Archive for December, 2009

Talk on Wallace Steven’s Poetry

December 22nd, 2009 No comments

The public was  invited to attend Philosophy of the Supreme Fiction: In and Beyond the Metaphysics of Wallace Stevens,” a free talk by James Finnegan at Tunxis Community College on December 3 from 1-2:30 p.m. in Founders Hall.
Finnegan is a poet, thinker, and founder of The Friends and Enemies of Wallace Stevens, a Hartford area arts organization that supports the cultural legacy of Wallace Stevens and promotes poetry in the community. With Dennis Barone, he edited Visiting Wallace: Poems Inspired by the Life and Work of Wallace Stevens (University of Iowa Press, 2009). Finnegan’s poems have appeared in Ploughshares, Poetry East, The Southern Review, and The Virginia Quarterly Review among others. He is a senior vice president at Lee & Mason Financial Services, Inc.
The lecture is one of a two-part “Proof & Possibility” series of talks on philosophy and the history of ideas. For more information, call 860.255.3623 or e-mail

James Finnegan Pt.1James Finnegan Pt.2James Finnegan Pt.3

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Tunxis Foundation Breakfast

December 18th, 2009 No comments

Tunxis Community College Foundation and Advisory Board, Inc. held a fund-raising breakfast on October 22 at Avon Old Farms Inn that raised approximately $28,000 for student scholarships and college projects at Tunxis. The panel speakers, who addressed an audience of about 100 on social media for business, were Jay DeFrank, vice president, Pratt & Whitney Communications, Brent Robertson, co-founder and executive creative director of brand and creative firm Fathom, and Christopher Sheridan, coordinating producer for ESPN’s Production and Migration Strategy. Rick Hancock, Internet/technology reporter for Fox 61 WTIC-TV, was moderator for the discussion.

Intro by John SmithDr. Cathryn AddyStephen LangleyPanel Disc. Pt. 1
Panel Disc. Pt. 2Panel Disc. Pt. 3

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