Eng 220 Studies in American Literature: Stowe and Twain
Hartford Heritage Courses
Hartford Heritage Project Faculty

Take a class at the homes of Harriet Beecher Stowe and Mark Twain!

  • Ruth Pagano presents on Twain’s wife, Olivia Langdon Clemens.
    Photo by Tony Bacewicz

  • Jolanta Bielski presents on Nook Farm founder John Hooker.
    Photo by Tony Bacewicz

  • Abi Rodriguez presents on the actor and Nook Farm resident William Gillette.
    Photo by Tony Bacewicz

  • Shawntoll Buchanan-Boothe presents on women’s rights advocate, Isabella Beecher Hooker.
    Photo by Tony Bacewicz

  • Yawotse Noumedor presents on Nook Farm resident Francis Gillette.
    Photo by Tony Bacewicz

Essays by Students Published on Capital Letters

Read "Cultural Pipe-Smoking" on Twain’s bad habit, by Sasha T. Miller and
"An Influential Woman During Unequal Times" on Stowe’s female influence, by Amily Colon.

Student Poster Presentations

The following poster presentations were from Prof. Jeff Partridge’s Fall 2017 English 220 course.

  • Poster by Amily Colon Photo by Warren Towler © Creative Touch 2016

  • Poster by Bob Kagan Photo by Warren Towler © Creative Touch 2016

  • Poster by Christopher Shanghie Photo by Warren Towler © Creative Touch 2016

  • Poster by Elisa Santos Photo by Warren Towler © Creative Touch 2016

  • Poster by Kevin Dinh Photo by Warren Towler © Creative Touch 2016

  • Poster by Ruth Pagano Photo by Warren Towler © Creative Touch 2016

  • Poster by Sasha Miller Photo by Warren Towler © Creative Touch 2016

  • Poster by Trishan Lakha Photo by Warren Towler © Creative Touch 2016

  • Poster by Woody Exley Photo by Warren Towler © Creative Touch 2016

Read About Eng 220 Twain and Stowe Course

  • This course is featured on GettingSmart.com’s Place-Based Education Series – Read here!
  • Click here to read a CT Humanities article written by Dr. Jeff Partridge and students Woody Exley and Trishan Lakha.
  • Click here to read Professor Ken DiMaggio's article on the English 220 Twain and Stowe course.

English 220 Studies in American Literature: Stowe and Twain

Fall 2017

Wednesday 2:00 - 4:42pm at the Mark Twain House
Hybrid schedule: One Wednesday on Site, one Wednesday on line.

English 220 focuses on the lives and selected works of Harriet Beecher Stowe and Mark Twain. The course is taught on site at the Harriet Beecher Stowe Center and the Mark Twain House & Museum, located in Hartford’s west end. Students read and discuss works by two of American Literature’s most influential authors, learn from staff experts at the Stowe and Twain Museums, access archives and library materials unique to these national landmark museums, and get a behind-the-scenes look at the houses, archives, and exhibits.

Do you want to take English 220 for college credit?

Please register at https://www.capitalcc.edu/student-services/admissions/ or in person on the 2nd floor at Capital Community College (950 Main Street, Hartford).

Do you want to take English 220 for fun – no college credit, with papers and assignments optional?

Please register to AUDIT this course by contacting Amy Lemire at 860-906-5185 or alemire@capitalcc.edu.

Student Quote

My favorite was taking the tour of the houses. We can actually experience what times were like back then. Kevin Dinh

Student Photos - Fall 2015