Past Events

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 […]

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. 15, 2019 – Commemorating the Genocide Against the Tutsi in Rwanda

A CHRONICLE OF HOPE Revisiting the Genocide Against the Tutsi in Rwanda Tuesday, October 15, 2019 4:00pm – 6:00pm Konover Auditorium Dodd Center Reception to Follow   To mark the 25th anniversary of the Rwandan Genocide, the Dodd Center welcomes four survivors to share their stories of survival and their message of hope for the […]

Oct. 2, 2019 – Patrick Kennedy on Mental Health and Addiction Recovery

PATRICK J. KENNEDY “Mental Health is Essential Health” Wednesday, October 2, 2019 4:00pm – 5:30pm Konover Auditorium Dodd Center Reception to Follow   Former Congressman Patrick J. Kennedy (D-RI) is a lifelong mental health advocate and served as a Commissioner on the President’s Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis. He is the […]

Sept. 17, 2019 – Human Rights Film Series: THREADS

THREADS screening & discussion Tuesday, September 17, 2019 4:00pm – 6:00pm Konover Auditorium Dodd Center   A visionary leader in Bangladesh frees herself and hundreds of other women and families from poverty and social hardships by creating timeless works of art. Torn from her family, her paintings, and her beloved Calcutta after the partition of […]

Art Exhibit: Unknown, 1942-45

Shaun Rock: Unknown: 1942-45 On exhibit at the Dodd Center April 30 – May 31, 2019   Opening Reception 3:00pm – 5:00pm Tuesday, April 30, 2019 Dodd Center Atrium   As a continuum, beginning with a collaboration through the 2018 Mansfield Middle School performance of the play, I Never Saw Another Butterfly, in Mansfield CT, […]