Museum Studies Program Blog

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...

Alumni kudos!

Kudos to… Jenny Kreiger (MSP11) has been running a collaborative initiative at the University of Oregon Libraries and the university’s Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art. The initiative is supported in part by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Jenny has served as project manager for...

Alumni kudos!

Kudos to… Emily Kutil (MSP12) began a teaching fellowship at the University of Buffalo, School of Architecture and Planning.  Last summer, as a freelance designer, Emily created an exhibition about Detroit’s Black Bottom neighborhood that was on display at the Detroit Public Library.  “Black...