Upcoming Events

Trailblazer Exhibit at UCONN

TRAILBLAZER: Connecticut Jewish Women Making History A New Exhibition from the Jewish Historical Society of Greater Hartford October 4 – October 30, 2019 at the University of Connecticut Thomas J. Dodd Research Center, 405 Babbidge Road, Storrs, CT

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 […]

Mar. 8 – Apr. 8, 2019: Women of York – Shared Dining

WOMEN OF YORK – “SHARED DINING” On Exhibit: March 8 through April 5, 2019 Opening Reception: March 8, 6pm-8pm Charter Oak Cultural Center 21 Charter Oak Ave. Hartford, CT 06106     A group of ten women incarcerated at York Correctional Institution in Connecticut, calling themselves “Women of York,” produced this work of art inspired […]

Mar. 14, 2019 – Teaching Genocide with Film Workshop

Teaching Genocide with Film Educator Workshop March 14, 2019 3:00pm – 4:30pm followed by a special preview and discussion of The Trial of Ratko Mladic 5:00pm – 7:00pm Join us for a workshop exploring the challenges and opportunities of teaching genocide with film.  Designed for both high school and college educators, this workshop will examine […]