All Projects

  • Environmental Justice Lab

    Environmental Justice Lab

    The multiple components of the Environmental Justice Lab all feature collaborative student research to document the history of environmental activism, justice, and sustainability in Michigan and beyond.

  • Looking for Asian Americans at U-M and in Michigan

    Looking for Asian Americans at U-M and in Michigan

    This HistoryLab explores the two centuries of history and legacy of Asians, Asian-Americans, and the Pacific-Islanders in the state of Michigan, especially at the University of Michigan.

  • LSA Bicentennial Theme Semester: Michigan Horizons

    LSA Bicentennial Theme Semester: Michigan Horizons

    Presented in conjunction with campus-wide events celebrating the university’s bicentennial in 2017, the Michigan Horizons theme semester focused on the university’s present and future.

  • LSA Bicentennial Theme Semester: Making Michigan

    LSA Bicentennial Theme Semester: Making Michigan

    Presented in conjunction with campus-wide events celebrating the university’s bicentennial in 2017, the Making Michigan theme semester focused on the university’s past and present.

  • Paths of Protest: Histories of Student Activism on Campus

    Paths of Protest: Histories of Student Activism on Campus

    History 294 students developed this historical walking tour to center students and community members as the agents of change on campus.

  • Frenemies: The Russian-American Encounter, 1850s to Present

    Frenemies: The Russian-American Encounter, 1850s to Present

    Students in History 195 examined depictions of Russia or Russians in American popular culture

  • Russia and Its Easts

    Russia and Its Easts

    Students in History 230 worked as a team to analyze and present a historical topic for a wider public audience using ArcGIS StoryMaps.

  • Contemporary Central Asia

    Contemporary Central Asia

    Students in History 481 worked in teams to analyze and present a historical topic for a wider public audience using ArcGIS StoryMaps.

  • Understanding Afghanistan

    Understanding Afghanistan

    Students in History 329 worked in teams to analyze and present a historical topic for a wider public audience using ArcGIS StoryMaps and Google Sites.

  • History of Disaster

    History of Disaster

    Students in History 215 analyzed and presented a historical topic for a wider public audience using ArcGIS StoryMaps.

  • Detroit River Story Lab

    Detroit River Story Lab

    An interdisciplinary, grant-funded initiative that partners with regional organizations to reconnect communities with the river and its stories.

  • Living and Dying in Late-Medieval London

    Living and Dying in Late-Medieval London

    Students learned to transcribe fifteenth-century wills from the London Metropolitan Archive, documenting their results in a StoryMaps exhibit that explores life in late-medieval London.

  • Centering the Northern Realms: Integrating Histories and Archaeologies of the Mongol Empire (1200 to 1500 CE)

    Centering the Northern Realms: Integrating Histories and Archaeologies of the Mongol Empire (1200 to 1500 CE)

    An equal collaboration between anthropologists, historians, and linguists and focuses on uncovering the people, practices, and places that existed along the margins of the Northern Realms of the Mongol Empire.

  • American College Students and the Nazi Threat

    American College Students and the Nazi Threat

    This collection shows some of the ways American college and university students reacted to the Nazi regime, World War II, and the Holocaust. These diverse voices point to a wide range of responses on US campuses, including active opposition to Nazism, disinterest, and even sympathy for certain aspects of the Nazi program.

  • Displaced Persons and Postwar America

    Displaced Persons and Postwar America

    Following World War II and the Holocaust, the United States provided aid to hundreds of thousands of European Displaced Persons (DPs). American organizations also helped many DPs immigrate to the US. These sources reveal DPs’ experiences as they encountered Americans and United States policies. Through documents, correspondence, films, and other materials, this collection examines how…