our graduate students all contribute to the remarkable richness of MSP offerings.

Video recordings of some MSP lectures are archived for viewing in our Media Gallery.

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March 2019

A Swift Death and Steady Resurrection: Salvage Anthropology and U.S. Museums

March 12, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
U-M Museum of Art, Helmut Stern Auditorium, 525 S. State St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States
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Presentation by Samuel J. Redman What should museums do with stolen artifacts? Should the response be similar with stolen knowledge? This talk explores the history and legacy of salvage anthropology as it relates to museums in the United States. Salvage anthropology was a movement…

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April 2019

MSP18 Student Capstone Presentations

April 15, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Tonight will feature presentations by two student groups who have worked with area museums on a variety of museum-related projects and challenges.  Details about the museums and the students involved in each group will be updated in the winter semester. The presentations will take…

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MSP18 Student Capstone Presentations

April 17, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Tonight will feature presentations by two student groups who have worked with area museums on a variety of museum-related projects and challenges.  Details about the museums and the students involved in each group will be updated in the winter semester. The presentations will take…

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