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HCAR Works-in-Progress seminar with Autumn Brown
September 23, 2022, 1:00 pm-2:30 pm
The Helmerich Center for American Research (HCAR) is pleased to announce the 2022-23 series of Works-in-Progress seminars. These seminars nurture a community of local and regional scholars by providing opportunities to share creative activity in an academically constructive environment. Each seminar will focus on pre-circulated drafts, followed by a roundtable conversation. Our first seminar of the year will feature:
Autumn Brown, Ph.D., Duane H. King Postdoctoral Fellow at HCAR
Project title: “Luper’s Diamonds: A Pedagogy of Possibility”
Brown’s paper for this seminar is part of her larger dissertation entitled “Organize, Activate, Liberate: Clara Luper and the Quiet Resistance of Radical Pedagogy in Oklahoma City During Civil Rights.” She will focus on a book chapter describing Clara Luper’s experiences working both within segregated schools and during the time of desegregation in Oklahoma City. Specifically, Brown will talk about some of Luper’s early educational experiences as well as her pedagogical approach both formally in schools and informally throughout her firstname.lastname@example.org.Friday, Sept. 23, 1-2:30 p.m., with light refreshments provided. Jackson Seminar Room, Helmerich Center for American Research To receive an electronic copy of the paper prior to the seminar, please contact Alex Patterson at