Author: Glenn Mitoma

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 […]

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 & […]

1/20/21 Democracy and Community Dialogue

Wednesday, January 20, 2021 4:00pm-6:00pm Members of the UConn community are invited to come together on Inauguration Day 2021 for a dialogue on strengthening our democracy. The present historic moment demands robust participation in our political system and commitment to the values upon which it is built. But what do we want our democracy to […]

2/22/20 Encounters: The 2020 Census and Moderator/Facilitator Training

2/22 Encounters: The 2020 Census Saturday February 22, 2020 10:00 am – 12:00pm  Hosted by the Hartford History Center at 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 […]

1/25/20 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 House. Without any signage or description, […]