State of Exception opens at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Detroit on Friday February 7th at 6pm. Exhibition Information The exhibition State of Exception, originally installed at the University of Michigan Institute for the Humanities Gallery in 2013, represents the collaboration between artist/photographer Richard Barnes, artist/curator Amanda Krugliak, and...
“The Undocumented Migration Project uses archaeology to tell migrant’s stories”: UMP Director Jason De León interviewed on Stateside with Cynthia Canty, Michigan Radio. Listen here
“An anthropologist records the lives behind the border crossings” Story from NBC Latino News can be found here
“Migrants’ trash in Southern Arizona offers glimpse of history ACQUAINTED WITH ANCIENT GARBAGE, ARCHAEOLOGISTS NOW TAKE AN INTEREST IN MORE RECENT ARTIFACTS – SOME ONLY HOURS OLD.” Front page story about the UMP summer field school from the Arizona Daily Star can be found here
UMP Director Jason De León recently sat down with NatGeo Weekend Radio Host Boyd Matson to talk about immigration and anthropology. The full interview can be heard here
A PDF copy of a recent article in Michigan Alumnus Magazine can be found here: Michigan-Alumnus-UMP
UMP Director Jason De León has been named one of National Geographic’s 2013 Emerging Explorers. More info on this award can be found here
UMP faculty, staff, and students will present findings from the UMP 2012 field season at the Society for American Archaeology conference in Honolulu Friday April 5th. Poster topics focus on the themes of place-making and (in)visibility, suffering and violence, cultural contact, and exploring what the material traces of undocumented migration can tell us that ethnography alone...
Hypoallergenic magazine recently wrote a review of the State of Exception exhibit, which can be found here
UMP Director Jason De León was recently interview on Canada’s As It Happens radio show. Here is the link