Blog Archives

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

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Digital Humanities, Events

ARH 204 Students Study Rare Books in Special Collections

Professor Karen Lloyd’s ARH 204 class “Arts in the Age of Exploration” visited Special Collections on Thursday, February 14 to learn about the history of printmaking and early illustration techniques. A selection of SBU Libraries’ most rare books were examined,

Posted in Art, Arts & Humanities, History, Manuscripts, Maps, Special Collections & University Archives

3rd Annual MLA Forum at the Library, with AHA Content!

On February 6th, the University Libraries hosted its third annual forum dedicated to the Modern Language Association convention.  This year, the forum included work presented at the American Historical Association meeting as well.  Both conferences were held in Chicago in

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Events, History, Women's Studies

SBU Rare Book Featured in Long Island Museum Exhibition

A rare book from Special Collections is currently on loan and on view in the Long Island Museum exhibition “Elias Pelletreau: Long Island Silversmith & Entrepreneur” through December 30, 2018. The exhibition examines and showcases Pelletreau’s unique works of silver

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

Dr. Scott Zukowski Presents on Digitized Periodicals

Dr. Scott Zukowski received his PhD in English from Stony Brook University and currently works for CELT.  He presented some of his work with digitized periodicals, emphasizing the importance of these resources for understanding the formation of group identity, and

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Digital Humanities, Events

National Women’s Studies Association Conference Preview at SBU Libraries

On October 30th, students and faculty gathered for a preview of research to be presented at the upcoming meetings of the National Women’s Studies Association and the American Studies Association in Atlanta.  A panel of graduate students and faculty members

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Events, Women's Studies

Literary Karaoke: Halloween Edition at SBU Libraries

Stony Brook University students and faculty celebrated the fall season and Halloween yesterday by reading some of their favorite themed texts and eating delicious candy.  Literary karaoke is a great way to discover new books to read and to share

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Events

Dr. Rita Nezami Presents Theory & Practice for Teaching World Literature

Dr. Rita Nezami, Senior Lecturer in the Program in Writing & Rhetoric, presented her work on incorporating world literature in her teaching in order to inspire her students to become empathetic, thoughtful, global inhabitants.  Her talk, “Bringing the World into

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Events, Writing and Literature

Literary Journalism with Dr. Pablo Calvi

Dr. Pablo Calvi, Assistant Professor in the School of Journalism, presented research from his forthcoming book, Latin American Adventures in Literary Journalism.  His discussion of nineteenth- and twentieth- century reading and publishing practices in the Americas provided important insights into the

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Events, Journalism, Social Sciences

Dr. Eric Zolov Explores the Peace Dove as Protest Icon

Dr. Eric Zolov (Associate Professor of History and Director of Latin American and Caribbean Studies) shared research from his forthcoming book, The Last Good Neighbor: Mexico in the Global Sixties (Duke University Press) as part of the Libraries’ programming in celebration

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Events, History