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Director’s College Event – Baseball is More Than a Sports Season

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On Wednesday, September 26, Dr. Steven Wisensale, Professor of Family Studies at the University of Connecticut, will speak at the Farmington Libraries on how he uses the game of baseball as the primary teaching tool in his new and popular course, “Baseball and Society, Politics, Economics, Race, and Gender.” Baseball serves as a mirror of […]

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Director’s College Event: The Possibility of Time Travel

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On Wednesday, May 23, internationally renowned scholar, Ronald Mallett, will show the documentary film, “The World’s First Time Machine,” a BBC/Discovery Channel documentary that features Professor Mallett’s research on time travel.  Following the film, Professor Mallett will also be on hand for a thoughtful and intellectual discussion about the possibility of time travel, and will […]

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Director’s College Event: Captain Paul Delano, an American seaman in the Independence of Chile

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We are very honored to have Jorge Delano speak about his ancestral connections to Presidents Roosevelt and especially learn about Captain Paul Delano. Jorge will discuss his book, a biography; “Captain Paul Delano, the founder of the Delano family in Chile”, and in October 2010, his essay “Captain Paul Delano, an American seaman in the […]

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