Blog Archives

Dr. Scott Zukowski Presents on Digitized Periodicals

Dr. Scott Zukowski received his PhD in English from Stony Brook University and currently works for CELT.  He presented some of his work with digitized periodicals, emphasizing the importance of these resources for understanding the formation of group identity, and

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Digital Humanities, Events

National Women’s Studies Association Conference Preview at SBU Libraries

On October 30th, students and faculty gathered for a preview of research to be presented at the upcoming meetings of the National Women’s Studies Association and the American Studies Association in Atlanta.  A panel of graduate students and faculty members

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Events, Women's Studies

Literary Karaoke: Halloween Edition at SBU Libraries

Stony Brook University students and faculty celebrated the fall season and Halloween yesterday by reading some of their favorite themed texts and eating delicious candy.  Literary karaoke is a great way to discover new books to read and to share

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Events

Dr. Rita Nezami Presents Theory & Practice for Teaching World Literature

Dr. Rita Nezami, Senior Lecturer in the Program in Writing & Rhetoric, presented her work on incorporating world literature in her teaching in order to inspire her students to become empathetic, thoughtful, global inhabitants.  Her talk, “Bringing the World into

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Events, Writing and Literature

Literary Journalism with Dr. Pablo Calvi

Dr. Pablo Calvi, Assistant Professor in the School of Journalism, presented research from his forthcoming book, Latin American Adventures in Literary Journalism.  His discussion of nineteenth- and twentieth- century reading and publishing practices in the Americas provided important insights into the

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Events, Journalism, Social Sciences

Dr. Eric Zolov Explores the Peace Dove as Protest Icon

Dr. Eric Zolov (Associate Professor of History and Director of Latin American and Caribbean Studies) shared research from his forthcoming book, The Last Good Neighbor: Mexico in the Global Sixties (Duke University Press) as part of the Libraries’ programming in celebration

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Events, History

Dr. Elena Davidiak on Raising and Educating Bilingual Children

Dr. Elena Davidiak (Department of Hispanic Languages and Literature) presented her research on early childhood bilingualism, with a specific emphasis on challenges and strategies for parents and educators.  Sharing her own experience as a researcher and as the mother of

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Education

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