Dodd Center

Malka Penn Award for Human Rights in Children’s Literature (11/5)

The 2022 Malka Penn Award will be presented to author Wade Hudson on November 1, 2022 in the Dodd Center for Human Rights. Hudson will speak about his career, the inspiration behind his memoir Defiant: Growing Up in the Jim Crow South, and the founding of his and wife Cheryl Hudson’s publishing outlet Just Us […]

Using Literature in Anti-Racism Education toward Civic Readiness

The Dodd Center will be offering a workshop for pre-and in-service educators to explore the use of literature in Anti-Bias and Anti-Racism (ABAR) education towards civic activism. Participants will engage with the novel This is My America by Kim Johnson. In addition to the broad ABAR education practices using literature, the workshop will also engage […]