9oct12:00 pmGentrifiers or Community Anchors: Are Art Museums Good for Urban Neighborhood Residents?Presented by Justin Meyer (PhD candidate, Urban Planning)
13oct6:30 pmThe “Calculated Frightfulness” of ISIS: Threats to Middle Eastern Cultural Heritage in Historical PerspectivePresented by Geoffrey Emberling, Assistant Research Scientist, Kelsey Museum of Archaeology, University of Michigan
23oct12:00 pmSpending Some Time on the Inside: Jackson’s Cell Block Seven Prison MuseumPresented by Amy Reimann (Executive Director, Ella Sharp Museum)


3nov6:30 pmCultural Heritage in Sites and Museums in India: Challenges and OpportunitiesPresented by Shraddha Bhatawadekar, Nehru-Fulbright Academic and Professional Excellence Fellow, Center for South Asian Studies and Museum Studies Program, University of Michigan
10nov6:30 pmTo Amphipolis and Back Again: Crisis Management, Heritage Politics and Grassroots Activism as “New Heritage” in GreecePresented by Despina Margomenou, Lecturer, Department of Classical Studies, University of Michigan
20nov12:00 pmTranslating the Museum: Multicultural Accessibility at the National Museum of Japanese HistoryPresented by Esther Ladkau (PhD, History)


1dec6:30 pmCrisistunity: Re-imagining Historic Sites at the National TrustPresented by Katherine Malone-France, Vice President for Historic Sites, National Trust for Historic Preservation
4dec12:00 pmThe God Behind the Marble: Transcending the Object in the German Museum of ArtPresented by Alice Goff (PhD post-doc, Michigan Society of Fellows)