Join TU's Department of English and Office for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for an evening with critically-acclaimed poet and writer Quraysh Ali Lansana, who will discuss works exploring race, politics, culture and more.
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 […]
Note: Due to inclement weather, this event has been postponed until Feb. 21. Kick off Black History Month with a new documentary about the legendary life of Harriet Tubman, who repeatedly risked her life to help other African Americans out of slavery. TU professor Kristen Oertel will host a discussion afterward over peach cobbler from […]
Sue Tenney and Amy Palmer Robertson, the creator and head writer on the hit Netflix series Virgin River, will talk about the art and craft of writing for television as part of a semester-long series of conversations. For more information, contact Grant Jenkins at firstname.lastname@example.org or 918-631-2557.
Join us for a conversation with GerShun Avilez, associate professor of English at the University of Maryland, as he explores how the Cold War conflict between the U.S. and the Soviet Union led to a tremendous reorganization of how Americans thought about identity, especially queer identity. Avilez will discuss the activism of homosexual organizers who […]
Join us Sept. 26 for a fascinating discussion with George Black, Anne Nelson and Elliott Woods. All three spent years as frontline journalists before turning from the heat of conflict to writing about history and policy and the invisible forces that determine which conflicts our country enters and on which side. Now, they are engaged […]
We have more access to more information, more culture and more science than ever before in human history, much of it free. But free information hasn’t set us free. Why not, and what can we do about that? Join the Oklahoma Center for the Humanities in welcoming the University of Pittsburgh's Professor Michael Madison for […]
Join the Oklahoma Center for the Humanities for an enlightening lecture with Victor Tan Chen, an associate professor at Virginia Commonwealth University, on the dangers of this disenchantment in modern-day American politics. Americans have long prided themselves on living in a “free” country, one that handsomely rewards a person’s talent and drive and gives every […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 – […]
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 […]