Hidden Literacies: A Digital Resource From Overlooked Archives

Virtual

Hidden Literacies is an exciting digital anthology created by Trinity College that reveals the surprising, often neglected roles reading and writing have played in the lives of marginalized Americans—from indigenous and enslaved people to prisoners and young children. Come learn more about using these sources (and expert commentaries) in your classrooms and libraries!

Lunch and Learn: Black Revolution on the Sea Islands

Virtual

This virtual Lunch and Learn presentation by Frances O’Shaughnessy draws on military letters, treasury reports, and personal letters from the denoted “Port Royal Experiment” to historicize Gullah Geechee people’s expressions of freedom during the Civil War,

Free

Lunch and Learn: The Politics of Religion in Early National Connecticut

Virtual

Culture War politics has a long history in the United States. New England Regional Fellowship Consortium grantee Dylan Yeats will share new research on the intertwined politics of religion, race, and the role of government Connecticut in the early 19th century.

Free

Lunch and Learn: Connecticut Political Figures and the Chinese Exclusion Act

Virtual

Two Connecticut senators opposed the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882, partly due to their friendships with the scholars of the Chinese Educational Mission. Join us to learn more about how their opposition to this discriminatory law laid the groundwork for its eventual repeal.

Free