Blog Archives

Dr. Elena Davidiak on Raising and Educating Bilingual Children

Dr. Elena Davidiak (Department of Hispanic Languages and Literature) presented her research on early childhood bilingualism, with a specific emphasis on challenges and strategies for parents and educators.  Sharing her own experience as a researcher and as the mother of

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Education

Matt Gallagher, Army Veteran and Author, visits SBU

On October 4th, Matt Gallagher spent the day at Stony Brook University.  He was invited here by the University Libraries to help us show our appreciation for the Veterans on our campus and spark conversations between veterans and non-veterans.  The day began

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“Chinese and Diasporic Food, Identity, and Memory” Draws Full House

On September 24, SBU students, faculty, staff and neighbors gathered for a panel discussion on “Chinese and Diasporic Food, Identity, and Memory: A Panel Discussion.” Dr. Jacqueline M. Newman delivered opening remarks and SBU professors and scholars Timothy August (Department

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Asian and Asian American Studies, Chinese Studies, Events, History, Library Outreach, Social Sciences, South Asian Studies, Special Collections & University Archives

Mythopoeia at SBU Libraries

On April 25th, the University Libraries co-hosted a colloquium event held in conjunction with Mr. Luca Zanchi’s CLL 215 course.  Entitled, “Mythopoeia: Understanding Myth in its Making,” the event featured presentations by Mr. Zanchi, Dr. Sophie Raynard-Leroy (Assoc. Professor of

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Comparative Studies, Cultural Analysis & Theory, Events

Spotlight: Baker-Pisano American Art History Research Collection

The Baker-Pisano American Art History Research Collection is a special collection of rare, first edition, and autographed art books published in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The University Libraries received the collection through the generosity of collector, art historian,

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

Another Inspiring Digital Humanities Open Mic at SBU Libraries!

Yesterday afternoon the University Libraries held an open mic event for digital humanists on campus.  Stony Brook University librarians Kate Kasten (Head of Humanities & Social Science) and Darren Chase (Head of Scholarly Communication) presented the Libraries’ research guide intended

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Digital Humanities, Events

SBU Libraries Hosts Panel Discussion in Honor of National Poetry Month

On April 10th, Stony Brook University Libraries hosted a panel in honor of National Poetry Month.  This event was intended to foster a discussion of poetry as a mode of expression, and of the relationship between that expression (format, content, etc.)

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Central Reading Room, Events, Southampton, Writing and Literature

SBU Libraries Launch Online Exhibit, Dental Instruments: Past and Present

On April 3rd, Stony Brook University Libraries held an event in the Health Sciences Center to launch the online exhibit, Dental Instruments: Past and Present.  The online exhibit was created by digitizing the text, images, and objects which make up

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Digital Collections, Events, Health Sciences Library, HSL, Medicine, School of Dental Medicine

Celebrating National Poetry Month

April is National Poetry Month! In celebration, Special Collections is featuring several of its distinctive archives of poets ranging from manuscript drafts to published books. All are welcome to explore these unique literary works that celebrate “poetry’s vital place in our

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

Diverse and Inspiring Works Showcased at Art Crawl

Thank you to all who attended the Art Crawl on March 28! The tour stops featured these diverse and inspiring works.   Special Collections, Melville Library – Unscattered Leaves: Fifty Original Leaves from Medieval Manuscripts, Western Europe, XII-XVI Century MFA student

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