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Diverse and Inspiring Works Showcased at Art Crawl

Thank you to all who attended the Art Crawl on March 28! The tour stops featured these diverse and inspiring works.   Special Collections, Melville Library – Unscattered Leaves: Fifty Original Leaves from Medieval Manuscripts, Western Europe, XII-XVI Century MFA student

Posted in Art, Arts & Humanities, Asian and Asian American Studies, History, Library Outreach, Manuscripts, Special Collections & University Archives

Special Collections in New Wang Center Exhibition “Potasia”

The current Charles B. Wang Center exhibition Potasia: Potatoism in the East features an insightful and entertaining survey of artworks with the potato as their central subject matter. The exhibition showcases a wide spectrum of potatoes, in all manner of genres and

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Asian and Asian American Studies, South Asian Studies, Special Collections & University Archives

Art Crawl March 28: Medieval Manuscripts, MFA Works, and Potatoes!

Art Crawl: March 28 from 3pm to 5pm (new date due to inclement weather) Tour Special Collections, Alloway Gallery, Zuccaire Gallery and the Wang Center. RSVPs are not necessary. Join at any stop along the crawl!   Stony Brook University is

Posted in Art, Arts & Humanities, Asian and Asian American Studies, Library Outreach, Special Collections & University Archives

New in Special Collections: Pioneering Journalist Jane Howard Perkins

In celebration of Women’s History Month, Special Collections is highlighting its collections of trailblazing and pioneering women.   Jane Howard Perkins (1912-2011) was a resident of Old Field, Setauket, NY. She studied archaeology at Radcliffe (Harvard) and participated in early excavations at

Posted in Arts & Humanities, History, Journalism, Social Sciences, Special Collections & University Archives, Women's Studies

From Special Collections: Trailblazer Helen Hull Jacobs

In celebration of International Women’s Day (March 8) and Women’s History Month, Special Collections is highlighting its collections of trailblazing and pioneering women.   Helen Hull Jacobs (1908-1997) served as a commander in the U.S. Navy intelligence during World War II,

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Social Sciences, Special Collections & University Archives, Women's Studies

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

Art Crawl March 28: Tour Special Collections, Alloway Gallery, Zuccaire Gallery and Wang Center

Art Crawl: March 28 from 3pm to 5pm (new date due to inclement weather) Tour Special Collections, the Zuccaire Gallery and the Wang Center. RSVPs are not necessary. Join at any stop along the crawl!   Stony Brook University is host

Posted in Art, Arts & Humanities, Special Collections & University Archives

New Melville Library Display Features Medieval Manuscripts

collection recently published by Stony Brook University Libraries. Photographs from the Otto F. Ege compiled portfolio Fifty Original Leaves from Medieval Manuscripts, Western Europe, XII-XVI Century are featured. Special Collections, Stony Brook University Libraries owns portfolio “No. 19” of the 40 unique

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