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. […]

UNSPOKEN TRUTHS: Third Public Forum

Our Third Public Forum on the Murder of George Floyd, Race Relations & the Journey Toward Equity with Kimberly Kersey, Shanna T. Melton, Daryl McGraw & Tiheba Bain Moderated by Joelle A. Murchison Thursday, September 10 at 7:00 p.m. REGISTER HERE Presented in collaboration with the Charter Oak Cultural Center, The Amsitad Center for Arts […]

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, […]

UNSPOKEN TRUTHS

A Public Forum on the Murder of George Floyd, Race Relations and the Journey Towards Equity A panel conversation featuring Dr. Jeffrey Ogbar; Godfrey L. Simmons, Jr.; Donessa Colley, Ayesha R Clarke MPH MSW. Moderated by Joelle A. Murchison Tuesday, June 23 at 7:00 pm REGISTER HERE   Presented in collaboration with Charter Oak Cultural […]

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 […]