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Surprise in Fiction with Christopher Murphy

A Virtual Fiction Craft Talk Surprise is one of the most compelling, and consistently enjoyable, aspects of fiction. From plot twists to character revelations, tonal shifts to leaps in language, the element of surprise makes for memorable stories. We’ll look at the mechanics of the plot twist (of course), but also how writers create surprising […]

$5

Katherine Anne Porter Prize for Fiction: author readings

A Virtual Reading and Author Chat Join us as we celebrate the winners of Nimrod International Journal’s 44th Katherine Anne Porter Prize for Fiction: First Prize-winner Treena Thibodeau and Second Prize-winner […]

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Pablo Neruda Prize for Poetry: author reading

A Virtual Reading and Author Chat Join us as we celebrate the winners of Nimrod International Journal’s 44th Pablo Neruda Prize for Poetry: first-prize winner Lory Bedikian and second-prize winner […]

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Omega Psi Phi virtual interest meeting

Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., is the first international fraternal organization founded on the campus of a historically Black college, and they are now looking to expand at TU! The young men of the University of Tulsa are cordially invited to an Omega Psi Phi interest meeting via Zoom. Attendees must wear a suit or […]

Collaborative Writing: Poetry with Francine Ringold

A Virtual Poetry Craft Talk  Collaborative writing belies the all too popular concept that one mind is responsible for the resulting work of art. If we are alive to the […]

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Fourth Annual Investment Portfolio Challenge

Helmerich Hall 2900 East 5th Street, Tulsa, OK, United States

The Investment Portfolio Challenge is a competition between Oklahoma schools. Students present in front of industry leaders and compete to win cash prizes. In addition to TU student teams, Oklahoma […]

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Soviet Punk and the Formation of Modern Ukrainian Identity

Zarrow Center for Art & Education 124 E. Reconciliation Way, Tulsa, OK, United States

In the late 1980s, the Soviet Ukrainian punk subculture seeded an accidental politics that allowed for new and idiosyncratic ways to identify as Ukrainian. In this talk, the anthropologist and […]

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Curator Insights: Pop Chalee’s Forest Scene

McKeon Center for Creativity 910 S. Boston Ave., Tulsa

Join Chelsea Herr, Jack and Maxine Zarrow Curator for Indigenous Art and Culture at Gilcrease Museum, to learn more about Pop Chalee’s (Taos Pueblo) Forest Scene. Learn about the artist […]

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Music From Free Ukraine: A Musical Salon

Zarrow Center for Art & Education 124 E. Reconciliation Way, Tulsa, OK, United States

Today, defending the idea of free Ukraine has taken on profound urgency, and Ukrainian musicians have been battling tirelessly on the musical front. As the war of Russian aggression grinds […]

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No Turning Back: An Evening with Maxim Osipov

Zarrow Center for Art & Education 124 E. Reconciliation Way, Tulsa, OK, United States

Maxim Osipov is known for his uncompromisingly honest and introspective stories of life in the provinces of Putin’s Russia, in Moscow and among Russophone émigrés abroad. Shortly after the launch of Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine in February 2022, Osipov himself became an émigré, leaving Russia for good. His latest collection of stories and essays […]

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Ugly Freedoms

Zarrow Center for Art & Education 124 E. Reconciliation Way, Tulsa, OK, United States

Freedom is the highest ideal in American politics, but its legacy is complex. Throughout American history, freedom has supported emancipation and individual liberty, but has also supported white supremacy, economic injustice and misogyny. These “ugly freedoms” legitimate the right to harm and subjugate others. This talk will examine the ugliness of freedom, from the history […]

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The Rhyme and Rhythm of Democracy

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

Since 2016 those who are concerned about the health of American democracy have been lamenting the easy spread and amplification of bogus claims, vast conspiracy theories, and massive lies through media both social and traditional. This concern is necessary but insufficient. This talk will argue that pro-democracy Americans must also rediscover the poetry and music […]

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Black Jeopardy

Test out your Jeopardy skills virtually with the Association of Black Collegians on instagram @tulsaabc. The first person to answer all the questions correctly wins a ticket to our '90s skate night on Feb. 24.

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