Blog Archives

Art in the Jazz Age: Sep. 26

The Art in Focus Lecture Series returns on September 26th with Charles A. Riley II, director of the Nassau County Museum of Art, discussing the creative and social ferment of 1920s Paris.     Drawing on his 2017 book, Free

Posted in About Us, Art, Music, Southampton, Writing and Literature

Special Collections Features Poetry Archives

In honor of National Poetry Month, Special Collections is featuring several of its distinctive poetry archives. From manuscript drafts to published books, all are welcome to explore Stony Brook University Libraries’ unique literary works that celebrate “poetry’s vital place in our

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Literature, Special Collections & University Archives, Writing and Literature

Tech Spotlight: Shakespeare App

Shakespeare is a free mobile app that allows users to read plays, sonnets, and poems by William Shakespeare. Students who are studying English and Shakespeare may find this app to be useful when reading Shakespeare’s works. The app contains the

Posted in Emerging Technology, Literature, Mobile Technology, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, Theatre, Writing and Literature

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

Alec Baldwin Among Esteemed Faculty for Southampton Theatre Conference

  You may have heard about Stony Brook University Libraries official partnership with the world renowned Southampton Writers Conference (if you haven’t read the article!). But what you might not be aware of is that the Southampton Theatre Conference happens

Posted in Events, Featured, Library Outreach, MFA Theatre & Film, MFA Writing & Literature, Southampton, Writing and Literature

SBU Libraries Partners with Prestigious Southampton Writers Conference

For over 40 years (41 to be exact), aspiring and prestigious writers have flocked to Southampton to take part in what is now one of the most well-known writers conferences in the world. While over those years the landscape has

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Author Series, Events, Featured, Library Outreach, MFA Theatre & Film, MFA Writing & Literature, New and Notable, Southampton, Spotlight, Uncategorized, Writing and Literature, Writing and Rhetoric

When I Heard the Learn’d Astronomer

When I heard the learn’d astronomer; When the proofs, the figures, were ranged in columns before me; When I was shown the charts and the diagrams, to add, divide, and measure them; When I, sitting, heard the astronomer, where he

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Writing and Literature

New Date/Time for University Libraries Writers Series: A Conversation with Naomi Wolf

Please join SBU Libraries on Tuesday May 3, at 2pm (new date and time), for the final event of the University Libraries Writers Series: A Conversation with Naomi Wolf in the Special Collections Seminar Room (E-2340, Melville Library).  Dr. Naomi

Posted in Author Series, Events, Libraries, Writing and Literature

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

Celebrate your freedom to read during Banned Books Week!

It’s that time of year again! ALA’s Banned Weeks Week falls at the end of September each year.  The holiday, which began yesterday, is meant to encourage us all to embrace our freedom to read.  So please show your solidarity

Posted in Books, Classics, Events, Information Literacy, Library Outreach, Literature, Melville Library, social media, Writing and Literature