On the Line: How Schooling, Housing, and Civil Rights Shaped Hartford and its Suburbs

Jack Dougherty will speak about the history of the schooling and housing boundaries that have divided metropolitan Hartford, and the struggles of families and civil rights activists to cross over, redraw, or erase these lines. Professor Dougherty is teaching a course this semester on education and entrepreneurship, and his book On the Line: How Schooling, Housing, and Civil Rights Shaped Hartford and its Suburbs is available here as a digital-first, open-access book-in-progress.

Date: Monday, April 6
Time: 4:30 PM
Place: Allbritton 311
Cost: Free!