ReConnect/ ReCollect Timeline

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<a href="https://www.reconnect-recollect.com/summer-2021-pilot-project/" data-type="page" data-id="544"><span style="color: var(--qubely-color-5);" data="var(--qubely-color-5)" class="qubely-text-has-color">Summer 2021 Preliminary Work</span></a>

Summer 2021 Preliminary Work

In the Summer of 2021, the Reconnect Team put together a set of goals and a budget. With their initial funding, they conducted a preliminary survey of Michigan’s Philippine Collections and began to articulate a vision for what ReConnect/ReCollect could eventually become.
June 2021
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ReConnect ReCollect Receives Grant from the Humanities Collaboratory

ReConnect/ReCollect received two years of funding from the University of Michigan’s  Humanities Collaboratory, which provides resources for humanities scholars to experiment with collaborative, team-based approaches to humanities research.
August 2021
<a href="https://www.reconnect-recollect.com/reconnect-blogs-madeline-ricky-and-deirdre-visit-the-paccm/" data-type="URL" data-id="https://www.reconnect-recollect.com/reconnect-blogs-madeline-ricky-and-deirdre-visit-the-paccm/"><span style="color: var(--qubely-color-5);" data="var(--qubely-color-5)" class="qubely-text-has-color">Visit to the Philippine American  Cultural Center of Michigan</span></a><br>

Visit to the Philippine American Cultural Center of Michigan

ReConnect/ReCollect’s Co-Pi’s Deirdre De La Cruz and Ricky Punzalan were invited to speak at the PACCM as part of their Filipino-American History Month Series.
October 2021
Reparative Collections Survey Begins

Reparative Collections Survey Begins

In the Fall of 2021, the Reparative Curation team brings their new methodology to the collection survey.
October 2021
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Visit to the University of Michigan Zoological Collections

In October 2021, the ReConnect Team visited the Mammals Collection at the University of Michigan’s Museum of Zoology in an effort to get to know the natural sciences side of the Philippine collection.
October 2021
<a href="https://www.soas.ac.uk/cseas/events/seminars/04nov2021-decolonisation-in-colonial-institutions-reparative-approaches-to-philippine-collections-in.html" data-type="URL" data-id="https://www.soas.ac.uk/cseas/events/seminars/04nov2021-decolonisation-in-colonial-institutions-reparative-approaches-to-philippine-collections-in.html"><span class="has-inline-color has-background-color">Ricky Punzalan speaks at SOAS about Reparative Approaches to Philippine Collections</span></a>

Ricky Punzalan speaks at SOAS about Reparative Approaches to Philippine Collections

This presentation discusses the current efforts to develop alternative ways to represent and provide access to Philippine materials held by the University’s Bentley Historical Library, the Special Collections Research Center, and the Museum of Anthropological Archaeology.
November 3, 2021
<meta charset="utf-8">Visiting the UMMAA Collections

Visiting the UMMAA Collections

As a first step in our efforts toward Reparative Curation, Jim Moss, the Collections Manager for the University of Michigan Museum of Anthropology and Archaeology, led the ReConnect/ ReCollect Team on a tour of some of the Museum’s Philippine Collections.
November 12, 2021
<a href="https://www.reconnect-recollect.com/reconnect-recollect-external-advisory-board-meeting-december-7-2021/" data-type="URL" data-id="https://www.reconnect-recollect.com/reconnect-recollect-external-advisory-board-meeting-december-7-2021/"><span style="color: var(--qubely-color-5);" data="var(--qubely-color-5)" class="qubely-text-has-color">First Meeting with External Advisory Board</span></a>

First Meeting with External Advisory Board

ReConnect/ReCollect convened its first meeting with its advisory board to discuss reparative efforts to collections.
December 7, 2021
<a href="https://www.reconnect-recollect.com/reconnect-recollect-announces-artist-residency-for-may-2022/" data-type="post" data-id="831"><span style="color: var(--qubely-color-5);" data="var(--qubely-color-5)" class="qubely-text-has-color">ReConnect / ReCollect Announces Artist Residency for May 2022</span></a>

ReConnect / ReCollect Announces Artist Residency for May 2022

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 PalileoFrancis 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.
February 1, 2022