We are excited to announce that enrollment for our summer 2015 ethnographic field school in Chiapas, Mexico run through the Institute for Field Research is now open! Information can be found here
The Undocumented Migration Project will be featured in a day long session at the 2015 Society for Historical Archaeology meetings in Seattle on Friday January 9th, 2015. SHA 2015 Conference on Historical and Underwater Archaeology Session SYM-18: Crossing Borders and Erasing Boundaries: An Overview of the First Five Years of the Undocumented Migration...
UMP Director Jason De León was recently featured on the Voice America Radio show “Visionary Leader, Extraordinary Life with Kate Ebner.” You can stream the interview online here.
Here is a news article about our recently funded National Geographic photo camp for kids in Arivaca that we will run in June of 2014. The article is from the Santa Cruz Valley Sun and can be found here.
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 U-M anthropologist Jason De León,...
The Detroit News has recently published a piece discussing the State of Exception exhibit opening at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Detroit in February 2014. The story can be found here.
“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