Blog Archives

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

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

“Edith the Welder”: Papers of Edith Gentile

Ida Gentile, circa 1940

Special Collections announces the opening of the Edith Gentile Collection. One of the first female stainless steel welders to work for Republic Aviation Corporation in Farmingdale, New York, Ida Gentile (known as Edith) was born in 1924 to Italian immigrant

Posted in History, Italian American Studies, Special Collections & University Archives, Women's Studies

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

NEW Queer Studies Guide!

Did you know that the term Queer isn’t necessarily derogatory? It is an umbrella term for gender and sexual minorities who are not cisgender or heterosexual. Check out this reinvigorated guide featuring resources for the study of lesbian, gay, transgender,

Posted in Databases, eJournals, Electronic Resources, Featured, Library Outreach, Reference, Research, Uncategorized, Women's 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

Spotlight: Witchcraft

Witchcraft in Europe & America is a research database of Fulltext primary sources offering a wide range of writings on the subject of witchcraft from the 15th century to the early 20th century, including many rare and fragile manuscripts of eyewitness

Posted in Arts & Humanities, History, Social Sciences, Sociology, Spotlight, Women's Studies, Writing and Literature, Writing and Rhetoric

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