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Dr. Crystal Fleming Discusses White Supremacy in France

As part of the University Libraries’ programming in honor of Black History Month, Dr. Crystal Fleming discussed her recent book, Resurrecting Slavery: Racial Legacies and White Supremacy in France.  Her talk focused on the ways in which French history and culture

Posted in Africana Studies, Arts & Humanities, Events

MLA 2018 Comes to SBU Libraries!

On February 8th, Stony Brook University faculty members gathered at the library to share their scholarship as part of an interdisciplinary discussion of work in the fields of modern languages, literatures, and cultural studies.  Dr. Kristina Lucenko (Assistant Professor in

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Events

Dr. Peter Carravetta’s “After Identity” at the University Libraries

On February 7th, Dr. Peter Carravetta, Alfonse D’Amato Professor in Italian & Italian American Studies at Stony Brook University, spoke at the library as part of a discussion of his recently published book, After Identity: Migration, Critique, Italian American Culture.  He

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Events

Special Collections Contributing to Library of Congress Radio Preservation Initiative

The Library of Congress’s Radio Preservation Task Force (RPTF) is developing a national database with the Association for Recorded Sound Collections (ARSC) to identify, map, and make searchable information regarding historical radio broadcasts and other radio-related materials. The RPTF is working

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

RUMBLE draws many.

The film screening of the movie, RUMBLE, on November 30 in the Wang Theater drew many students, faculty and staff.  The event was co-sponsored by the University Libraries Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee and the Office of the Chief Diversity

Posted in About Us, Art, Arts & Humanities, Diversity Equity & Inclusion, Events, Music, Music Library

Library Faculty and Staff Honored at Annual Awards and Recognition Dinner

More than 130 Stony Brook University faculty and staff were honored at the Annual Awards and Recognition Dinner on November 8. President Samuel L. Stanley Jr., MD and Provost Michael A. Bernstein hosted the event that celebrated faculty achievements and

Posted in Art, Arts & Humanities, Diversity Equity & Inclusion, Medicine, Special Collections & University Archives, Spotlight

Digital Humanities Open Mic at SBU Libraries, 11/13

On November 13th, the University Libraries hosted the third Digital Humanities Open Mic in Melville Library’s Center for Scholarly Communication.  Presenters Darren Chase and Josh Teplitsky discussed important projects which inspired a conversation about the ways in which the digital humanities

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Events

University Libraries, Simons Center Gallery and Zuccaire Gallery Featured at Art Crawl

On Friday, November 3, guests of the Art Crawl experienced an exciting and diverse array of photographs, paintings, multi-media installations, and sculpture. Four galleries at Stony Brook University were featured at the second event of the semester. Art Crawls unite Stony Brook

Posted in Art, Arts & Humanities, Central Reading Room, Library Outreach, Manuscripts, Special Collections & University Archives

Literary Karaoke: Halloween Edition…so inspiring, it was scary!

The University Libraries celebrated Halloween and the fall season with a literary karaoke event held in Melville Library’s Center for Scholarly Communication.  Students, faculty, and staff gathered to share their favorite eerie texts and to enjoy some delicious Halloween candy.

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Events

Art Crawl II: Friday, November 3, 3pm-5pm

Art Crawls unite Stony Brook University’s galleries through a series of free, guided tours led by expert curators. The University Libraries will be participating in the November Art Crawl. Join in at any point on the tours! The Art Crawl is supported by a Presidential

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