Author Archives: jgreen

Free Chinese language and Beijing opera summer camp

Binghamton University will offer a free Chinese language/performing arts summer camp called “Sounds of China: STARTALK Learn Chinese through Beijing Opera Performance” from July 27 to Aug. 14. It is sponsored by STARTALK, a U.S. government program. Open to students … Continue reading

Posted in BU Campus Events, Chinese, InternationalStudiesBlog | Comments Off

Miniature Book Exhibit in Special Collections

By definition, a miniature book is one that measures 10 centimeters or less in height. The Libraries’ Miniature Book Collection consists of 116 books that spans four centuries from 1605 to 1991. Due to their size, age and/or rarity, miniature … Continue reading

Posted in Binghamton University Events, Books, Exhibits | Comments Off

Over 25,000 early English books released into the public domain

Since January 2015 over 25,000 early English texts from 1473-1700 have been released online to members of the public under the CC0 Public Domain Dedication through the Early English Books Online Text Creation Partnership (EEBO-TCP). Since 2000, the university libraries of Michigan and Oxford and ProQuest have been … Continue reading

Posted in Archives in the News, Books | Comments Off

Odyssey in China: The Impact of Charles Daniel Tenney

The University Libraries presents Associate Librarian Julie Wang’s discussion of “Charles Daniel Tenney’s Odyssey in China” during a brown bag session at noon Wednesday, Feb. 4, in LS-2504G, Administrative Conference Room, the Bartle Library. Tenney made significant contributions in bridging the … Continue reading

Posted in BU Campus Events, Chinese, InternationalStudiesBlog | Comments Off

Krokodil Digital Archive now available!

The Binghamton University Libraries are now offering a trial of the Krokodil Digital Archive  (Russian: «Крокодил», «Crocodile») via our Trial Databases page. Krokodil (Crocodile) was the USSR’s most famous and longest-running satirical journal. It was first published in Moscow as the illustrated Sunday … Continue reading

Posted in Database Trials, InternationalStudiesBlog, New Databases, New Resources, Russian, Trial Databases | Comments Off

The Tilly Losch Collection: Downton Abbey as Seen Through the Archives

Another installment of “An Occasional Series in Special Collections” will take place on Thursday, December 18, 2014 at 12:00 noon in the Huppe Room in Special Collections located in the Glenn Bartle Library. In anticipation of the premier of Season … Continue reading

Posted in Binghamton University Events, Manuscripts, Special Collectons | Comments Off

Michael Kosowski ’16 speaks about his exhibit “Some of These People”: Marking the Other in Soviet Russia”

On Friday, November 21, 2014, Michael Kosowski welcomed BU Libraries staff members to his exhibit “Some of These People”: Marking the Other in Soviet Russia” on display in the University Art Museum.  The exhibit featured Soviet posters on loan from … Continue reading

Posted in Events, Exhibits | Comments Off

Trial Database: Human Rights Studies Online

Human Rights Studies Online is a research and learning database providing comparative documentation, analysis, and interpretation of major human rights violations and atrocity crimes worldwide from 1900 to 2010. The collection includes primary and secondary materials across multiple media formats and … Continue reading

Posted in InternationalStudiesBlog | Comments Off

Department of English: 2014 Miriam Leranbaum Memorial Lecture

Helen Deutsch, professor of English from the University of California, Los Angeles, will lecture on “Disability, Irony, Untimeliness: The Lateness of Jonathan Swift” at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30, in Room 2320, Special Collections Reading Room located on the second … Continue reading

Posted in Binghamton University Events, Events | Comments Off

“Some of These People” features Soviet posters on loan from the Binghamton University Libraries Special Collections

“Some of These People”: Marking the Other in Soviet Russia features Soviet posters on loan from the Binghamton University Libraries Special Collections and is curated by Michael Kosowski ’16, who majors in art history and Russian. The exhibit opening will … Continue reading

Posted in Binghamton University Events, Exhibits | Comments Off