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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 […]

April 10, 2018 Human Rights Film Series: Twilight Los Angeles

2017-2018 Human Rights Film Series Aesthetics & Politics Art History & Human Rights presents Twilight: Los Angeles (2000, by Anna Devere Smith) TUESDAY, April 10, 2018 3:30 – 5:30pm Konover Auditorium Dodd Center University of Connecticut Free Admission   In this film adaptation of the award-winning play, Twilight: Los Angeles, writer and performer Anna Deavere […]

April 1 – May 1, 2018: Race and Revolution Exhibit

Race and Revolution: Still Separate – Still Unequal April 1 – May 1, 2018 Reception: Friday, April 13 at 6:30pm Charter Oak Cultural Center 21 Charter Oak Avenue Hartford, CT 06106     Curators: Kathryn Fuller and Larry Ossei-Mensah Artists: Mitsuko Brooks, Dennis Redmoon Darkeem, Damien Davis, Dominique Duroseau, Uraline Setpembre Hager, L. Kasimu Harris, […]

April 4, 2018: Isa Mujahid, “Real Talk”

Real Talk: Reparations, Equity, and Liberation as a Framework for Social Change Isa Mujahid, Founder and Organizing Director of CTCORE-Organize Now! April 4, 2018 4:00-5:30pm Konover Auditorium Isa Mujahid, Founder and Organizing Director of CTCORE-Organize Now! is a native of Bridgeport, CT. The child and grandchild of Civil Rights Era activists, Isa was aware from […]

May 22, 2018 Back to the Old Country: The Jewish Food Renaissance

Registration is currently closed.  When: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Where: Infinity Hall Hartford- 32 Front St, Hartford, CT Directions Click HERE   Food tasting & book talk by: Jeffrey Yoskowitz The Gefilteria, comprised of renowned author/chefs Liz Alpern and Jeffrey Yoskowitz, are on a mission to preserve traditional eastern European Jewish cuisine and adapting it […]

2.22.18 A. Kayum Ahmed: Confronting White Supremacy on Campus

Confronting White Supremacy on Campus: Epistemic Disobedience, Free Speech, and Protest A. Kayum Ahmed Thursday, February 22, 20184:00pm – 5:30pm Konover AuditoriumDodd Center     As one of the students who faced disciplinary action at Columbia University for “interrupting/disrupting” white supremacist speakers on campus, A. Kayum Ahmed reflects on his experiences and offers some insights […]