Category Archives: Hartford Heritage

Hartford Heritage: Reflections on the Power of Literature from English 220

From Connecticut Humanities Council: In the fall of 2015, Capital Community College offered a course on Harriet Beecher Stowe and Mark Twaintaught entirely at the Stowe and Twain museums. Below are reflections by the professor and two students on the … Continue reading

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American Lit Course At Twain House Concludes With Student Presentations Wednesday, December 16th

Students from Humanities Chair Jeff Partridge’s English 220 class will present their posters on the theme of “Stowe, Twain and Me” in Hal Holbrook Hall at the Mark Twain House & Museum on Wednesday, December 16th,  3 -4:30 p.m. The … Continue reading

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“From Hula Hoops to High Fashion: G. Fox Co. in the 1950s”: Lunch and Program At Centinel Hill Hall March 19th

Capital Community College Foundation and the Connecticut Historical Society (CHS) are teaming up to present “From Hula Hoops to High Fashion: G. Fox Co. in the 1950s” on Thursday, March 19th, from noon to 1:30 pm. at the College’s 950 … Continue reading

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iQuilt Partnership Brings G. Fox Holiday Redux To College’s Mallett Gallery

The holiday season brings back memories of shopping in downtown Hartford for many Greater Hartford residents of a certain age. And the most prominent retail venue on Main Street was G. Fox & Company Department Store that now houses Capital … Continue reading

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Radio Interview: Humanities Chair On Heritage Program, Place-Based Education On WAMC

Dr. Jeff Partridge, the College’s Chair of Humanities was recently interviewed on WAMC “Northeast Radio” about the Hartford Heritage Program launched with funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). Partridge, a member of the CT Humanities Council board … Continue reading

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