By Alyssa Caldito Growing up Filipino American in a suburb no more than 30 minutes from Ann Arbor, I could have never imagined that the University of Michigan would be home to such a wealth of Philippine artifacts, from weapons and instruments to textiles and ceramics. It was when Professor Deirdre dela Cruz spoke toContinue reading “ReConnecting a Community to its Long Lost Roots“
We are seeking hourly research assistants for reparative description work this fall. Read on for details.
From May 14-28, 2022, ReConnect/ReCollect will host a two-week, paid residency at the University of Michigan that invites three visual artists– Maia Cruz Palileo, Francis Estrada, and Janna Añonuevo Langholz– to engage our Philippine collections, exploring the themes of archives, material history, decolonial praxis and restitution, and Filipino, Filipinx, and/or Indigenous identity. The artists, carefully selectedContinue reading “ReConnect / ReCollect Announces Artist Residency for May 2022”
November 11, 2021 In October, ReCollect/ReConnect Co-PI’s Ricky Punzalan and Deirdre de la Cruz were invited to speak as a part of Philippine Cultural Center of Michigan’s ’s Filipino American History Month series, and I was lucky enough to tag along. The exterior of the PACCM building was unassuming, fitting in among the surrounding suburbanContinue reading “Madeline, Ricky, and Deirdre Visit the PACCM”