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Women’s History in the Health Sciences

Women’s History month is a celebration of the shared stories and achievements of so many influential and well known figures. From American Abolitionist Harriet Tubman to American Astronomer Vera Rubin, there is no shortage of inspirational narratives. So this month

Posted in Academic Subjects, Databases, Diversity Equity & Inclusion, Electronic Resources, Health Sciences Library, History, Libraries, Library Outreach, Library Science, Medicine, STEM, Stony Brook University, Women's Studies

Elect Her: A talk in honor of Women’s History Month

On Tuesday, March 12, Cathrine Duffy, Associate Director for Student Support in the Office of the Dean of Students, gave a talk on engaging young women in the political process as a way to increase their representation in political offices.

Posted in Libraries, Library Outreach, Women's Studies

Celebrating Women’s History Month with Literary Karaoke

On March 6th, students, faculty, and staff gathered to celebrate Women’s History Month with literary karaoke.  Participants read from favorite texts, discussed important themes, and discovered new works.         Please join the University Libraries for two more events

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

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

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

University Libraries & Career Center Collaborate to Discuss Women, Wages, and Work

As part of the University Libraries’ programming in honor of Women’s History Month, we collaborated with the SBU Career Center to present a workshop, “Women, Wages, and Work.”  This event featured presentations by Dr. Alfreda James of the Career Center

Posted in Events, Women's Studies

New in Special Collections: Pioneering Journalist Jane Howard Perkins

In celebration of Women’s History Month, Special Collections is highlighting its collections of trailblazing and pioneering women.   Jane Howard Perkins (1912-2011) was a resident of Old Field, Setauket, NY. She studied archaeology at Radcliffe (Harvard) and participated in early excavations at

Posted in Arts & Humanities, History, Journalism, Social Sciences, Special Collections & University Archives, Women's Studies

From Special Collections: Trailblazer Helen Hull Jacobs

In celebration of International Women’s Day (March 8) and Women’s History Month, Special Collections is highlighting its collections of trailblazing and pioneering women.   Helen Hull Jacobs (1908-1997) served as a commander in the U.S. Navy intelligence during World War II,

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Social Sciences, Special Collections & University Archives, Women's Studies

Literary Karaoke in Honor of Women’s History Month — March 21st!

The University Libraries have added a second literary karaoke event as part of their program in celebration of Women’s History Month.  This second event will be held at 1pm on March 21st in Melville Library’s North Reading Room.  All are

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Events, Women's Studies, Writing and Literature

Women’s History Month celebration continues

The Stony Brook University Libraries’ Women’s History Month events continued on March 9, 2017 with a presentation by Dr. Patricia Aceves in the Special Collections Seminar Room.  Dr. Aceves’ led an engaging talk called “Managing Power & Load: A Primer

Posted in About Us, Events, Library Outreach, Melville Library, Women's Studies