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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

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SBU Libraries Colloquium Event, March 15th

On March 15th at 1pm, the University Libraries will hold the first event in the Spring 2018 Colloquium Series.  These events feature the research and professional development activities of SBU Libraries’ faculty and staff, while creating a forum for interdisciplinary

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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

Dr. Ritwik Banerjee on “Social Identities in Text” at SBU Libraries

As part of the University Libraries’ focus on providing an interdisciplinary forum for scholars and students interested in digital humanities modalities, Dr. Ritwik Banerjee spoke about his research, entitled, ” Social Identities in Text.”  A research assistant professor in the

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Digital Humanities, Events, STEM

Dr. Jarvis Watson Talks about “Black Minds Matter” Initiative

As part of the University Libraries’ programming in honor of Black History Month, Dr. Jarvis Watson, Assistant Dean for Multicultural Affairs, gave a talk entitled, “‘Black Minds Matter’: Engaging, Educating, and Empowering our Black Students.”  His talk discussed the theory

Posted in Academic Subjects, Africana Studies, Arts & Humanities, Events

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

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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

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SBU Librarians Participate in Veteran Students Orientation

SBU librarians Kate Kasten and Laurel Scheinfeld spoke to incoming veteran students at an orientation held by the Office of Veterans Affairs on January 17th.  Kate and Laurel discussed the ways in which the library helps students to enhance their learning,

Posted in Library Outreach

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

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