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University Libraries & Career Center Collaborate to Discuss Women, Wages, and Work

As part of the University Libraries’ programming in honor of Women’s History Month, we collaborated with the SBU Career Center to present a workshop, “Women, Wages, and Work.”  This event featured presentations by Dr. Alfreda James of the Career Center

Posted in Events, Women's Studies

New in Special Collections: Pioneering Journalist Jane Howard Perkins

In celebration of Women’s History Month, Special Collections is highlighting its collections of trailblazing and pioneering women.   Jane Howard Perkins (1912-2011) was a resident of Old Field, Setauket, NY. She studied archaeology at Radcliffe (Harvard) and participated in early excavations at

Posted in Arts & Humanities, History, Journalism, Social Sciences, Special Collections & University Archives, Women's Studies

From Special Collections: Trailblazer Helen Hull Jacobs

In celebration of International Women’s Day (March 8) and Women’s History Month, Special Collections is highlighting its collections of trailblazing and pioneering women.   Helen Hull Jacobs (1908-1997) served as a commander in the U.S. Navy intelligence during World War II,

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Social Sciences, Special Collections & University Archives, Women's Studies

Literary Karaoke in Honor of Women’s History Month — March 21st!

The University Libraries have added a second literary karaoke event as part of their program in celebration of Women’s History Month.  This second event will be held at 1pm on March 21st in Melville Library’s North Reading Room.  All are

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Events, Women's Studies, Writing and Literature

Women’s History Month celebration continues

The Stony Brook University Libraries’ Women’s History Month events continued on March 9, 2017 with a presentation by Dr. Patricia Aceves in the Special Collections Seminar Room.  Dr. Aceves’ led an engaging talk called “Managing Power & Load: A Primer

Posted in About Us, Events, Library Outreach, Melville Library, Women's Studies

Special Collections Highlights the Papers of Naturalist Mary Fletcher

Naturalist and educator Mary Fletcher (1899-1989) authored “A Survey of the Algae Found in the Brooklyn Botanic Garden” in 1936. In honor of her accomplishments and Women’s History Month, Special Collections is featuring her papers, which are open and available

Posted in Manuscripts, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, Special Collections & University Archives, Women's Studies

Literary Karaoke at the Libraries!

On March 7th, students and faculty members met in the University Libraries’ Center for Scholarly Communication for an hour of literary karaoke in honor of Women’s History Month.  Participants read excerpts from texts written by female authors.  Selections included texts

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Events, Women's Studies

Scholars Present at the University Libraries in Honor of Women’s History Month

On March 1st, four Stony Brook University faculty members participated in a panel held at the Libraries in honor of Women’s History Month.  The four scholars– Peg Christoff (Asian American Studies), Lisa Diedrich (Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies), Victoria Hesford

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New interviews in the Women in US-Asian Relations Oral History Project

Just in time for Women’s History Month, the Department of Asian and Asian American Studies and the University Libraries bring you the next group of student interviews of prominent women currently working in US-Asian relations. The Women in US-Asian Relations

Posted in Academic Subjects, Asian and Asian American Studies, Digital Collections, Library Science, Women's Studies

Database Trial: Routledge Historical Resources: History of Feminism

The Stony Brook University Libraries has arranged for a trial of a new database, History of Feminism. This resources covers the subject of feminism from 1776 through 1928.  It includes primary source material and secondary book content as well as

Posted in Database Trials, Women's Studies