citizenEncounters: Citizen

Saturday, February 24, 10am-12pm
with lunch to follow

The Amistad Center for Art & Culture
at The Wadsworth Atheneum
600 Main Street, Hartford, CT 06103

Join us for small group discussions about everyday acts of racism in American society with selections of Hartford Public Library’s Big Read book for 2018, Citizen: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine.

The Hartford History Center at Hartford Public LibraryThe Amistad Center for Art & Culture, the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, and UConn Humanities Institute -UCHI have formed a community engagement partnership to present Encounters, a series focused on encouraging informed and informal conversations about issues that affect our lives. The aim is to strengthen our ability to know ourselves, and to develop a forum for respectful and challenging dialogue.

Please read selections of Citizen found HERE and HERE prior to the event. Limited space. Lunch will be provided.

To register, email: faculty@wadsworthatheneum.org