Easter Holiday Hours

The library will be CLOSED Friday, Apr. 3 – Sunday, Apr. 5, in observance of Good Friday and Easter.

For the latest updates of delays and cancellations, please go to the Cancellation/Delay page on the CCSU website, www.ccsu.edu, or call the Storm Weather Line at (860) 832-3333.

You can view all our library hours online at library.ccsu.edu.

Thank you, and enjoy the holiday!

EXHIBIT: “From War to Victory, 1939-1989”

An exhibit sponsored by the Insitute of the National Remembrance and the Polish Studies Program will be on view in the Burritt Library, 2nd floor, from March 26 – April 9th

The exhibition is about a special half-century in the history of Poland.  The main theme of the exhibit is Polish fight for freedom, expressed in a form of armed struggle and political activity.  Expressive photographs show Polish soldiers on various World War II fronts and the phenomenon of the Polish Underground State in the occupied country.

Reception & opening lecture: Tuesday, March 31st, 2015 at 6:30 pm, Elihu Burritt Library, 2nd Floor, CCSU

Lecture will be given by Dr. Władysław Bułhak, 

Deputy Director of the Office of Public Education.

Dr. Władysław Bułhak is a member of the editorial board of scientific IPN semi-annual “Memory and Justice”, as well as an international research network Centre for Cold War Studies at the University of Southern Denmark in Ödensee.

Admission is FREE and the public is cordially invited.

For further information please contact Special Collections

at 860 832-2085

polish art war to victory

 

 

The Changing Face of America: Immigration Symposium

immigration symposium poster Large 11by17Please join us on Wednesday, March 11, 1 – 3 P.M.

Following by reception 3-4 P.M. in  Special Collections,  2nd floor

Exhibit: Italian Immigrants to Connecticut and New England 

The Elihu Burritt Library presents this symposium to popularize numerous resources, primary and secondary, on the topic of immigration, in electronic and print formats. The library houses four centers/resources: the Connecticut Polish American Archives; the Italian Resource Center; the Confucius Institute; the Latin American, Latino, and Caribbean Center; which provide information on additional sources and assistance for students.

The event is open to all.   

PROGRAM:

1-1:30 p.m.  Polish Immigration

  • Polish Immigrants in the US and Connecticut, presented by Prof. M. B. Biskupski
  • Polish Resources, Ewa Wolynska and Renata Vickrey

1:30 – 2:00 p.m. Italian Immigration

  • Voices of Italian Immigrants presented by Nicholas Allen, Denise Zarcone, Maria Manna, Floriana Manna, Zelvan Phillips and Frank Petraccone, students from Prof. Carmela Pesca and Prof. Maria Passaro classes
  • Pascal D’Angelo, Son of Italy, presentation by Dr. Carl Antonucci, and Prof. Kenneth DiMaggio

2-2:30 p.m.  Chinese Immigration

  • Chinese Immigration, presentation by Confucius Institute and students from Prof. Yanan Ju class

2:30 – 3:00 p.m. Hispanic and Latino Immigration

  • Voices of Latino Immigration, students Sarah Lindstrom and Kate Krotzer from Prof. Antonio Garcia-Lozada, Rosly Hernandez and Isaac Rodriguez from Prof. Katherine Sugg class and Mariano Cardoso from Prof. Luis Recoder-Nunez, will share their immigrant experience and research. 

3:00 – 4:00 p.m. Reception

  • Food sampling from each country/region

 5:00 p.m. “Globalization in Latin America”

A lecture by Dr. Eduardo Beccera, Professor of Latin American Studies at the  University Autonoma  of Madrid, Spain

 

 

Spring Break Hours

During Spring Break, the library will be OPEN Monday, March 16-Friday, March 20, 8am-4:45pm. We will be CLOSED Saturday, March 14 and 21, and Sunday, March 15 and 22.

We resume our regular hours on Monday, March 23.

You can view all our hours online at library.ccsu.edu.

Enjoy the break!

Spring Break 1

 

 

Black History Month Exhibit

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Please check out the Black History Month Exhibit on the 2nd floor of the library! It features books from our impressive general collection and highlights the works of many major black writers, artists, and thinkers, including Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston, Martin Luther King, Jr., Maya Angelou, Jean-Michel Basquiat, and Audre Lorde.

For more information on  National Black History Month, please go to http://www.africanamericanhistorymonth.gov/.

Presidents’ Day Library Hours

The library will be OPEN Friday, Feb. 13, 8am-4:45pm, and Monday, Feb. 16, 8am-10:45pm.

However, we will be CLOSED on Saturday, Feb. 14, and Sunday, Feb. 15.

For the latest updates of delays and cancellations, please go to the Cancellation/Delay page on the CCSU website, www.ccsu.edu, or call the Storm Weather Line at (860) 832-3333.

You can view all our library hours online at library.ccsu.edu.

Enjoy the holiday and stay warm and safe!