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 […]

A Message from the Director, Oct. 29, 2018

A message from the Directors of the Center for Judaic Studies and Contemporary Jewish Life, the Human Rights Institute, and the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center We are deeply saddened by the murder of eleven congregants at the Tree of Life Or L’Simcha Synagogue in Pittsburgh, and we condemn the antisemitism, racism, and hatred of […]

Nov. 12: War, Memories, and Museums

War, Memory, and Museums Insights from Mofidul Hoque Founder Trustee, Liberation War Museum, Bangladesh Monday, November 12, 2018 12:00 – 2:00 PM Humanities Institute, Conference Room, 4th floor, Homer Babbidge Library Mofidul Hoque, author and cultural activist, has written 15 books on history, liberation studies, arts, and genocide studies. He is the Director of the […]