Blog Archives

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

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

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Asian and Asian American Studies, Author Series, Comparative Studies, Cultural Analysis & Theory, Ecology and Evolution, Journalism, Library Outreach, Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, MASIC, Special Collections & University Archives, Spotlight

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 American Studies, Cultural Analysis & Theory, Databases, Economics, History, Italian American Studies, Journalism, Literature, Political Science, Sociology, Women's Studies

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, Literature, MFA Writing & Literature, Political Science, Religious Studies, Social Sciences, Uncategorized, Women's Studies

LGBT Pride Month

The month of June celebrates LGBT Pride, in honor of the Stonewall riots in Manhattan which, in 1969,  began the gay pride movement in the United States. Pride Month is our opportunity to highlight key topical resources at SBU Libraries, starting with our Queer Studies guide,

Posted in Cultural Analysis & Theory, Women's Studies

Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month

The month of May is the U.S. Government’s official celebration of Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month and a rich variety of government resources are available through federal institutions such as the Library of Congress and the Smithsonian Institution.  SBU Libraries is proud to highlight its own resources,

Posted in Asian American Studies, Asian and Asian American Studies, Cultural Analysis & Theory, Government Information

Mary Carleton on Marriage at University Libraries Present: Women’s History Month Colloquium Series

On March 30th, Dr. Kristina Lucenko presented her work on Mary Carleton as a commentator on marriage in seventeenth-century England, “I’m ‘Wife’!  Stop there”: Mary Carleton’s “Uncivil” Union.  Director of the Program in Writing & Rhetoric at Stony Brook University,

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Cultural Analysis & Theory, Events, Women's Studies, Writing and Rhetoric

Women’s History Month Colloquium Series: Dr. Kristina Lucenko

Please join us this afternoon at 1:00 in the Center for Scholarly Communication (2nd floor of the Central Reading Room in Melville Library) for the final event in the University Libraries Present: Women’s History Month Colloquium Series. Wednesday, March 30,

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Cultural Analysis & Theory, Events, Women's Studies, Writing and Literature, Writing and Rhetoric

French Women Fairy Tale Writers at University Libraries Present: Women’s History Month Colloquium Series

On March 23rd, Dr. Sophie Raynard Leroy presented an introduction to the lives and work of the French women writers of fairy tales who were an integral component of the fairy tale vogue in 1690’s France.  Associate Professor of French

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Cultural Analysis & Theory, Events, French

University Libraries Present– French Fairy Tales: When Women Took Over

Join us on March 23 at 1:00 in the Center for Scholarly Communications (2nd floor of the Central Reading Room in Melville Library) for the next event in our month-long colloquium series in honor of Women’s History Month: Dr. Sophie

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Cultural Analysis & Theory, Events, French