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Get Inspired with Making of the Modern World, 1450-1914

Writing a paper in history, political science, economics or cultural studies?  Try searching in SBU Libraries’ Making of the Modern World, 1450-1914 (Gale).  Find searchable books, serials, pamphlets, and essays from around the world that tell the story of four

Posted in Africana Studies, Arts & Humanities, Asian and Asian American Studies, Cultural Analysis & Theory, Databases, Economics, History, Italian American Studies, Journalism, Political Science, Sociology, Women's Studies, Writing and Literature

“Edith the Welder”: Papers of Edith Gentile

Ida Gentile, circa 1940

Special Collections announces the opening of the Edith Gentile Collection. One of the first female stainless steel welders to work for Republic Aviation Corporation in Farmingdale, New York, Ida Gentile (known as Edith) was born in 1924 to Italian immigrant

Posted in History, Italian American Studies, Special Collections & University Archives, Women's Studies

Library Workshop with Associate Director for Research and Instruction at MIT, Tracy Gabridge

SBU Libraries will hold a workshop for liaison librarians on Tuesday, June 23, 2015 at the Wang Center. There will be a presentation by Tracy Gabridge, who is the Associate Director for Research and Instructional Services at the Massachusetts Institute

Posted in Interlibrary Loan, internship, Italian American Studies, Libraries, Library Instruction, Library Science, Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, Melville Library, New and Notable, Southampton, Spotlight, StaffWeb, Stony Brook University, Writing and Literature

Special Collections Announces the Opening of the Salvatore LaGumina Collection

Salvatore LaGumina Collection

The Salvatore LaGumina Collection documents Dr. LaGumina’s career as an educator and his research on Italian Americans, in particular those who settled on Long Island, New York, with an emphasis on Nassau County. Comprised of 68 boxes of primary and secondary

Posted in Italian American Studies, Special Collections & University Archives

Spotlight: Project MUSE

Project MUSE is a leading provider of digital humanities and social sciences content; its electronic journal collections support a wide array of research. MUSE is a source of complete, full-text versions of scholarly journals from many of the world’s leading university presses

Posted in Academic Subjects, Africana Studies, Anthropology, Art, Arts & Humanities, Asian and Asian American Studies, Atheletic Training, Biology, Business, Chemical Engineering & Material Science, Chemistry, Chinese Studies, Cinema Studies, Classics, Computer Science, Cultural Analysis & Theory, Dance, Databases, eBooks, Economics, Education, eJournals, Engineering, Environmental Art, Architecture and Design, Environmental Humanities, Featured, Film Studies, Game Studies, Geosciences, History, Italian American Studies, Japanese Studies, Journalism, Korean Studies, Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, Medicine, Music, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Religious Studies, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, Social Sciences, Sociology, South Asian Studies, Sustainability, Technology, Theatre, Women's Studies, Writing and Literature

Presentation of the Library of Congress Anniversary Book: Explorers, Emigrants, Citizens: A Visual History of the Italian American Experience

Presentation of the Library of Congress‑Anniversary Book on Friday, October 18 at 7 p.m.: Explorers, Emigrants, Citizens: A Visual History of the Italian American Experience with co‑author Mario B. Mignone (Stony Brook University). On Friday, October 18 at 7 p.m., Dr.

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Events, Italian, Italian American Studies, Special Collections & University Archives

Conference: “The Italian Literary Canon in Nineteenth-Century England”

Thursday, March 28, 2013 at 4 p.m. Center for Italian Studies Conference: “The Italian Literary Canon in Nineteenth-Century England” Organized by Giuseppe Gazzola, Stony Brook University, with presentations by Professors Anthony Oldcorn, Brown University, Giuseppe Gazzola and Robert Viscusi, CUNY/Brooklyn. The

Posted in Events, Italian, Italian American Studies, Library Outreach, Special Collections & University Archives