News & Events
Special Collections and University Archives sponsor readings and lectures by local and visiting authors, performers, and scholars each semester. The programs encompass a variety of disciplines including the sciences, arts, and the humanities.
Featured speakers have included Louise Glück, the Poet Laureate of the United States,
and conservationist Richard Leakey. The Melville Library Author Series provides Stony
Brook University’s faculty with a forum to discuss recently published scholarship.
A calendar of all events for the University Libraries can be accessed here.