Blog Archives

What’s New at Southampton? Q&A with William Blydenburgh

Our students out at the Southampton Branch of Stony Brook University (or #EasternSeawolves as they’re now being referred to on social media) are starting to see a new face behind the desk at the Library and out and about on

Posted in About Us, Library Outreach, New and Notable, Southampton, Spotlight, Writing and Literature

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

Naomi Wolf on Victorian Sexualities and Censorship

On Tuesday, May 3, Stony Brook University Libraries presented University Libraries Writers Series: A Conversation with Naomi Wolf to an engaged audience of  scholars, students, and community members. Sharing her research for her upcoming book, Outrages, best selling author Dr.

Posted in Events, 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

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 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

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, Women's Studies, Writing and Literature

Melville Library Galleria Info Desk Gets a New Look

Those who braved the mountains of snow generously gifted to us by recent passerby Blizzard Jonas (thanks a lot, Jonas!) may have noticed something new and wonderful in the Melville Library Galleria.  The neutral toned horseshoe-shaped counter that serves as an information

Posted in Art, Classics, Melville Library, New and Notable, Writing and Literature

Open Library Lab

Are you working on a research paper? Well, good news! SBU Libraries will hold an Open Library Lab in the SBU Writing Center (Humanities 2009) on Wednesday, November 11th and Thursday, November 19th from 6-8 PM.In our never-ending quest to teach you useful things, these

Posted in Events, Library Instruction, Library Outreach, Writing and Literature

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, Melville Library, Writing and Literature