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Conservationist and Author Carl Safina Captivates at Writers Series

In his spirited presentation and book of the same title “Beyond Words: How Elephants, Wolves, and Killer Whales Think and Feel,” Carl Safina shared how he spent time working with researchers who have dedicated decades to studying particular families of wild

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Professors Munich and Bona “Dazzle” at Writers Series

Dr. Munich speaking at Writers Series, September 27, 2016.

Diamonds and cloth-work were among the scholarly topics discussed by SBU professors Adrienne Munich and Mary Jo Bona, at the first program of the fall 2016 University Libraries Presents: Writers Series. A standing room-only audience of university and community guests

Posted in Author Series, Comparative Studies, Cultural Analysis & Theory, Library Outreach, Special Collections & University Archives, Women's Studies, Writing and Literature

Mary Jo Bona and Adrienne Munich to Speak on 9/27

Professors Mary Jo Bona and Adrienne Munich

SBU professors Mary Jo Bona and Adrienne Munich will speak at University Libraries Presents: Writers Series on Tuesday, 9/27. Please register and join us for an hour of diverse, dynamic talks by our esteemed faculty. Date: Tuesday, September 27 from

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Author Series, Library Outreach, Special Collections & University Archives, Women's Studies

University Libraries Presents: Writers Series Announced

Conservationist and writer Carl Safina in the northwest coast of Svalbard. Dr. Safina was invited to sail with Greenpeace to bear witness to the changing climate in the Arctic and the impacts of industrial fishing on the marine environment.

The University Libraries proudly announces its exciting Fall 2016 Writers Series. Please register and join us for an hour of diverse, dynamic talks by our esteemed Stony Brook faculty. Tuesday, 9/27:  Mary Jo Bona & Adrienne Munich (register here) Mary Jo

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SBU Libraries Partners with Prestigious Southampton Writers Conference

For over 40 years (41 to be exact), aspiring and prestigious writers have flocked to Southampton to take part in what is now one of the most well-known writers conferences in the world. While over those years the landscape has

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New Date/Time for University Libraries Writers Series: A Conversation with Naomi Wolf

Please join SBU Libraries on Tuesday May 3, at 2pm (new date and time), for the final event of the University Libraries Writers Series: A Conversation with Naomi Wolf in the Special Collections Seminar Room (E-2340, Melville Library).  Dr. Naomi

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Melville Library Author Series: An Afternoon of Poetry

Featuring Alexandra van de Kamp, Julie Sheehan, and Rowan Ricardo Phillips Javits Room, Melville Library (level 2) Free and open to all. Refreshments will be provided. Sponsored by the University Libraries. Alexandra van de Kamp lives in Port Jefferson, NY,

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Melville Library Authors Series: April F. Masten on October 28 @ 12:45

Melville Library Author Series: Art Work: Women Artists and Democracy in Mid-Nineteenth-Century New York featuring April F. Masten, Associate Professor of History. Mary Hallock made what seems like an audacious move for a nineteenth-century young woman. She became an artist.

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5/13: Melville Author Series presents Dr. Shetal Shah

WEDNESDAY, MAY 13 at 4 p.m. Javits Room (2nd floor of the Melville Library) Melville Library Author Series: Passport to Illness: Voyages In and Out of Medicine featuring Dr. Shetal Shah, M.D., Assistant Professor of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, Stony

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Melville Library Author Series: The Modern Russian Theater

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 18 at 12:45 p.m. Melville Library Author Series: The Modern Russian Theater: A Literary and Cultural History featuring Nicholas Rzhevsky, Professor and Chair, Department of European Languages, Literatures, and Cultures. Program: This comprehensive and original survey of Russian

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