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Call for Proposals: Democracy & Dialogues Fellowship Program

Democracy & Dialogues Initiative Fellowship Program: Call for proposals 2021-2022 Click here to download a copy of the CFP The  Democracy and Dialogues Initiative of the Dodd Human Rights Impact, in partnership with other University co-sponsors (listed below), will award five (5) new fellowships to participate in UConn’s ongoing Democracy and Dialogues Initiative Fellowship Program.  What? The Democracy and Dialogues Fellowship Program, now in its fifth year, is a University-wide partnership, with participation from academic, service, outreach […]

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 & […]

“Exploring American Identities” Awarded Provost’s General Education Course Enhancement Grant

  The faculty of El Instituto, Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies Program, Africana Studies Institute, Asian and Asian-American Studies Institute, and American Studies, have developed a new General Education lecture course: “Exploring American Identities: From Theory to Practice.” The aim of the course is to foster meaningful collaboration with students early on in their academic […]

“Voices From the Pack” Awarded Pr​esident’s Commitment to Community Initiative Grant

  Together, the School of Social Work, the Office for Diversity and Inclusion and the Democracy and Dialogues Initiative is pleased to announce the launch of “Voices From the Pack: Stories for Racial Justice and Healing.”  Funded by $12,000 grant awarded from the Pr​esident’s Commitment to Community Initiative, the project aims to collect student testimonies […]

Dodd Impact Outreach Hosts ‘American Dreams’ Online

From UConn Today: Read full article on UConn Today October 26, 2020 | Kenneth Best – UConn Communications Dodd Human Rights Impact is relaunching with an online presentation of a dark theatrical comedy about what it means to be an American citizen. The dark-themed comedy “American Dreams,” will be presented online by Dodd Human Rights Impact as part […]

3/11 & 3/18 Race and Community Dialogue

Thursday March 11, 6:00-8:00pm -or- Thursday March 18, 6:00-8:00pm This dialogue provides the opportunity for faculty, staff, and students to discuss, share experiences, and ask questions about race. There are two opportunities to attend: Thursday March 11 or Thursday March 18. Given the immense amount of diversity on the UConn campus, it is important to […]

3/4 By Our Love: Paradoxes in Political Tribalism

Thursday March 4, 2021 7:00-9:00pm The creators of “By Our Love,” an animated short video produced by UConn’s Greenhouse Studios, will facilitate a dialogue in partnership with the Encounters Series, titled “Paradox in Political Tribalism,” which will be held virtually via Zoom on March 4, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. Released on January 22nd, “By Our […]

11/5/20 Encounters: Radical Women Artists

Thursday November 5, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Zoom Event hosted by Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art Explore questions about how gender has shaped the history of art and how notions of gender have evolved over time. Join a conversation about gender and art as we evaluate the artist Zoe Leonard’s assessment of poet Eileen […]

10/26/20 Encounters: American Dreams

  As ‘American Dreams’ begins its Hartford run, join community members for a special Encounters Dialogue event.  Who gets to be a citizen? Who gets to decide? Monday, October 26   7:00pm – 9:00pm Register via Zoom   Special Guests to be announced… AMERICAN DREAMS It’s a Game. It’s a Show.  It’s America Imagine a […]

ICD Fellowship Project Highlight: The Voice in the Body

The Voice in the Body: Contemplative Practices to Support Dialogue in Online, Hybrid, and In-person Courses     This is the second Q & A in a series highlighting the 2020-2021 ICD Fellowship teams and their projects. For more information on the ICD Fellowship program and other 2020-2021 fellowship teams, please visit the ICD program […]