Blog Archives

Deported: An American Division Exhibit and Panel Discussion

On September 26th, University Libraries welcomed photographer Rachel Woolf and her award winning photos to Central Reading Room.  Nancy Hiemstra, Geographer; Assistant Professor, Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies; Author of Deportation and Detention (forthcoming, 2019); Irma Solis, New York Civil Liberties Union (Suffolk County);

Posted in Art, Central Reading Room, Diversity Equity & Inclusion, Events

Upcoming Event: “Chinese and Diasporic Food, Identity, and Memory: A Panel Discussion”

The University Libraries will present “Chinese and Diasporic Food, Identity, and Memory: A Panel Discussion” on Monday, September 24 at 4pm. SBU professors and scholars Timothy August (Department of English), Nerissa Balce (Department of Asian and Asian American Studies), Shirley

Posted in Asian and Asian American Studies, Chinese Studies, Comparative Studies, Cultural Analysis & Theory, Diversity Equity & Inclusion, Events, History, Japanese Studies, Korean Studies, Library Outreach, Social Sciences, South Asian Studies, Special Collections & University Archives

International Transgender Day of Visibility

March 31 is the International Transgender Day of Visibility. It’s a day to recognize those around us who are transgender and the challenges they face–including barriers to health care.   If you are interested in learning more, here are some

Posted in Diversity Equity & Inclusion, Health Sciences Library, Inclusion

History of Hip-Hop Event Engages Many

On February 5, 2018, the library’s Equity, Inclusion and Diversity committee joined forces with the Africana Studies and Music departments along with Hip Hop artist, Parrish Smith to discuss the history of Hip Hop.     The event highlighted various

Posted in Diversity Equity & Inclusion

RUMBLE draws many.

The film screening of the movie, RUMBLE, on November 30 in the Wang Theater drew many students, faculty and staff.  The event was co-sponsored by the University Libraries Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee and the Office of the Chief Diversity

Posted in About Us, Art, Arts & Humanities, Diversity Equity & Inclusion, Events, Music, Music Library

New Diversity Events : Fostering Partnerships with the University Libraries, the Office of the Chief Diversity Officer and the Department of History

“Germs, Genocides, and America’s Indigenous Peoples”  a lecture by Paul Kelton in honor of Native American Heritage Month November 27, 2017 @ 2pm Special Collections Seminar Room (E-2340), second floor of the Melville Library Many Indigenous people and increasingly scholars

Posted in Diversity Equity & Inclusion, History, Music, Music Library

Library Faculty and Staff Honored at Annual Awards and Recognition Dinner

More than 130 Stony Brook University faculty and staff were honored at the Annual Awards and Recognition Dinner on November 8. President Samuel L. Stanley Jr., MD and Provost Michael A. Bernstein hosted the event that celebrated faculty achievements and

Posted in Art, Arts & Humanities, Diversity Equity & Inclusion, Medicine, Special Collections & University Archives, Spotlight

Native American Heritage Display in the Galleria

  On November 1st, Stony Brook University Libraries with the assistance of the Libraries “Equity, Inclusion, & Diversity Committee” set up a display of Native American artwork and artifacts in the Melville Library Galleria.   The exhibit was curated by

Posted in Diversity Equity & Inclusion

Equity, Inclusion, & Diversity at the University Libraries

  Our Mission Respect for diversity is a fundamental value of Stony Brook University and the University Libraries, and is identified among the core values of our strategic growth.Working in parallel with the Office of the SBU’s Chief Diversity Officer the University Libraries Committee on

Posted in Diversity Equity & Inclusion