Black History Month Exhibit

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Please check out the Black History Month Exhibit on the 2nd floor of the library! It features books from our impressive general collection and highlights the works of many major black writers, artists, and thinkers, including Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston, Martin Luther King, Jr., Maya Angelou, Jean-Michel Basquiat, and Audre Lorde.

For more information on  National Black History Month, please go to http://www.africanamericanhistorymonth.gov/.

The Changing Face of America: Immigration Symposium

Please join us on Wednesday, March 11, 1 – 3 P.M.

Following by reception 3-4 P.M. in  Special Collections,  2nd floor

Exhibit: Italian Immigrants to Connecticut and New England Immigration posterImmigration poster

The Elihu Burritt Library presents this symposium to popularize numerous resources, primary and secondary, on the topic of immigration, in electronic and print formats. The library houses four centers/resources: the Connecticut Polish American Archives; the Italian Resource Center; the Confucius Institute; the Latin American, Latino, and Caribbean Center; which provide information on additional sources and assistance for students.

The event is open to all.   

PROGRAM:

1-1:30 p.m.  Polish Immigration

  • Polish Immigrants in the US and Connecticut, presented by Prof. M. B. Biskupski
  • Polish Resources, Ewa Wolynska and Renata Vickrey

1:30 – 2:00 p.m. Italian Immigration

  • Voices of Italian Immigrants presented by Nicholas Allen, Denise Zarcone, Maria Manna, Floriana Manna, Zelvan Phillips and Frank Petraccone, students from Prof. Carmela Pesca and Prof. Maria Passaro classes
  • Pascal D’Angelo, Son of Italy, presentation by Dr. Carl Antonucci, and Prof. Kenneth DiMaggio

2-2:30 p.m.  Chinese Immigration

  • Chinese Immigration, presentation by Confucius Institute and students from Prof. Yanan Ju class

2:30 – 3:00 p.m. Hispanic and Latino Immigration

  • Voices of Latino Immigration, students Sarah Lindstrom and Kate Krotzer from Prof. Antonio Garcia-Lozada, Rosly Hernandez and Isaac Rodriguez from Prof. Katherine Sugg class and Mariano Cardoso from Prof. Luis Recoder-Nunez, will share their immigrant experience and research. 

3:00 – 4:00 p.m. Reception

  • Food sampling from each country/region

 5:00 p.m. “Globalization in Latin America”

A lecture by Dr. Eduardo Beccera, Professor of Latin American Studies at the  University Autonoma  of Madrid, Spain

 

 

Presidents’ Day Library Hours

The library will be OPEN Friday, Feb. 13, 8am-4:45pm, and Monday, Feb. 16, 8am-10:45pm.

However, we will be CLOSED on Saturday, Feb. 14, and Sunday, Feb. 15.

For the latest updates of delays and cancellations, please go to the Cancellation/Delay page on the CCSU website, www.ccsu.edu, or call the Storm Weather Line at (860) 832-3333.

You can view all our library hours online at library.ccsu.edu.

Enjoy the holiday and stay warm and safe!

Library CLOSED MLK, JR., Day

The library will be CLOSED Monday, January 19, in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr., Day. We re-open Tuesday, January 20, 8am-10:45pm.

Please note we will be open the weekend preceding MLK, Jr., Day: Saturday, January 17, 9am-3:45pm, and Sunday, January 18, 2pm-9:45pm.

For the latest updates of delays and cancellations, please go to the Cancellation/Delay page on the CCSU website, www.ccsu.edu, or call the Storm Weather Line at (860) 832-3333.

You can view all our library hours online at library.ccsu.edu.

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