Tag Archives: decolonization

  • Bentley Historical Library

    The Mystery of the Unidentified Painting

    The questions surrounding a Bentley painting from the Philippines reveal the truth about problematic and harmful content in the archive. The Bentley is part of a new effort to examine Philippine materials across campus and take the necessary steps to repair damage to Filipino communities and people.

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  • School of Information

    UMSI faculty leads a project to decolonize U-M Philippine collections

    The University of Michigan's Ann Arbor campus is 8,199 miles from Manila, the capital city of the Philippines. Spread throughout multiple campus locations is one of the largest collections of historical Filipino artifacts outside of the archipelago nation. Read on to learn how two U-M faculty members are leading a project to revitalize and decolonize these vast collections.

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