Category Archives: Exhibits


New exhibit: King of Slapstick: Mack Sennett and His Work

Producer and director Mack Sennett presided over a motley crew of comedic talent that included Harry Langdon, Ben Turpin, Billy Bevan, Charlie Chaplin, Fatty Arbuckle, Mabel Normand and the Keystone Kops, who slid, slipped and slapped their way across American … Continue reading

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New exhibit in Special Collections: The Tilly Losch Collection: Downton Abbey as seen through the Archives

Curator of Rare Books, Beth Turcy Kilmarx, and Special Collections Assistant, Mary Tuttle, have created a fascinating exhibit highlighting items from The Tilly Losch Collection, which is held in Binghamton University Libraries’ Special Collections. Tilly Losch was born in 1904 … Continue reading

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Art Museum reception to highlight undergraduate exhibitions

Materials from Binghamton University Libraries’ Special Collections will be featured in the Binghamton University Art Museum’s undergraduate exhibition: The Emerging Modern Woman: Ideals, Struggles, and Opportunities. Items in the exhibition are from Special Collections’ Rare Book collection and the John K. … Continue reading

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Bridging Cultures: Muslim Journeys – October 25

On Friday, October 25, 2013, Binghamton University Libraries and the American Civic Association will present “Bridging Cultures: Muslim Journeys.”  This program is in conjunction with a grant received from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the American Library Association … Continue reading

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New exhibit! East Asian Gifts: Selections from Special Collections

This exhibit features various gifts to Binghamton University and is a tribute to the generosity of our donors. Featured are works of calligraphy, scrolls, woodblock prints, and books. East Asian Gifts will be on display throughout the Fall 2013 semester and … Continue reading

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NY Conference on Asian Studies – Sept. 27-28

The Department of Asian & Asian American Studies will host the 49th New York Conference on Asian Studies (NYCAS) on September 27-28, 2013 at Binghamton University. The University Libraries, as one of the co-sponsors, are coordinating a vendor book exhibit. … Continue reading

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New exhibit includes books from BU Libraries’ Special Collections

“Quiet Cruelties: Prints, Sculpture, and Unique Works on Paper” by Rimer Cardillo will be on display at the University Art Museum (FA-213) from Jan. 24-March 23. Cardillo, professor of art at SUNY New Paltz, will give a public lecture on … Continue reading

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Banned Books Week: Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the Freedom to Read

September 30−October 6, 2012 Banned Books Week is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read. Typically held during the last week of September, it highlights the value of free and open access to information. Banned Books Week brings together … Continue reading

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Special Collections exhibit features trade tokens

“Trade Tokens of the Triple Cities, A Look into the Past” will be on display through the spring semester at Bartle Library. Photo by Jonathan Cohen Binghamton University’s Special Collections Department is currently displaying an exhibit titled “Trade Tokens of … Continue reading

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Kurdish exhibits to be open for Homecoming Weekend

Exhibits of materials from the Vera Beaudin Saeedpour Kurdish Library & Museum  Collection will be open for visitors on Saturday, September 24 and Sunday, September 25, from 12:00 noon – 3:00 p.m. For more information, visit

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