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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

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

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

Black History on Record: the Music Library’s Holdings

A small but rich subset of the Music Library’s sound recordings collection covers many landmark moments in Black history through music, literature, drama, activism and oratory.  Below are further details highlighting particular items of interest.  More will be added throughout

Posted in About Us, Africana Studies, History, Music, Social Sciences, Theatre

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

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

Posted in Africana Studies, Arts & Humanities, Events

“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

Get Inspired with Making of the Modern World, 1450-1914

Writing a paper in history, political science, economics or cultural studies?  Try searching in SBU Libraries’ Making of the Modern World, 1450-1914 (Gale).  Find searchable books, serials, pamphlets, and essays from around the world that tell the story of four

Posted in Africana Studies, Arts & Humanities, Asian and Asian American Studies, Cultural Analysis & Theory, Databases, Economics, History, Italian American Studies, Journalism, Political Science, Sociology, Women's Studies, Writing and Literature

Enhance Your Research with Sabin Americana (ProQuest)

The Sabin Americana database offers searchable, full-text access to thousands of archival documents from North, South, and Central America, as well as the Caribbean, from 1500 to 1926.  Use it to enhance your research in history, cultural studies, religion, literature,

Posted in Africana Studies, Arts & Humanities, Cultural Analysis & Theory, Databases, Electronic Resources, History, Political Science, Religious Studies, Social Sciences, Women's Studies, Writing and Literature

Black History Month 2016

Black History Month (February 1 through 29) is a wonderful opportunity to navigate resources in the Melville Library which describe the multitude of events, places and contributions of peoples of African descent!  The following electronic sources are rich in content and provide

Posted in Africana Studies, History