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Literary Karaoke Held in Honor of Veterans Day & Military Appreciation Month

Students, faculty, and staff gathered at the library yesterday to honor Veterans Day and Military Appreciation Month with a literary karaoke event. Participants were invited to read texts written by or about veterans or members of the military, and to

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Center for Digital Humanities Opens at SBU Libraries

At a November 7th ribbon cutting event, Stony Brook University Libraries officially opened its Center for Digital Humanities as a space for research, teaching, and learning in all disciplines related to the practice of the digital humanities. The ribbon cutting event

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Murph Challenge Week Events Held at SBU Libraries

On May 4th, the Stony Brook University Office of Veterans Affairs sponsored the Murph Challenge, in memory of Lt. Michael P. Murphy, a Navy SEAL killed in Afghanistan.  In honor of this event, the library held a film screening of

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Dr. Paul Firbas Presents “Lima Newssheets” at SBU Libraries

On March 24th, Dr. Paul Firbas (Associate Professor in the Department of Hispanic Languages and Literature) presented his research on the history and circulation of newssheets in early modern Lima. With his research team, Dr. Firbas has created digital maps

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Streaming Video at SBU Libraries

Stony Brook University Libraries has streaming video resources to support your research and teaching in the Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences, Natural Sciences, and Health Sciences. Check out our video databases to learn more. Videos from these databases can be viewed

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Panel Discussion in Honor of Women’s History Month

The library collaborated with the Department of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies to host an interdisciplinary panel discussion on issues related to #MeToo as part of the library’s programming in honor of Women’s History Month. The panel was moderated by

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In the News: Digital Humanities at SBU Libraries

The planned digital humanities space at SBU Libraries, supported by a gift from the Gladys Brooks Foundation, made the news last week with quotes from Dr. Andrew Newman (Professor of English) and Dr. Kate Kasten (Head of Humanities & Social

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Celebrating Women’s History Month with Literary Karaoke

On March 6th, students, faculty, and staff gathered to celebrate Women’s History Month with literary karaoke.  Participants read from favorite texts, discussed important themes, and discovered new works.         Please join the University Libraries for two more events

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“The Great Lolcat Massacre,” by Dr. Elyse Graham

Dr. Elyse Graham (Department of English) shared her research on trolling behavior on the early internet, with an emphasis on the development of the phenomenon in a context of community boundary maintenance, misogyny, and the accessibility of the early internet. 

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Humanities and the Digital: A Workshop

In partnership with the Department of Hispanic Languages and Literatures, the Humanities Institute, the Graduate Student Organization, and other campus entities, the library was very pleased to host Humanities and the Digital: A Workshop, on February 13th.  This workshop, on

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