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Join Us on a Free Art Crawl! Friday, April 7 from 3pm-6pm

The University Libraries is pleased to be part of the campus-wide Art Crawl on Friday, April 7 from 3pm-6pm. This free, guided tour of galleries begins at 3pm in the Charles B. Wang Center Zodiac Gallery, but please join us at

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

Literary Karaoke at the Libraries!

On March 7th, students and faculty members met in the University Libraries’ Center for Scholarly Communication for an hour of literary karaoke in honor of Women’s History Month.  Participants read excerpts from texts written by female authors.  Selections included texts

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

Scholars Present at the University Libraries in Honor of Women’s History Month

On March 1st, four Stony Brook University faculty members participated in a panel held at the Libraries in honor of Women’s History Month.  The four scholars– Peg Christoff (Asian American Studies), Lisa Diedrich (Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies), Victoria Hesford

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

Special Collections Featured in Faculty Publication

Professor Paul Firbas’ recently published article features a rare book from Special Collections, SBU Libraries. In “Hemispheric Knowledge: Sarmiento de Gamboa and His Texts on the Strait of Magellan” (Annales de Literatura Chilena, December 2016, v. 17, no. 26), Firbas

Posted in Arts & Humanities, History, Manuscripts, Maps, Special Collections & University Archives

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

SBU Southampton Trivia Night

Come test your wits against the rest of the Southampton campus on Tuesday, February 21st from 7-9 pm in the library. The SBU Southampton Library, along with the Student Life Office, will be hosting Trivia Night from 7-9 pm. Compete in

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Events, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, Southampton

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

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

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Events