Upcoming Events

11.15.16 Human Rights Films Series: The Clay Bird

2016-2017 Human Rights Film Series The Cinema of Social Justice: The Films of Tareque and Catherine Masud THE CLAY BIRD (Matir Moina) Tuesday, November 15, 2016 3:30PM-5:30PM Konover Auditorium Dodd Center University of Connecticut Featuring a post-show discussion on divided identity and representations of Islam with UConn students Farzana Zubair & Rubayet Lasker moderated by […]

11.10.16 Children’s Literature and Human Rights

  Join us for the presentation of the 2016 Raab Associates Prize and a discussion of Human Rights, Children’s Literature, and the Art of Youth Activism featuring Prof. Jonathan Todres Author of Human Rights in Children’s Liteature: Imagination and the Narrative of Law (Oxford University Press, 2016) Pegi Deitz Shea Author of numerous books for […]

11.2.15 Native Solidarity, Indigenous Rights, and Social Justice

  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2016 3:30PM – Public Reception 4:00PM – Panel Discussion with Q&A Asian American Cultural Center Student Union University of Connecticut Featuring members of the Mashantucket Pequot Museum Delegation to Standing Rock including   Tahnee Growingthunder Museum Educator Jason Mancini Executive Director Chris Newell Education Supervisor Nakai Northup Museum Educator Cliff Sebastian […]

10.28.16 Race and Revolution: Exploring Human Injustices through Art

an afternoon with Kathryn Fuller and Jess X. Chen Friday, October 28, 2016 Session 1: Using Art to Access Historical Memory with Katie Fuller 12:00PM – 1:30PM Dodd 162 FREE LUNCH! Join Katie Fuller, curator of the Race & Revolution art exhibit currently on display at UConn Stamford, for a interactive workshop that engages the […]

3.23.16 – Bennett Freeman on Human Rights and Institutional Investing

Wednesday, March 23 3:30pm-5:00pm Konover Auditorium Join us for a special lecture and discussion with Bennett Freeman, former Senior Vice President for Social Research and Policy of the Calvert Group, where he led the social, environmental and governance research, analysis, policy and advocacy work of the largest family of socially responsible mutual funds in the U.S. […]

01.26.16 Resettling Syrian Refugees in the United States

A Dialogue with Chris George Executive Director, Integrated Refugee and Immigrant Services Tuesday, January 26th, 2016 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm Konover Auditorium Dodd Center A reception will follow the talk. Co-sponsored by the University of Connecticut’s Office of Global Affairs, the Middle East Studies Program, the Human Rights Institute and the Thomas J. Dodd […]

9.30.15 Screening of ‘Nazi Concentration Camps’

2015-2016 Human Rights Film Series “Brief and Unforgettable”: Documenting Human Rights Abuses Through Film Nazi Concentration Camps (1945) Discussion with Dr. Richard A. Wilson, Gladstein Professor of Human Rights 4:00pm – 6:00pm September 30, 2015 Konover Auditorium Thomas J. Dodd Research Center The Thomas J. Dodd Research Center and the Human Rights Institute present a screening […]

9.17.15 UConn Stamford Human Rights Education Workshop

Teacher Workshop: Speak Truth To Power Human Rights Curriculum September 18 & 19, 2015 University of Connecticut, Stamford Campus One University Place, Stamford CT MORE INFORMATION   The Dodd Center, in partnership with Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights, will host a workshop for inservice and preservice teachers designed to introduce them to the principles and […]