Upcoming Events

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 […]

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 […]

The Wannsee Conference – State Bureaucracy and the Holocaust Exhibit Opening and Anti-Semitism Lecture with Dr. Matthias Hass

March 2nd, 2020 Thomas J. Dodd Research Center 4pm Reception, 5pm Lecture “The Wannsee Conference – State Bureaucracy and the Holocaust” The talk will focus on the Wannsee Conference of January 20, 1942, the setting, the participants, and the Conference as an example of the involvement of large parts of the German administration in the […]

Encounters: A Forum for Public Discussion The Census and Moderator/Facilitator Training

Saturday, February 22nd, 2020 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM and 1:30 PM – 3:30PM Hartford History Center @ Hartford Public Library  500 Main Street, Hartford, CT RSVP to jeagosto@hplct.org Encounters is a structured-dialogue model that allows participants to come face-to-face and converse about the issues that matter in their community. Encounters dives deeply into these […]

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 […]