• BREATHE at the Libraries Held April 24-25

    April 10, 2019

    Take a moment to breathe before finals! On Wednesday, April 24 and Thursday, April 25, the Syracuse University Libraries, the Office of Health Promotion, Health Services, and the Society of Public Health Educators (SOPHE) hosted “BREATHE at the Libraries,” a series of end-of-semester events to help students relax and unwind as they prepare for Finals ...

  • Studying Dante’s Religious Culture and the Problem of the Beatific Vision: Questions of Method, Lecture by Zygmunt G. Barański

    April 9, 2019

    In this lecture, Zygmunt G. Barański, Serena Professor of Italian Emeritus at the University of Cambridge and Notre Dame Professor of Dante & Italian Studies at the University of Notre Dame, will examine the unsystematic treatment of Dante’s religious culture in scholarship, with particular attention to the poet’s treatment of the issue of heavenly beatitude ...

  • Archie Collectibles, selections from Nancy Silberkleit’s private Archie Comics memorabilia collection on display at Bird Library

    April 9, 2019

    The SU Libraries Learning Commons is is thrilled to be able to showcase an amazing variety of Archie comic memorabilia from the private collection of the Co-CEO of Archie Comics, Nancy Silberkleit. Thanks for this collaborative effort go to Stephen Singer, Kate Deibel, Natalie LoRusso, and Diane Wiener. Additional thanks to Colleen Theisen of SCRC. This exhibit ...

  • In the Biblio Gallery: Afghanistan by U.S. Army Sgt. Matthew DeVirgilio

    April 8, 2019

    An exhibit by U.S. Army Sgt. Matthew DeVirgilio will be on display in the Biblio Gallery on the 4th floor of Bird Library. U.S. Army Sgt. Matthew DeVirgilio is currently a student in the Military Photojournalism program at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communication. He deployed to Afghanistan in July of 2017, in support ...

  • The Political Urgency of Community Archives: Public Talk and Workshop with the South Asian American Digital Archive (SAADA) on April 23-24

    April 8, 2019

    As part of the 2018-2019 Syracuse Symposium Series, the SU Libraries are excited welcome Michelle Caswell (Associate Professor of Archival Studies, UCLA) and Samip Mallick (Executive Director of the South Asian American Digital Archive) for a free public lecture and workshop. Further information on the two events is as follows: Now More Than Ever: The Political ...

  • “The Phantom on Film: Routes of Cultural Transfer” a talk by Cormac Newark

    March 27, 2019

    Gaston Leroux’s Le Fantôme de l’Opéra (1909–10) may not be great literature, but it is a unique record of the most important social and artistic institution in the ‘capital of the nineteenth century’, Paris. More significant still, since the novel’s publication it has radically transcended that historical-geographical specificity and become the object of constant creative re-interpretation all over the ...

  • Syracuse University French Colloquium

    March 25, 2019

    Please join us for the 22nd Annual Syracuse University French Colloquium on Friday, April 12 from 9:30 a.m.–1 p.m. in the Peter Graham Scholarly Commons, 114 Bird Library. The French Colloquium provides the opportunity for graduates and undergraduates to share their recent research. This event is sponsored and organized by the Department of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics ...

  • Exhibit on Haitian writer and artist, Frankétienne in Bird Library, March 25-31

    March 20, 2019

    Syracuse University Libraries is pleased to help welcome the Haitian writer and artist, Frankétienne, to campus. An exhibition of manuscripts and typewriting, first editions, pictures, and posters by or on this important artist and writer will be on display near the Peter Graham Scholarly Commons (PGSC) on the first floor of Bird Library from Monday, March ...

  • SU Libraries and Partners Hosted Living Library Event April 2

    March 20, 2019

    The Syracuse University Libraries hosted a Living Library event on Tuesday, April 2 from noon to 5 p.m. in Bird Library. During this event, “living books” representing a wide range of cultural backgrounds and life experience shared their stories in conversation with individual “readers.” Based on previous popular Human Library events, the Living Library is ...

  • New Director of Special Collections Research Center Joins Libraries

    February 27, 2019

    Petrina Jackson is Syracuse University Libraries’ new Director of the Special Collections Research Center, effective June 3, 2019.  She comes to the SU Libraries from Iowa State University, where she was Head of Special Collections and University Archives since 2016, and before that was Head of Instruction and Outreach at the University of Virginia’s Albert ...