Author: Glenn Mitoma

Mar. 7 & 8, 2020 – After Dawn

After Dawn a Puppet Theater Performance Written and Performed by Neda Izadi Saturday, March 7, 2020 – 7:30pm Sunday, March 8, 2020 – 2:00pm (discussion with creator to follow) Nafe Katter Theatre University of Connecticut 802 Bolton Road Storrs, CT 06269 Free and open to the public       Join us for two performances […]

Jan. 29, 2020 – Beyond Duty Exhibition Opening and Reception

Beyond Duty: Diplomats Recognized as Righteous Among the Nations Wednesday, January 29, 2010, 3pm-5pm with reception to follow Thomas J. Dodd Research Center, 405 Babbidge Road, Unit 1205, Storrs, CT 06269 In connection with the observance of United Nations International Holocaust Remembrance Day on Jan 27, the Consulate General of Israel to New England will […]

Views: A Need for Justice in Sudan

The following is a special contribution from Dodd Center National Advisory Board Member John Heffernan and co-author Jennifer Leaning. A Need for Justice in Sudan A Sudanese court has convicted longtime dictator Al Bashir of money laundering and corruption. A mere two year sentence of detention denigrates the millions of Sudanese who have had to […]

Jan. 25, 2020 – Encounters: Public Punishment, Race, and Remembrance

Encounters: Public Punishment, Race, and Remembrance Saturday, January 25, 2010, 10am-12pm with lunch to follow Old State House, 800 Main Street, Hartford, CT RSVP to rebecca.taber-conover@cga.ct.gov What does the history of punishment in Connecticut mean for us today? For twenty years, a reproduction stock and pillory have stood on the west side of Connecticut’s Old State […]

Dec. 3, 2019 – Special Preview Screening of Just Mercy

Senator Christopher J. Dodd,The Thomas J. Dodd Research Center at the University of Connecticut,andWarner Bros. Picturesinvite you to a Special Preview Screening of JUST MERCY Tuesday, December 3, 2019 7:00pm Spotlight Theatres 39 Front Street Hartford, CT  06103 Post film discussion led by the Connecticut Collaborative on Poverty, Criminal Justice and Race Please note, upon confirmation of […]

Oct. 16, 2019 – Teacher Workshop: HR through Interdisciplinary Inquiry

Educator Workshop Human Rights through Interdisciplinary Inquiry: Developing Our Social Scientists Wednesday, October 16, 2019 8:30am – 3:00pm Dodd Center FREE to Connecticut Educators   Join us for a teacher workshop on that will introduce participants to an interdisciplinary curriculum designed to build student empathy and civic skills.  Using human rights education approaches and methods, […]

Sept. 30, 2019 – Art, Education, and Social Movements

ART, EDUCATION, AND SOCIAL MOVEMENTS PANEL DISCUSSION: Art, Education, and Social MovementsMonday, September 30 9:00am – 10:30am Konover Auditorium Join Nicolas Lampert, Paul Kjelland, and Meredith Stern of the artist cooperative Justseeds for a discussion of the role of art and artists in the struggle for educational justice.  Meredith Stern is a printmaker and ceramicist […]