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We are excited to announce a new round of enriching, engaging, and exciting programming for 2022. Explore the breadth and depth of our course and lecture offerings by browsing classes and registering, all in the same place!

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Featured Program


The Economy: Has CT Turned a Corner?

Tuesday, Dec. 6
4–5:30 p.m., Duncaster

Tickets: $20

Are we seeing signs that our sometimes-stagnant little state is actually outpacing the nation or at least holding its own? Get the scoop from business columnist Dan Haar, associate editor at Hearst Connecticut Media and formerly of the business and politics desk of the Hartford Courant.

Missed a Program?

Couldn't be with us in person? Catch up with images and recordings from past programs.

The Silent Book Club Photos

Fall Kick-Off Event Photos

The Future of the News with John Dankosky

The crisis in print news is upon us – and not just because of the digital revolution. NPR media personality, John Dankosky, lead a round-table with journalists from the Hartford Courant and the CT Mirror to learn how we got here and what challenges and threats journalists face as they fight to protect the objectivity and relevance of the news for our democracy. 

The Two Connecticuts: Conversations about Race and Place

Over four sessions, panels of informed experts examined the racism that surrounds us, in housing, schools, and the structure of our government. Learn more about the disparities that exist in our state, and what you can do about them. Listen as the experts talk about initiatives enacted in other states and proposed here in Connecticut.

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