Come join us for a lecture on Elihu Burritt’s role in the anti-slavery movement by Prof. Robert Wolff. The event will be held in the Special Collections Reading Room at noon on 11/16. Dr. Gilbert Gigliotti will read from Taylor Graham’s book, Walking with Elihu: poems on Elihu Burritt, The Learned Blacksmith, following the lecture.
Antarctic Adventures – an exhibit of photographs by Michael Wizevich, from Physics and Earth Sciences Department, will be on display at the Elihu Burritt library during the month of October 2010. On Monday October 18, noon, Prof. Wizevich will talk about his two expeditions to Antarctica. The talk will take place in Special Collections, at [...]
Elihu Burritt, also known as “The Learned Blacksmith”, is New Britain’s most famous son. The Elihu Burritt Library is spearheading the celebration of the 200th anniversary of his birth and is planning several events for this fall semester.
Elihu Burritt was born in New Britain on December 8, 1810. He became a world citizen, linguist, [...]
The exhibit “When Humanity Fails”, brought to campus by the Hillel Jewish Student Organization, fills the growing schism that is arising between the dying generation of survivors and the new generation of youth that is struggling to comprehend the depths of evil that abounded in the Holocaust. While Holocaust education has certainly grown in [...]
His Excellency Peter Ogego, Ambassador of Kenya, will deliver a lecture on Thursday, April 8th at 4:15pm. The lecture will take place in the Special Collections Reading Room of the Burritt Library.
The lecture is sponsored by the Center for Africana Studies.
Dr. Vijay Prashad will present a lecture entitled “Politics, Natural Disasters, and Reconstruction” on Wednesday, March 17th. Dr. Prashad is the George and Martha Kellner Chair in South Asian History as well as Director and Professor of International Studies at Trinity College. The event will be held in the Burritt Library Special Collections Reading Room [...]
“From Her Hands: Latin American Textile Art” opened at CCSU’s Burritt Library on February 1, 2010. This exhibit showcases three Latin American textile art forms handcrafted by women. They are Chilean arpilleras, Panamanian molas and Guatemalan weavings. The exhibit runs through the month of February.
Latin American Textile Art
You are cordially invited to attend the opening reception
Thursday, June 4, 2009
Jazzman’s Café, Burritt Library
Professor Stephen Cohen The local chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, the English Honor Society, is pleased to present an installment in its Ex Libris series:
Professor Stephen Cohen will give a talk entitled, “Falling into Form: From Comics to Comedy,” at 4pm on April 21 in the Special Collections room of the Elihu Burritt [...]