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Central Authors Programming Schedule

Fall 2015 Programming Schedule

Programs are distributed on DVD to cable stations in:
Plainville, Vernon, Middletown, Cheshire, Windsor, Enfield, Willimantic, Newtown, Wallingford, Norwich/Old Lyme, Litchfield, Waterford, Clinton, West Hartford, Simsbury, Bridgeport, Winsted, Waterbury, Seymour, Litchfield, Waterford, New Haven, Canaan and Groton.

Programs are distributed on Mini DV to cable stations in:

All tapings are double features beginning at 12:15 and ~12:55 PM in the CCSU Bookstore.

Tinseltown: Murder, Morphine, and Madness at the Dawn of Hollywood
William Mann (History)
Selling Sex on Screen: From Weimar Cinema to Zombie Porn
Karen Ritzenhoff (Communication)
Wednesday, September 16

Practical Writing: A Guide to Effective Communication for Educators and Other Professionals
Betty Sternberg (Educational Leadership) and Marsha Howland
Iron Man: Rudolf Berthold
Peter Kilduff (Emeritus)
Wednesday, September 30

Humor, Entertainment and Popular Culture during WWI
Karen Ritzenhoff (Communication)
Pedagogy, Praxis and Purpose in Education
Cara Mulcahy (Literacy, Elementary and Early Childhood Education) and Daniel Mulcahy (Educational Leadership)
Wednesday, October 14

Eugene O’Neill: A Life in Four Acts
Rob Dowling (English)
British Colonial Realism in Africa: Inalienable Objects, Contested Domains 
Deborah Spillman (English)
Wednesday, October 21

The Most Dangerous German Agent in America: The Many Lives of Louis N. Hammerling
M.B.B. Biskupski (Blejwas Endowed Chair of Polish and Polish American Studies)
 Building School-Based Collaborative Mental Health Teams: A Systems Approach to Student Achievement
Kathleen Laundy (Counseling and Family Therapy)
Wednesday, November 4

When Reason Breaks
Cindy L. Rodriguez (Alumna)
Seeking Balance: Philosophical Issues in Globalization and Policy Making
Pablo Iannone (Philosophy)
Wednesday, November 18

 Watch Central Authors daily on CCSU TV, channel 23, at 8:30 am, 2:30 pm, and 7:30 pm, or online at

Executive Producer
Chad E. Valk

Dr. Gilbert Gigliotti

Production Supervisor
Ryan Wark

Funding Support
CCSU Bookstore
Jack O'Leary, Manager