Upcoming Events

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 […]

2.22.18 A. Kayum Ahmed: The Rise of #Fallism

The Rise of #Fallism: Decolonization, Human Rights and Black Pain A. Kayum Ahmed Thursday, February 22, 201812:30pm – 2:00pm Humanities Institute Seminar Room4th Floor, Homer Babbidge Library   When students from the #RhodesMustFall (#RMF) movement threw feces against a statue of British imperialist, Cecil John Rhodes, located at the University of Cape Town (UCT), it […]

2.21.18 Day of Remembrance: And Then They Came For Us

2018 Day of Remembrance for the Incarceration of Individuals of Japanese Ancestry Screening of And Then They Came for Us and conversation with filmmaker Abby Ginzberg and activist Karen Korematsu Wednesday, February 21, 2018 5:30pm – Reception 6:00pm – Screening & Discussion Spotlight Theaters Front Street 4 39 Front Street Hartford, CT   Seventy-five years […]

11.2.17 2017 Dodd Prize Ceremony

Please Join Susan Herbst, President of the University of Connecticut and The Honorable Christopher J. Dodd to award the 2017 Thomas J. Dodd Prize in International Justice and Human Rights to   Physicians for Human Rights   Thursday, November 2, 2017 3:30pm – 5:00pm Konover Auditorium Thomas J. Dodd Research Center University of Connecticut, Storrs […]

10.18.17 Human Rights Film Series – Finding Oscar

2017-2018 Human Rights Film Series Aesthetics & Politics Art History & Human Rights presents Finding Oscar (2017, Director Ryan Suffern) WEDNESDAY, October 18, 2017 4:00 – 6:00pm Konover Auditorium Dodd Center University of Connecticut   Free Admission   Harvard University professor Kirsten Weld, specialist in the Guatemalan civil war (1960-1996), will speak in conversation with […]