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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 […]

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 […]