Category Archives: Humanities

Local History: Lecture Series Begins January 25th At Capital’s Centinel Hill Hall Auditorium

Historian William Hosley will lead off Capital Community College’s Hartford Studies Lecture and Discussion Series on Thursday evening January 25th at the 950 Main Street at historic Centinel Hill Hall auditorium on the campus. The public lecture, focusing on the … Continue reading

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Remembering Professor Darling: His Guide To Grammar Still Reaches Millions With Online Writing Help

In 1996 Professor Charles Darling created an online instructional guide for his creative writing and literature classes at Capital Community College (CCC). Dr. Darling,  the author of several books of poetry, wanted to create a place where his students could … Continue reading

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Humanities Chair Jeff Partridge Appointed To State Historic Preservation Council

Jeffrey F.L. Partridge, Ph.D, Capital Community College’s Chair of Humanities, has been appointed a member of the Connecticut Historic Preservation Council by Governor Dannel P. Malloy. Partridge, an English professor and Director of the College’s Hartford Heritage Project, was appointed to the … Continue reading

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Hartford Heritage: American Lit Course Returns To Twain, Stowe Houses In Fall 2016

Capital Community College’s American Literature course (English 220) will return to the historic Mark Twain House & Museum and Harriet Beecher Stowe Center  in Hartford’s West End in the fall of 2016. Launched last year through the college’s Hartford Heritage … Continue reading

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Concerts @ Capital: Apollo Chamber Players Bring “Texas Roots” To College’s Centinel Hall March 10th

A celebration of Texas culture through music and photography will come to Capital Community College on Thursday March 10th as part of CCC’s free public music series. Apollo Chamber Players  will present Texas Roots. The program features the fifth work of Apollo’s multi-year commissioning … 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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