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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

Tech Spotlight: Google Arts & Culture

Google Arts & Culture is a free mobile app that lets you virtually view artwork from museums, galleries, and archives from around the world. Students who are studying art and art history may find this app to be useful in discovering

Posted in Art, Arts & Humanities, Emerging Technology, Mobile Technology, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Turmoil Radio: A Trove of Punk Rock Music History & Culture

The Turmoil Radio Collection documents the 24-year run of Steve Kreitzer’s radio program on WUSB-FM (90.1 FM) – the world’s longest running punk rock radio show. Beginning in 1980, the show became a vital part of the Long Island punk and hardcore

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

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