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Revised Event — University Libraries Present: Women’s History Month Colloquium Series

The Women’s History Month Colloquium Series talk scheduled for Monday, March 7th will be replaced by a screening of the film, Killing Us Softly 4: Advertising’s Image of Women, with discussion to follow. The revised event will take place at 12:00

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

University Libraries Present: Literary Karaoke Event, 3/2 at 2:00

Join us for a month-long colloquium series in honor of Women’s History Month, with presentations by three Stony Brook University scholars of women’s and gender studies and a literary karaoke event.  All events will be held in the Center for

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

University Libraries Present: Women’s History Month Colloquium Series

Join us for a month-long colloquium series in honor of Women’s History Month, with presentations by three Stony Brook University scholars of women’s and gender studies and a literary karaoke event.  All events will be held in the Center for

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

Stony Brook University is Trying Out The North China Herald

Good news! SBU Libraries is beginning a trial run of The North China Herald. What does this mean for you, dear patrons? Wonderful things. Read on to learn more about what you could learn from this. The English-language North China

Posted in Asian and Asian American Studies, China Studies, Chinese Studies, Cultural Analysis & Theory, Digital Collections, Uncategorized

May the Fourth (Be With You)

May 4, the unofficial celebration of all things Star Wars, is a great opportunity to explore a galaxy of library resources about George Lucas’ classic space epics. From video of the series’ films to a CD the John Williams’ memorable soundtrack

Posted in Cinema Studies, Cultural Analysis & Theory, Film Studies, Melville Library, Music Library

What You Need To Do While You’re In School

Emily Warren is a Spring 2015 Library Intern.  She will be posting about excellent resources to enhance the undergraduate experience. So, you’re currently taking classes at SBU, while probably working a part-time job and crossing you’re fingers that the perfect full-time

Posted in Academic Subjects, Anthropology, Art, Arts & Humanities, Atheletic Training, Business, Central Reading Room, Chemical Engineering & Material Science, Chemistry, Cinema Studies, Communicating Science, Comparative Studies, Computer Science, Cultural Analysis & Theory, Economics, Engineering, Environmental Art, Architecture and Design, Environmental Humanities, Film Studies

Women and Social Movements in the United States, 1600-2000

This is a veritable trove of thought-provoking, interpreted documents presented to the researcher with the goal of advancing scholarly debates by demonstrating historical analysis as an interpretive process.  This is what you’ll find — 1270 full-text primary sources (go to

Posted in Cultural Analysis & Theory, Spotlight, Women's Studies

North American Women’s Letters & Diaries

North American Women’s Letters and Diaries is a fantastic database with thousands of pages of diaries and letters from over 1,325 women.  This is a powerful tool for historians, researchers, genealogists, students and those who are fascinated by first-hand accounts

Posted in Cultural Analysis & Theory, History, Uncategorized, Women's Studies, Writing and Literature, Writing and Rhetoric

Article Published About the William A. Higinbotham Game Studies Collection at Stony Brook University

Creative Computing, Spring 1983. Part of the William A. Higinbotham Game Studies Collection.

Founded in 2010, the William A. Higinbotham Game Studies Collection, a special collection at Stony Brook University, contributes directly to the study of video games as popular culture and to their historical longevity. The initiative is dedicated to: collecting and

Posted in Cultural Analysis & Theory, Special Collections & University Archives

Database Trial: Eighteenth Century Journals Portal

Eighteenth Century Journals Portal brings together rare journals and newspapers printed between c.1685 and 1835, illuminating all aspects of eighteenth-century social, political and literary life. Many are ephemeral, lasting only for a handful of issues, others run for several years.

Posted in Cultural Analysis & Theory, Database Trials, Economics, French, History, Journalism, Literature, Music, Philosophy, Political Science, Religious Studies, Women's Studies, Writing and Literature