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Writing Hollywood – a Talk by William J. Mann


The Elihu Burritt Library at CCSU invites you to a talk by
William J. Mann
renowned author, historian and CCSU alumnus

Tuesday, March 4th at 4:30 p.m. Burritt Library 2nd floor

William J. Mann is best known for his studies of Hollywood and the American film industry, he is an author of several acclaimed works of fiction and nonfiction, for which he received numerous awards. Mr. Mann was co-editor of Metroline magazine, a gay-lesbian newsmagazine based in Hartford, Connecticut. In 1987 he was one of the founders of Alternatives a gay and lesbian cultural organization in Hartford, which a year later organized first Connecticut Gay and Lesbian Film Festival.
Mr. Mann will sign his latest book: Hello Gorgeous: Becoming Barbra Streisand, published in 2012.

Please check the Hartford Courant for a latest interview with WJM

The lecture will be accompanied by an exhibit with materials from the GLBTQ Archives at CCSU.

Reception following.

The event is free and open to the public however we ask you kindly to register:
Online via Eventbriteby calling 860 832-2085, or by emailing

Free parking available on campus and in the Vance Garage.


Announcing CentralSEARCH!



 Available Tuesday January 21st!

The Burritt Library invites you to try our new Discovery Service, CentralSEARCH, to boost your research results.  CentralSEARCH, powered by Summon, allows researchers to use a single interface to search all of the library’s resources in one place.  The simplified single search box is a feature that many researchers are comfortable and familiar with, but now is super-powered with reliable and credible results.  Instead of searching for journals, databases, and library books in different places, you can search for everything in one easy place using simple keywords.  CentralSEARCH’s faceted searching makes it a snap to narrow or broaden results with one click and gives relevant and helpful suggestions for further research.  Check out the full list of features, and let us know what you think!