Category Archives: Humanities

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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2014 Spring Semester Concerts @ Capital Series Announced: Alturas Duo Opens Free Concerts February 13th

Arthur Hernandez, DMA, music professor and program coordinator at Capital Community College,  has announced the 2014 Spring Semester Concerts @ Capital series supported in part by the Capital Community College Foundation. The Alturas Duo, a chamber music ensemble merging classical … 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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Fulbright Scholar Oonya Kempadoo To Teach Creative Writing In Spring Semester

Novelist Oonya Kempadoo  will teach a creative  writing course (ENG 281)  in the spring semester at Capital Community College as part of her year in Connecticut as a Fulbright Visiting Scholar-In-Residence.  Kempadoo’s most recent book “All Decent Animals” was listed … Continue reading

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Hartford Heritage Capstone Course: Students Share Their Projects About Hartford’s Immigration History

Posters April 2013, a set on Flickr. Poster presentations from Dr. Jeffrey Partridge’s Hartford Heritage Capstone class capped a forum on “Immigration and its Impact on Hartford” at Centinel Hill Hall, April 24th. Students researched and presented on the city’s … Continue reading

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The Mountaintop @ Theaterworks April 23rd To Benefit Hartford Heritage Program

“Crackles with theatricality and a humanity more moving than sainthood.”  – Newsday The College’s Foundation and Theaterworks are teaming up for a  reception and a performance of The Mountaintop on Tuesday April 23rd in support of the College’s Hartford Heritage … Continue reading

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CCC’s Heritage Program Eligible For $300K NEH Challenge Grant; One Of Six In Nation Selected This Year

Capital Community College has been approved for a $300,000 challenge grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to sustain its Hartford Heritage Program, an initiative linking courses with the city’s cultural and historic institutions. “The Heritage program takes … Continue reading

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Fall Concerts @ Capital: Five Free Performances At Centinel Hill Hall

Capital’s music program led by Associate Professor Arthur Hernandez has announced the fall 2012 schedule of Concerts @ Capital, the free, public performance series at the College’s Centinel Hill Hall auditorium at the downtown campus. All concerts begin at 6 … Continue reading

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Mallett Gallery Exhibit: Beth Pite’s “Expressive colorscapes in pastel” March 1-30

Beth Pite’s collection of 22 “expressive colorscapes in pastel” is the March exhibit at Capital Community College’s Conrad L. Mallett Gallery located at the main entrance to the downtown campus. “The (Not so) Old Woman and the Sea” exhibit features … Continue reading

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