Unforgetting – Restoring and Reclaiming Connecticut’s Hidden Histories
A panel of experts talks about efforts to uncover long-ignored stories and recalibrate our understanding of Connecticut’s historical involvement with slavery. Former State Representative Pat Wilson Pheanious shares her family’s story in Connecticut Public’s new series Unforgotten: Connecticut’s Hidden History of Slavery; Akeia de Barros Gomes, Senior Curator of Maritime Social Histories at the Mystic Seaport Museum previews the upcoming exhibition Entwined: Freedom, Sovereignty and the Sea; and Pulitzer Prize-winning author David Blight discusses the new…
What Is A Disaster? State Historian Andy Horowitz in Conversation with Jacob A. C. Remes
In a freewheeling conversation, two leading scholars in the field of disaster studies will consider events in Connecticut history and beyond, thinking out loud together about why some kinds of bad news are considered disasters while others are not, and what difference it makes.