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University Libraries Colloquium Series — Victoria Pilato & Jamie Saragossi

On February 16th the University Libraries hosted the second event in this semester’s Colloquium Series.  Two library faculty members presented their current work.   Victoria Pilato, Digital Projects Librarian, discussed her recent trip to Nairobi, Kenya as part of a

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Latin American Film Series at the University Libraries

On February 7th, graduate students from the Department of Hispanic Languages & Literature hosted a screening of Nueve Reinas, followed by a discussion.  This event is part of a film series to be held at the University Libraries in the Center

Posted in Arts & Humanities

University Libraries Present: A Lecture by Dr. Zebulon Vance Miletsky

On Monday, February 13th, the University Libraries hosted Dr. Zebulon Vance Miletsky, who gave a lecture in honor of Black History Month.  Entitled, “Obama, Post-Racialism and the New American Dilemma,” this talk explored the historical antecedents of racial crisis in

Posted in Africana Studies, Arts & Humanities, Events, History, Social Sciences

University Libraries Presents: Colloquium Series

We are pleased to announce the next event in the Stony Brook University Libraries Colloquium Series.  All are welcome to attend. Please mark your calendars and come join the library faculty and staff as we share our current research, initiatives,

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Dr. Abena Ampofoa Asare Lectures at the Libraries in Honor of Black History Month

On February 6th, Dr. Abena Ampofoa Asare presented a lecture at the Stony Brook University Libraries in honor of Black History Month.  Her talk, “Fear & Angelic Troublemaking,” was a deeply insightful and inspiring treatment of key issues surrounding the

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“Fear and Angelic Troublemaking,” a Lecture by Dr. Abena Ampofoa Asare

In honor of Black History Month, the University Libraries will hold two events showcasing the research of Stony Brook University faculty members.  Please join us for a talk by Dr. Abena Ampofoa Asare on February 6th at 2:00 in the

Posted in About Us, Africana Studies, Arts & Humanities, Events

University Libraries in Conversation: MLA Convention

Yesterday afternoon the University Libraries hosted faculty members from a variety of disciplines in a conversation about the 2017 Modern Language Association Convention in Philadelphia.  Faculty members discussed their conference presentations and shared their thoughts on the value and changing

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On-site Reference in the Humanities Building — 11/29!

SBU Libraries will offer on-site reference and consultation services in the Humanities Building lobby November 29th (2-3).  All members of the campus community are invited to learn more about how the Libraries support research, teaching, and learning in the Humanities

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Library Outreach, Reference

Digital Humanities Open Mic Event, October 31st

Yesterday afternoon faculty and students gathered in the Center for Scholarly Communications at Melville Library to discuss the digital humanities and to explore new possibilities for research.  Emphasizing practices and tools, scholars presented projects which used technology to reveal new

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Digital Humanities

Trial Access Added to Readers’ Guide Retrospective: 1890-1982 (H.W. Wilson)

Stony Brook University Libraries will trial Readers’ Guide Retrospective: 1890-1982 (H.W. Wilson) until October 22, 2016.  Please let us know what you think!  This trial is being run simultaneously with our trial of Readers’ Guide to Periodical Literature: 1983- present

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