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Solitary VR is a multi-media, sensory, digital work of art designed by Mackenzie Fox (UCONN Digital Humanities Lab) to “bring Woodfox’s words off the page” and give audiences a look into Albert Woodfox’s book Solitary (Stowe Prize Winner 2020).
The first podcast is Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Susan Campbell reading excerpts from her book Tempest Tossed: The Spirit of Isabella Beecher Hooker.
The second podcast in the triptych explores racial injustice in protest and organizing leading up to 1920 and onward for another forty years.
Recorded June 23, 2020, the first installment features Dr. Jeffrey Ogbar, Godfrey L. Simmons, Donessa Colley and Ayesha R. Clarke, MPH, MSW.
Recorded July 23, 2020, the first installment features Neville Brooks, Miriam Gohara, Brian Syms, and Jay Williams.
Author Roxana Robinson, a descendant of Stowe, weaves a story of the Civil War and the 13th Amendment through a look at one family in South Carolina in her novel Dawson’s Fall.
Ken Barone, Project Manager with the Institute for Municipal and Regional Policy at Central Connecticut State University, discusses how racist policing practices link the legacy of enslavement to racially motivated incarceration practices.