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Tyrrell Hall

2930 East 6th Street
Tulsa, OK 74104 United States

Tyrrell Hall is home to six state-of-the-art multimedia classrooms. Envisioned as a teaching laboratory, Tyrrell offers a place where faculty can experiment with technology and explore how it might enhance and extend classroom interactions both near and far. Two classrooms accommodate small seminars of 10-15 students; two classrooms are suited to classes with 18-20 students; one classroom accommodates 30 students; and the Ellen G. Adelson Auditorium will seat 108.

Parking after 5:00 p.m. is available in the Westby Hall and McFarlin Library lots. 

November 2021

Lecture: Cardinal Newman’s “Idea of a Univeristy”

November 2, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Tyrrell Hall, 2930 East 6th Street
Tulsa, OK 74104 United States
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The Department of Philosophy and Religion is pleased to present a lecture by Susan Hanssen, chair of history at the University of Dallas. Hanssen will be discussing John Henry Newman's Idea of a University in its historical context and will detail its relevance for the 21st century.

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Speculation: Fictions, Frenzies, Futures and Failures

November 11, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tyrrell Hall, 2930 East 6th Street
Tulsa, OK 74104 United States
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Free

Oklahoma Center for the Humanities is thrilled to welcome Gayle Rogers, author of Speculation: A Cultural History from Aristotle to AI, for a discussion of his research. From religious introspection to contemplation of the future to frenzied gambling, the idea of “speculation” harbors a rich tapestry of meanings. Now, as computers and AI speculate for us, and as speculative and science fiction universes abound, these meanings take on another valence. During our conversation with Rogers, we will explore the history…

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January 2022

Evidence of a Queer Past: Recovering Willa Cather and Edith Lewis’ Creative Partnership

January 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tyrrell Hall, 2930 East 6th Street
Tulsa, OK 74104 United States
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Just what were lesbian sexuality and identity in the early twentieth century U.S., and how do orientations toward evidence inform biographical inquiry into the lives of women who loved women in the historical record? Willa Cather and Edith Lewis lived an un-closeted, if discreet, life as a couple in New York City from 1908 to Cather’s death in 1947. In this lecture, Professor Melissa Homestead will give a brief overview of her recent book recovering Cather and Lewis’s domestic partnership…

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February 2022

Ecology and Toni Morrison

February 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tyrrell Hall, 2930 East 6th Street
Tulsa, OK 74104 United States
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Free

Join us for an exciting talk about Toni Morrison’s treatment of ecology. In this lecture, Professor Althea Tait will explore the connections between hunger, agency and ecology in the works of Morrison. She will delve into the complications and anxieties of radical hunger and the defiant survival, sustenance and beauty of the victory gardens of WWII. This event is in-person in Tyrrell Hall with a Zoom stream option. To watch virtually, click this Zoom link.

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March 2022

The War in Ukraine: An Expert Roundtable

March 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Tyrrell Hall, 2930 East 6th Street
Tulsa, OK 74104 United States
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The War in Ukraine Expert Roundtable graphic

Please join us in-person in the Tyrrell Hall Auditorium or online via Teams. Moderator Zenia Kish – Assistant Professor, Media Studies Panelists Robert Donaldson – Professor Emeritus, Political Science Martin Jirušek – Assistant Professor, International and European Studies (Masaryk University) Elana Newman – Professor, Psychology Ben Peters – Associate Professor, Media Studies Olga Randolph – Adjunct, School of Language and Literature

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Hip Hop and the 1992 LA Uprising

March 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tyrrell Hall, 2930 East 6th Street
Tulsa, OK 74104 United States
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Free

Eric Harvey, assistant professor in the School of Communications at Grand Valley State University and freelance writer and reporter on music, media and commerce, will discuss his new book, Who Got the Camera? A History of Rap and Reality. Harvey will delve into the history of hip-hop, the 1992 Los Angeles uprising and how rappers acted as a counterforce to television news coverage of the event. This event will be hosted in-person at the Tyrrell Hall auditorium at the University…

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Judy O. Berry Honorary Endowed Lecture Series: Nicki Aubuchon-Endsley

March 31 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tyrrell Hall, 2930 East 6th Street
Tulsa, OK 74104 United States
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Maternal Depression: Rates, Risks, Results and Resources

As part of the Judy O. Berry Honorary Endowed Lecture Series, Nicki Aubuchon-Endsley, Ph.D., will present a lecture titled Maternal Depression: Rates, Risks, Results and Resources. This will be a hybrid presentation with both an in-person lecture at The University of Tulsa and a virtual option for those who are unable to visit campus. Register online.

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April 2022

Lessons from the Cherokee Print Shop: How Printers Used Christian Pamphlets to Fight Indian Removal

April 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tyrrell Hall, 2930 East 6th Street
Tulsa, OK 74104 United States
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Free
Sonia Hazard

Join the Oklahoma Center for the Humanities for an enlightening conversation with Sonia Hazard, Ph.D., about her work on two editions of a Cherokee-language evangelical tract titled Poor Sarah. The first of these tracts originates in 1833 and was published by Cherokees in New Echota, Cherokee Nation. The second is from 1843 and was published in Park Hill, Indian Territory, after the Trail of Tears. Hazard will explore the differences between these two tracts of Poor Sarah, explain why these…

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Lamont Lindstrom: Recollections from Vanuatu and TU

April 29 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tyrrell Hall, 2930 East 6th Street
Tulsa, OK 74104 United States
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Free
Retirement party flyer

Join the Anthropology Department in celebrating the careers of Lamont Lindstrom, Garrick Bailey and Bob Pickering, who have worked a combined total of 100 years at TU. Lamont Lindstrom will be presenting his recollections from Vanuatu and TU at 4 p.m. in Tyrrell Hall. This will be followed by light refreshments in Hogue Gallery at 5 p.m. for toasts and celebrations. This event is free and open to the public. Join the Lambda Alpha GroupMe for updates to this and…

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