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Exhibit opening: Printing Solidarity, featuring SBU Libraries material

You are cordially invited to the opening of PRINTING SOLIDARITY: Tricontinental Graphics from Cuba, at Stony Brook University’s Zuccaire Gallery, with guest lecturer Scott Starrett, Founder and Director of Tandem Design NYC. Light refreshments will be served. See details below

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SBU Libraries Co-Sponsors Round Table on the Spanish Golden Age: Event Recap

On occasion of the publication Le Siècle d’or espagnol (Paris: Citadelles & Mazenod, 2019) by Guillaume Kientz, three Stony Brook faculty members discussed this book’s innovative contribution to the field of Hispanic Studies, in Europe and beyond. Kientz, recently appointed as

Posted in Art, Arts & Humanities, Special Collections & University Archives

Dr. Lisa Fagin Davis at SBU Center for Digital Humanities premiere speaker event “Medieval Manuscripts and Digital Collections: The Case for IIIF”

On November 4th, 2021 the Stony Brook University Center for Digital Humanities (CDH) hosted its first guest speaker event since our grand opening with a particularly illustrious subject expert: Dr. Lisa Fagin Davis PhD, Director of the Medieval Academy of

Posted in About Us, Arts & Humanities, Digital Collections, Digital Humanities, History, Library Technology, Manuscripts, Research, Special Collections & University Archives

Event Recap – More than Recipes: A Taste of the Jacqueline M. Newman Chinese Cookbook Collection

Did you know that SBU has the largest Chinese cookbook collection in the world? Nearly 140 guests attended “More than Recipes” to learn about the Jacqueline M. Newman Chinese Cookbook Collection, a special library collection at Stony Brook University with

Posted in Anthropology, Arts & Humanities, Asian and Asian American Studies, Library Outreach, Special Collections & University Archives

Join Us at the Art Crawl on Saturday, October 23 from 1pm to 3pm

Free guided tours of Stony Brook University’s diverse art galleries will take place on Saturday, October 23 from 1pm to 3pm as part of campus-wide events for the inauguration of Maurie McInnis, sixth president of Stony Brook University. Participating galleries

Posted in Art, Arts & Humanities, History, Library Outreach, Special Collections & University Archives

Collections of Trailblazing Women Featured in Stony Brook University Magazine

Collections of Edith Gentile, Diana Chang, and Helen Hull Jacobs are featured in the latest issue of Stony Brook University Magazine. “Rare Treasures” highlights three trailblazing women whose the collections are part of Special Collections and University Archives (SCUA). Edith

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Asian and Asian American Studies, History, Manuscripts, Special Collections & University Archives, Women's Studies, Writing and Literature

Call for Artists: Fall 2021 Student Art Show

Stony Brook Fine Arts Organization (FAO) announces the call for artists for the Fall 2021 Student Art Show! Art Exhibition will be held at the Frank Melville Jr. Memorial Library in the North Reading Room. Submissions due by: September 25th

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IIIF and Mirador viewer for digital collections and research

On March 3rd, 2021 the SBU Center for Digital Humanities in collaboration with the SBU Libraries Digital Projects team hosted an hour-long “Digital Humanities Show & Tell” presentation entitled “Mirador 3.0 IIIF Image Viewer for Digital Collections and Research.” Chris

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Digital Collections, Digital Humanities, Discovery and Digital Initiatives, Events, Library Technology, Manuscripts, Maps, Special Collections & University Archives

Call for Student Art: Spring 2021 Art Show

Stony Brook University students from all departments (regardless of skill level) are invited to submit artwork, photographs, poems, or short writings (250-500 words) to a physical art exhibit at the Library titled: CULTURE & IDENTITY, sponsored by the Staller Center’s

Posted in Art, Arts & Humanities, Library Outreach

Why Weird Tales?

Why Weird Tales? On Wednesday, October 28th, the Libraries will be live-streaming a series of dramatic readings of stories from the fabled pulp-fiction magazine Weird Tales. Why? The event, taking place on YouTube, is entitled “Weird Tales Out of Copyright.”

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