In this talk, New England Regional Fellowship Consortium (NERFC) Fellow Alexandra M. Macdonald will draw from both the museum and archival collections at the Connecticut Museum of Culture and History to offer insight into how our perception of time has always been sensory, and suggest that clock time may not be as all-consuming as it might feel.
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!
Drop in to learn more about the stories shared in Journeys 旅途 : Boys of the Chinese Educational Mission.
Come to the CMCH to welcome the Year of the Rabbit and learn about the many ways that Lunar New Year is celebrated today across different cultures. This FREE event will feature crafts, musical and dance performances, food, and a special gallery talk in our exhibition Journeys 旅途: Boys of the Chinese Educational Mission.
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,
This two-hour program will give you an introduction to researching the history of your house.
What did bicycles have to do with the fight for women's rights? In this presentation, historian Allison Lange will talk about how, in the 1890s, women embraced the bicycle and the freedom of movement that came with it. While their bloomers and independence made critics anxious, many women used bicycles to seek new opportunities.