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The Future of Reading12:00pm
Friday, April 3rd, 2020
12:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Storrs Campus UCHI Conference RoomA half day conference that will gather UConn researchers from across disciplines and local K-12 educators to share their particular research and interests in the future of reading, writing, and literacy.
Co-sponsored by the UCHI The Future of Truth inititiative and Reading/Language Arts Center
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***CANCELLED*** Esteemed Holocaust Scholar Christopher Browning to Speak at UConn 5:00pm
Monday, April 20th, 2020
05:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Storrs Campus Student Union Theater"World-renowned Holocaust expert Professor Emeritus Christopher Browning will present "Holocaust History and Survivor Testimony 75 Years After Liberation" for the annual Academic Convocation on the Holocaust. This is made possible by the I. Martin and Janet M. Fierberg Fund.
The lecture is free and open to the public. Preceding the event, a reception will be held from 4:00-5:00 pm at the UConn Foundation.
On this evening, we will also mark the 40th anniversary of the founding of the Center for Judaic Studies and recognize the many accomplishments of the Center over the past four decades, building on our past to prepare a bright future for students at UConn.
About the Speaker: Christopher Browning is UNC-Chapel Hill Frank Porter Graham Professor Emeritus. The author of multiple texts on the history of the Holocaust, he is most well known for "Ordinary Men: Reserve Police Battalion 101 and the Final Solution in Poland," which has become a required text for any Holocaust history class.
This is an Honors Event. Categories: Multiculturalism & Global Citizenship OR Social Change, Service, & Sustainability
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Letters About Literature Awards Night3:00pm
Friday, April 24th, 2020
03:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Other Hartford Capitol Building, Room 310Each year, a reading and writing contest known as Letters About Literature is held nation-wide for students in grades 4-12. The contest, previously sponsored by Center for the Book in the Library of Congress, is now hosted by individual states.
Students are asked to read a book, poem, or speech and write a letter to that author (living or dead) about how the text affected them personally. Letters are judged on the state level. Tens of thousands of students from across the country enter Letters About Literature each year.
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iPad Conference 12:00am
Wednesday, May 13th, 2020
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Storrs Campus Oak HallTeaching and Learning With iPads, Chromebooks, and Cloud-Based Computing
A one-day event taught by K-12 educators for K-12 educators. More than 25 sessions focusing on technology to support student learning.
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