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Dr. Crystal Fleming Discusses White Supremacy in France

As part of the University Libraries’ programming in honor of Black History Month, Dr. Crystal Fleming discussed her recent book, Resurrecting Slavery: Racial Legacies and White Supremacy in France.  Her talk focused on the ways in which French history and culture

Posted in Africana Studies, Arts & Humanities, Events

MLA 2018 Comes to SBU Libraries!

On February 8th, Stony Brook University faculty members gathered at the library to share their scholarship as part of an interdisciplinary discussion of work in the fields of modern languages, literatures, and cultural studies.  Dr. Kristina Lucenko (Assistant Professor in

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Dr. Peter Carravetta’s “After Identity” at the University Libraries

On February 7th, Dr. Peter Carravetta, Alfonse D’Amato Professor in Italian & Italian American Studies at Stony Brook University, spoke at the library as part of a discussion of his recently published book, After Identity: Migration, Critique, Italian American Culture.  He

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SBU Librarians Participate in Veteran Students Orientation

SBU librarians Kate Kasten and Laurel Scheinfeld spoke to incoming veteran students at an orientation held by the Office of Veterans Affairs on January 17th.  Kate and Laurel discussed the ways in which the library helps students to enhance their learning,

Posted in Library Outreach

Digital Humanities Open Mic at SBU Libraries, 11/13

On November 13th, the University Libraries hosted the third Digital Humanities Open Mic in Melville Library’s Center for Scholarly Communication.  Presenters Darren Chase and Josh Teplitsky discussed important projects which inspired a conversation about the ways in which the digital humanities

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Literary Karaoke: Halloween Edition…so inspiring, it was scary!

The University Libraries celebrated Halloween and the fall season with a literary karaoke event held in Melville Library’s Center for Scholarly Communication.  Students, faculty, and staff gathered to share their favorite eerie texts and to enjoy some delicious Halloween candy.

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Colloquium Series: Open Access Edition, 10/26/2017

On October 26th, faculty members at the University Libraries presented on topics in open access, open data, and open educational resources as part of the Libraries’ programming in observance of Open Access Week.   These lightning talks addressed topical issues

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Dr. Elena Davidiak Presents at SBU Libraries, 10/30/2017

On October 30th, Dr. Elena Davidiak presented her research on bilingualism and identity as part of the University Libraries’ programming in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month.  She was joined by two of her graduate students who also shared their work

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Events

Literary Karaoke: Halloween/Autumn Edition!

Please join the University Libraries on October 31st at 4:00 as we celebrate the Halloween/autumn season with a literary karaoke event.  Faculty, students, and staff members are invited to read a passage from a favorite Halloween- or fall-themed text.  This

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“The Bilingual Identity” with Dr. Elena Davidiak at SBU Libraries

On October 30th, the University Libraries will host Dr. Elena Davidiak as she shares her research on bilingualism and identity:   “The Bilingual Identity and its Expression in Oral and Written Form”   People who consistently exist and function within

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