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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 […]

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 […]

White Paper on Education Policy: edTPA in Connecticut

Confronting the edTPA in Connecticut: Recommendations for Teacher Candidate Quality, Sustainability, and Empowerment Co-authored by UConn faculty Cara Bernard, Douglas Kaufman, Mark Kohan, and Dodd Center Director Glenn Mitoma, the policy paper, Confronting the edTPA in Connecticut: Recommendations for Teacher Candidate Quality, Sustainability, and Empowerment, presents concerns and recommendations regarding the state’s adoption of the […]

Sept. 24: Teacher Workshop on Service Learning for Human Rights

Principles and Practices of Taking Action Tuesday, September 24, 2018 9:00am – 2:30pm Thomas J. Dodd Research Center On Tuesday, September 25th UConn Early College Experience and the UConn Human Rights and Educational Leadership departments invite all certified UConn ECE EDLR and HRTS instructors to attend the annual professional development training. Purpose: ECE certified instructors […]

On Exhibit: Hello, Dear Enemy!

Hello, Dear Enemy! Picture Books for Peace and Humanity Aug. 27 – Nov. 16, 2018 The Dodd Center is proud to host the exhibit, “Hello, Dear Enemy,” on loan from the International Youth Library in Munich, Germany.  The books included in this exhibit present stories from around the world of characters grappling with the traumas […]

Sept. 7, 2018: Meredith Stern on Art and Activism

10:00am: Artist Talk with Meredith Stern”Cultural Collaboration: Historical & Contemporary Examples of Radical Visual Art” An Artist Talk with Meredith Stern 10:00am-11:00am Friday, Sept. 7, 2018 Konover Auditorium Dodd Center The talk will start with a slideshow of work by socially engaged artists, collectives, and cooperatives (historical and contemporary). Then she will talk about her […]