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We Are Cherokee: Cherokee Freedmen and the Right to Citizenship

101 E. Archer 101 E. Archer St., Tulsa, OK, United States

We Are Cherokee: Cherokee Freedmen and the Right to Citizenship tells the story of the Cherokee Freedmen community, from chattel slavery’s beginnings in Cherokee Nation through emancipation, and their fight to be recognized as Cherokee Nation citizens. In partnership with the Oklahoma Center for the Humanities, this exhibition is on display in downtown Tulsa at […]

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Turning Dread Into Drama: Playwriting Workshop with Heller Theatre Company

101 E. Archer 101 E. Archer St., Tulsa, OK, United States

Whether it’s the monster under your bed or the latest breaking news headline, we all have fears that send our hearts racing. But how can you turn the topic that makes your blood run cold into a story that scares other people? Join Heller Theatre’s new playwright-in-residence, Bailey James, for a free workshop that explores […]

TU Reading Series – Jordan Stempleman

Chapman Hall 2830 East 5th Street, Tulsa, OK, United States

The English & Creative Writing department is honored to welcome Jordan Stempleman, who is the author of nine books of poetry, including Cover Songs (The Blue Turn), Wallop, and No, Not Today (Magic Helicopter Press). He edits The Continental Review, Windfall Room, and Sprung Formal and runs the Common Sense Reading Series in Kansas City.

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First Friday at 101 E. Archer

101 E. Archer 101 E. Archer St., Tulsa, OK, United States

Join us for First Friday at 101 E. Archer and explore our newest exhibition, The Tolerance Project, a collection of posters created by prominent artists from around the world. We Are Cherokee: Cherokee Freedmen and the Right to Citizenship, organized in partnership with the Cherokee Nation, is also currently on view. We will have live […]

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Graves Distinguished Lecture – William Casebeer

Tyrrell Hall 2930 East 6th Street, Tulsa, OK, United States

The Tandy School of Computer Science is proud to present the 2023 Graves Distinguished Lecture featuring William Casebeer, Ph.D., director of AI and machine learning in Riverside Research’s Open Innovation Center. He will discuss using virtual reality environments to generate synthetic data for object recognition models in a lecture titled "Virtual Testbeds for Training Data […]

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Hellerween Auditions

101 E. Archer 101 E. Archer St., Tulsa, OK, United States

Heller Theatre Company is proud to present the second year of the horror-themed short play program, Hellerween: Shorts to Scare You Shortless! Local actors are invited to audition for roles in these plays. Auditions will consist of cold readings – no preparation or experience necessary! Learn more at https://www.hellertheatreco.com/shorts.

Capturing the Past: An Oral History Workshop

Helmerich Center for American Research 1400 N Gilcrease Museum Rd, Tulsa, OK, United States

Gilcrease Museum invites you to the Helmerich Center for American Research for the annual Eddie Faye Gates program. In honor of Eddie Faye Gates and her legacy as an oral historian, hear why capturing the living past through oral history is important today, and learn best practices for producing your own oral histories. The event […]

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TU Reading Series – Carolyn Mikulencak

Tyrrell Hall 2930 East 6th Street, Tulsa, OK, United States

The Department of English & Creative Writing welcomes essayist and fiction writer Carolyn Mikulencak to campus for a public event. Raised in Tulsa and a graduate of TU, Carolyn Mikulencak lives in New Orleans, Louisiana. Her writing has appeared in The Oxford American, Yemassee, Psychological Perspectives, Open: Journal of Arts & Letters and Southwest Review. […]

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