Tag: History

The Heavy Water War

Presented over the course of three weeks, The Heavy Water War depicts one of the most exciting true-life stories from World War II—the Nazi’s efforts to develop an atom bomb and the Allies’ desperate struggle to prevent it from happening. One of...

/ November 16, 2016

The Man Who Stole Himself

The island nation of Iceland is known for many things—majestic landscapes, volcanic eruptions, distinctive seafood—but racial diversity is not one of them. So the little-known story of Hans Jonathan, a free black man who lived and raised a family in...

/ November 15, 2016

The Heavy Water War

Presented over the course of three weeks, The Heavy Water War depicts one of the most exciting true-life stories from World War II—the Nazi’s efforts to develop an atom bomb and the Allies’ desperate struggle to prevent it from happening. One of...

/ November 11, 2016

The Heavy Water War

Presented over the course of three weeks, The Heavy Water War depicts one of the most exciting true-life stories from World War II—the Nazi’s efforts to develop an atom bomb and the Allies’ desperate struggle to prevent it from happening. One of...

/ November 9, 2016

The Heavy Water War

Presented over the course of three weeks, The Heavy Water War depicts one of the most exciting true-life stories from World War II—the Nazi’s efforts to develop an atom bomb and the Allies’ desperate struggle to prevent it from happening. One of...

/ November 4, 2016

The Heavy Water War

Presented over the course of three weeks, The Heavy Water War depicts one of the most exciting true-life stories from World War II—the Nazi’s efforts to develop an atom bomb and the Allies’ desperate struggle to prevent it from happening. One of...

/ November 2, 2016

Famine Folios

Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum at Quinnipiac University publishes Famine Folios, a unique resource for students, scholars and researchers, as well as general readers, covering many aspects of the Famine in Ireland from 1845–1852 – the worst demographic catastrophe of nineteenth-century...

/ October 28, 2016

Celebrating Dvorak and His Circle

Antonin Dvorak’s 175th Anniversary festivities continue with an all-Czech lecture-performance of works by Bedrich Smetana, Antonin Dvorak, Leos Janacek and Josef Suk featuring the violin-piano ensemble G-sharp Duo, with Emilie-Anne Gendron on violin and Yelena Grinberg on piano. Dr. Grinberg...

/ October 23, 2016

1864

Set in the midst of the Second Schleswig War, 1864 is a tale of love, war, and politics. A breathtaking historical epic, the film’s central story—of two young brothers in love with the same woman, Inge—unfolds alongside flashes forward to...

/ October 21, 2016

1864

Set in the midst of the Second Schleswig War, 1864 is a tale of love, war, and politics. A breathtaking historical epic, the film’s central story—of two young brothers in love with the same woman, Inge—unfolds alongside flashes forward to...

/ October 19, 2016