Category Archives: Faculty

Special Collections remembers Sandro Sticca, professor of French and comparative literature

We in Special Collections were very sorry to hear of the passing of Prof. Sandro Sticca. He was a frequent visitor to Special Collections and the epitome of an Italian gentleman. He was a generous donor giving works such as … Continue reading

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Maria Mazziotti Gillan Poem Featured on Writer’s Almanac

The poem “My Mother Was a Brilliant Cook” was featured on The Writer’s Almanac with Garrison Keiller for September 21, 2016. Each day on the program a poem is featured along with literary and historical notes from the day in history. … Continue reading

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Lecture in memory of Barbara Abou-El-Haj

Join us for a lecture in memory of Barbara Abou-El-Haj (1943-2015), celebrating her 30 years of teaching and mentorship at Binghamton University and her ground-breaking contributions to the field of art history. Jerrilynn Dodds, faculty of art history, Sarah Lawrence … Continue reading

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Reading with Binghamton University faculty Nov. 11

A reading from two Binghamton University faculty members, Alexi Zentner and Maria Mazziotti Gillan, will be held at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 11, in S1-149. Novelist Zentner is the author of “The Lobster Kings” and “Touch.” New this year, “The … Continue reading

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Bruce McDuffie, former chemistry professor, dies

Bruce McDuffie, 93, died Sept. 12, 2014. He earned his PhD from Princeton University and taught analytical chemistry at Emory University and Washington and Jefferson College before joining the faculty at Binghamton University in 1958. McDuffie made international headlines in … Continue reading

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Writing Poetry to Save Your Life: An Interview with Maria Mazziotti Gillan

Maria Mazziotti Gillan is a recipient of the 2014 George Garrett Award for Outstanding Community Service in Literature from AWP, the 2011 Barnes & Noble Writers for Writers Award from Poets & Writers, and the 2008 American Book Award for … Continue reading

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Novelist finds his place as a modern myth-maker

By Rachel Coker n The Lobster Kings, Alexi Zentner weaves a story that feels at once perfectly realistic and like a legend borrowed from another era. The novel, published this month by W.W. Norton, arrives just three years after Zentner’s critically … Continue reading

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Ralph Garruto made honorary member of SUNY Distinguished Academy

Ralph Garruto, research professor of biomedical anthropology, has been awarded the SUNY Medallion of Distinction, a system-wide recognition of “exceptional individuals who have distinguished careers … but who have never been eligible for appointment to Distinguished Faculty Rank” as outlined … Continue reading

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Maria Mazzioti Gillan to appear at Binghamton’s River Read Books on Thursday, March 27!

BOOK LAUNCH AND POETRY READING Featuring Maria Mazziotti Gillan RiverRead Bookstore │ 5 Court Street, Binghamton, NY 13901 Maria Mazziotti Gillan is a recipient of the 2014 George Garrett Award for Outstanding Community Service in Literature from AWP, the 2011 Barnes & … Continue reading

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Kenneth C. Lindsay: Binghamton University’s Own Monuments Man

If you go to see The Monuments Men, the new George Clooney film, it may interest you to know that Binghamton University had its very own Monuments Man, the late Professor Kenneth C. Lindsay, founder of the Department of Art and Art … Continue reading

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