Month: March 2021

4/21 @12pm – Encounters: The Great Derangement

Join UConn Reads Democracy and Dialogues Initiative and Amitav Ghosh for Encounters: The Great Derangement Wednesday, April 21, 2021 12:00pm – 2:00pm Register via Zoom: 4/21/21 10:30 AM REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT IS NOW CLOSED What is it about climate change that the mention of it should lead to banishment from the preserves of serious […]

4/21 @5pm – Encounters: The Great Derangement

Join UConn Reads Democracy and Dialogues Initiative and Amitav Ghosh for Encounters: The Great Derangement Wednesday, April 21, 2021 5:00pm – 7:00pm Register via Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZctc-GppzgiHdwgsAdO0FUppSFbI8hr52Hc What is it about climate change that the mention of it should lead to banishment from the preserves of serious fiction? And what does this tell us about culture […]

4/22 Encounters: City Beautiful

Thursday April 22 6:00-8:00pm Hosted by the Wadsworth Atheneum Participate in an Encounters discussion about the way in which urbanism, public sculpture, and the City Beautiful movement perpetuated and solidified racist exclusions at the beginning of the modern age. The World’s Columbian Exposition of 1893 in Chicago aimed to establish an experience of wonder and […]

Democracy and Community Featured on CPTV

The present historic moment demands robust participation in our political system and commitment to the values on which it was built. How can we support participation by all members of our community? This spring, the Democracy and Dialogues Initiative partnered with CT Humanities, Connecticut Public Media, Everyday Democracy, and Essential Partners to create Democracy & […]