2019-2020 Events

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, […]

11/9/2019 Encounters: Afrocosmologies

Saturday, November 9, 2019 10:00 am-12:00 pm with lunch to follow Wadsworth Atheneum, 600 Main Street, Hartford, CT 06103 RSVP to faculty@wadsworthatheneum.org What do the visual arts reveal about African-based religions and practices among the diaspora and in the Americas? In turn, how do those religions and practices influence black artists, past and present? What […]

10/12/2019 Encounters: Public Punishment, Race, and Remembrance

Saturday, October 12, 2019 10:00 am-12:00 pm with lunch to follow Old State House, 800 Main Street, Hartford, CT 06103 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 […]

9/21/19 Encounters: Uncovering Black and Indigenous Histories

9/21 Encounters: Uncovering Black and Indigenous Histories Saturday, September 21, 2019  10:00 am – 12:00 pm with lunch to follow Hartford History Center, 3rd Floor Hartford Public Library, 500 Main Street, Hartford, CT 06103 RSVP to jeagosto@hplct.org Who gets remembered? The Ancient Burying Ground is a state historical treasure whose many headstones commemorate leaders of […]