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Access HeinOnline Slavery in America & the World: History Culture, & Law at SBU Libraries

This database provides access to centuries of legal records and other documents related to the history of slavery in the United States and in other anglophone areas of the world.  Coverage extends into the 20th century.   Other resources for

Posted in Africana Studies, Databases, History

Mythopoeia at SBU Libraries

On April 25th, the University Libraries co-hosted a colloquium event held in conjunction with Mr. Luca Zanchi’s CLL 215 course.  Entitled, “Mythopoeia: Understanding Myth in its Making,” the event featured presentations by Mr. Zanchi, Dr. Sophie Raynard-Leroy (Assoc. Professor of

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Comparative Studies, Cultural Analysis & Theory, Events

Another Inspiring Digital Humanities Open Mic at SBU Libraries!

Yesterday afternoon the University Libraries held an open mic event for digital humanists on campus.  Stony Brook University librarians Kate Kasten (Head of Humanities & Social Science) and Darren Chase (Head of Scholarly Communication) presented the Libraries’ research guide intended

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Digital Humanities, Events

SBU Libraries Hosts Panel Discussion in Honor of National Poetry Month

On April 10th, Stony Brook University Libraries hosted a panel in honor of National Poetry Month.  This event was intended to foster a discussion of poetry as a mode of expression, and of the relationship between that expression (format, content, etc.)

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Central Reading Room, Events, Southampton, Writing and Literature

SBU Libraries Launch Online Exhibit, Dental Instruments: Past and Present

On April 3rd, Stony Brook University Libraries held an event in the Health Sciences Center to launch the online exhibit, Dental Instruments: Past and Present.  The online exhibit was created by digitizing the text, images, and objects which make up

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Digital Collections, Events, Health Sciences Library, HSL, Medicine, School of Dental Medicine

University Libraries & Career Center Collaborate to Discuss Women, Wages, and Work

As part of the University Libraries’ programming in honor of Women’s History Month, we collaborated with the SBU Career Center to present a workshop, “Women, Wages, and Work.”  This event featured presentations by Dr. Alfreda James of the Career Center

Posted in Events, Women's Studies

SBU Libraries Colloquium Event, March 15th

On March 15th at 1pm, the University Libraries will hold the first event in the Spring 2018 Colloquium Series.  These events feature the research and professional development activities of SBU Libraries’ faculty and staff, while creating a forum for interdisciplinary

Posted in Events

Literary Karaoke in Honor of Women’s History Month — March 21st!

The University Libraries have added a second literary karaoke event as part of their program in celebration of Women’s History Month.  This second event will be held at 1pm on March 21st in Melville Library’s North Reading Room.  All are

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Events, Women's Studies, Writing and Literature

Dr. Ritwik Banerjee on “Social Identities in Text” at SBU Libraries

As part of the University Libraries’ focus on providing an interdisciplinary forum for scholars and students interested in digital humanities modalities, Dr. Ritwik Banerjee spoke about his research, entitled, ” Social Identities in Text.”  A research assistant professor in the

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Digital Humanities, Events, STEM

Dr. Jarvis Watson Talks about “Black Minds Matter” Initiative

As part of the University Libraries’ programming in honor of Black History Month, Dr. Jarvis Watson, Assistant Dean for Multicultural Affairs, gave a talk entitled, “‘Black Minds Matter’: Engaging, Educating, and Empowering our Black Students.”  His talk discussed the theory

Posted in Academic Subjects, Africana Studies, Arts & Humanities, Events