In 2020, Marisol Fila was selected to participate in “Podcasting the Humanities: Creating Digital Stories for the Public.” Fila has since taken a lead role in producing the team’s podcast.
Justice InDeed, a group that works closely with Collaboratory Project Grant team Black Washtenaw County, has been in the news for its work to educate communities about racist housing policies.
ReConnect / ReCollect: Reparative Connections to Philippine Collections at the University of Michigan has announced an upcoming artistic residency. From May 14-28, 2022, the team will host three visual artists.
Hanna Smith was encouraged to talk to professors whose areas of expertise aligned with her major academic focus. That meeting led to her learning about the Collaboratory’s Global Feminisms Oral History Archive project.
Maddie House, a student on the Collaboratory Project Grant team Expanding the Reach of the Global Feminisms Oral History Archive, demonstrates the range of what undergraduate team members contribute.
Zev Miklethun, an undergraduate student in history, recently published Cops or Robbers? The Dangers of Invisible Policing, a multimedia investigative report, created by for the Policing and Social Justice HistoryLab of the Documenting Criminalization and Confinement grant team.
In a recent conversation, Tyrese Byrd shared his thoughts about performing music both from the canonical repertoire and from Black Song, as well as how his burgeoning professional career has intersected with the research goals of Singing Justice.
Michigan News featured the Detroit River Story Lab and the team’s collaboration with multiple community groups in an article, “What lies beneath: Detroit River narratives emerge through schooner trips, boat building.”
The Ambivalence Project is at work on a comprehensive resource to put theory into practice: an Ambivalence Toolkit designed “to make the conceptual and theoretical work we are doing as a team practical and applicable in real world work.”
A core group of students on the Documenting Criminalization and Confinement team has finished a multi-media, interactive StoryMap that documents the origins, events of, and implications of, the 2016 uprising of incarcerated persons at a maximum security prison known as Kinross in Kinchloe, MI in the Upper Peninsula.