Author: Glenn Mitoma

DAWNLAND: Screening and Discussion

DAWNLAND VIRTUAL FILM WATCH & DISCUSSION Thursday, October 1, 2020 4:00pm – 5:30pm with gkisedtanamoogk (Mashpee Wampanoag) Maine-Wabanaki TRC Co-Chair Gail Werrbach Maine-Wabanaki TRC Member Adam Mazo Co-Director, Dawnland Mishy Lesser Learning Director, Upstander Project For decades, child welfare authorities have been removing Native American children from their homes to save them from being Indian. […]

July 15, 2020 – Open Letter to International Students

July 15, 2020 Open letter to UConn International Students: UConn’s Office of Global Affairs stands with you. Yesterday, in a Massachusetts court room, the U. S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agreed to rescind its July 6th rule for international students.  It was a win not only for international students but also for the United […]

July 13, 2020 – Statement by Institute Directors

The Africana Studies Institute, the Asian and Asian American Studies Institute, the American Studies Program, the Center for Judaic Studies, El Instituto (Institute of Latina/o, Caribbean, and Latin American Studies), the Human Rights Institute, the Institute for Collaboration on Health, Intervention, and Policy (InCHIP), Dodd Human Rights Impact, the Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies Program, […]

Statement from Centers, Institutes, and Programs

Statement from Centers, Institutes, and Programs on Racial Injustice and Ending White Supremacy We, the faculty and staff of the interdisciplinary Centers, Institutes, and Programs, stand together to express our shock, our heartbreak, and our outrage at the horrific and senseless killing of George Floyd and the ongoing violence against Black people. George Floyd, David […]

Mar. 7 & 8, 2020 – After Dawn

After Dawn a Puppet Theater Performance Written and Performed by Neda Izadi Saturday, March 7, 2020 – 7:30pm Sunday, March 8, 2020 – 2:00pm (discussion with creator to follow) Nafe Katter Theatre University of Connecticut 802 Bolton Road Storrs, CT 06269 Free and open to the public       Join us for two performances […]

Jan. 29, 2020 – Beyond Duty Exhibition Opening and Reception

Beyond Duty: Diplomats Recognized as Righteous Among the Nations Wednesday, January 29, 2010, 3pm-5pm with reception to follow Thomas J. Dodd Research Center, 405 Babbidge Road, Unit 1205, Storrs, CT 06269 In connection with the observance of United Nations International Holocaust Remembrance Day on Jan 27, the Consulate General of Israel to New England will […]

Views: A Need for Justice in Sudan

The following is a special contribution from Dodd Center National Advisory Board Member John Heffernan and co-author Jennifer Leaning. A Need for Justice in Sudan A Sudanese court has convicted longtime dictator Al Bashir of money laundering and corruption. A mere two year sentence of detention denigrates the millions of Sudanese who have had to […]

Jan. 25, 2020 – Encounters: Public Punishment, Race, and Remembrance

Encounters: Public Punishment, Race, and Remembrance Saturday, January 25, 2010, 10am-12pm with lunch to follow Old State House, 800 Main Street, Hartford, CT RSVP to rebecca.taber-conover@cga.ct.gov What does the history of punishment in Connecticut mean for us today? For twenty years, a reproduction stock and pillory have stood on the west side of Connecticut’s Old State […]

Dec. 3, 2019 – Special Preview Screening of Just Mercy

Senator Christopher J. Dodd,The Thomas J. Dodd Research Center at the University of Connecticut,andWarner Bros. Picturesinvite you to a Special Preview Screening of JUST MERCY Tuesday, December 3, 2019 7:00pm Spotlight Theatres 39 Front Street Hartford, CT  06103 Post film discussion led by the Connecticut Collaborative on Poverty, Criminal Justice and Race Please note, upon confirmation of […]