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Burritt Celebration Continues Nov. 16

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 … Continue reading

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Antarctic Adventures Exhibit

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 … Continue reading

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Elihu Burritt Bicentennial Celebration

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 … Continue reading

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“When Humanity Fails” Exhibit April 19-23, 2010

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 … Continue reading

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Ambassador of Kenya to Deliver Lecture on Kenya – US Relations

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 … Continue reading

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Lecture by Dr. Vijay Prashad on March 17th

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 … Continue reading

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From Her Hands: Latin American Textile Art

“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 … Continue reading

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Since Stonewall Exhibit

You are cordially invited to attend the opening reception of SINCE STONEWALL Thursday, June 4, 2009 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Elihu Burritt Library, Special Collections Central Connecticut State University There will be a lecture by Elizabeth Kaminski (CCSU Sociology) … Continue reading

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FREE SMOOTHIES!

FREE SMOOTHIES @ Jazzman’s Café, Burritt Library Tuesday, May 12, 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Get Help Finding Books and Articles For Papers Too!

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Prof. Stephen Cohen to Give Sigma Tau Delta Lecture on April 21

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,” … Continue reading

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