CSGS Partners With Coltsville National Historical Park on Teaching, Research

In its Winter 2022–23 newsletter, the National Park Service highlighted a budding partnership between the Center for the Study of Guns & Society at Wesleyan University and Coltsville National Historical Park, writing: “The partnership represents a strong foundation for supporting current research and student engagement locally, throughout the Precision Valley, Read more…

Mellon Foundation Supports Research, New Courses, and Exhibitions on Gun History at Wesleyan

In 2022, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation awarded a three-year, $1 million grant to support the Carceral Connecticut Project (CCP) at Wesleyan University, an interdisciplinary project to investigate the state’s racial, industrial, and political history. The award includes support for the design and implementation of new courses, including “Reenacting Justice: Read more…

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