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From Cradle to Grave: A lecture on life-cycle rituals in Ancient China

What is ritual (Li) in traditional China? “Li” in Chinese does not have an equivalent translation in English. As a key concept in ancient Chinese politics and culture, a ritual is too abstract and complicated to define without the situational … Continue reading

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Exploring everyday Kurdish life through discussion of research and world events

NEW DATE: April 20 All are welcome at a panel discussion reflecting the contributions of our faculty members to the learning, teaching and research of the Kurdish culture and the everyday life of its people.              … Continue reading

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Library Hours – March 15 & 16

Due to the weather, all library locations are closed today, March 15.  On March 16, Bartle and UDC libraries will open at 8 a.m and the Science Library will open at 10 a.m. Visit the Libraries’ website for updated information about hours. The … Continue reading

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Help preserve history: Seeking photos and signs from the Binghamton Women’s March

We’re asking for your help in preserving local women’s history! The Libraries is documenting and collecting items from the Women’s March that took place in our community this year on Saturday, January 21. Items from other women’s marches, attended by people from … Continue reading

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Learning@Lunch presents a faculty overview on climate change

The issue of climate change is covered in many areas of studies. On Binghamton’s campus, we have scholars covering environmental ethics and climate change within almost every department. Interested in an update? This month’s discussion will include research overviews from: Peter … Continue reading

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Learning@Lunch series explores the use of narrative research across disciplines

Gathering narrative as a method of research spans across many academic disciplines. If you’ve engaged in narrative-related research or would like to learn more, attend this informative session. Myra Sabir, assistant professor of human development, and Jeroen Gerrits, assistant professor … Continue reading

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Introducing Julia Glauberman, our new instructional outreach librarian!

This is Julia’s first librarian position and she’s excited to support New Student Programs and the Educational Opportunity Program. As chair of the Instructional Services Coordinating Committee, she’s working to improve our instructional materials, including online tutorials. Julia’s graduate work … Continue reading

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Meet David Schuster!

David’s role is a unique combination of disciplines, director of both Special Collections and Library Technology – something new at Binghamton University. Learn more about the strategy behind this new position, and more about David and his plans for protecting … Continue reading

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Faculty Workshop: Bringing digital scholarship into the classroom

Anyone with an interest is invited to participate in the first of a series of digital scholarship workshops in the Libraries. The first session focuses on ThingLink and Scalar. ThingLink provides the ability to annotate digital images with weblink, videos … Continue reading

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