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Work as Haven

Each week throughout the fall semester, the Research Fellows at the Oklahoma Center for the Humanities will share some part of their work on this year’s theme, Homelands.  We begin with Dr. Lara Foley, Assistant Provost for Global Education and... MORE

Art, Politics, or Entertainment?

Our series of reports by the Humanities Research Fellows at the Oklahoma Center for the Humanities continues with this piece by Joli Jensen, Hazel Rogers Professor of Communication.  Here, Professor Jensen reflects on whether or not the rise of mass... MORE

Internet Trolls: Humor and Cruelty in the Digital Age

Author and professor Whitney Phillips explores the constitutive nature of humor, specifically “lulz” and how this particular brand of antagonistic laughter has helped troll culture coalesce online. She will also discuss other forms of ambivalent behavior off- and online Thursday,... MORE

Victor Hugo and the Death Penalty

Guest lecturer Dr. Stephanie Boulard explores everything you wanted to know but were afraid to ask! Dr. Boulard is Associate Professor of French at the Georgia Institute of Technology and will speak October 23rd, 6 p.m., at the Ellen G. Adelson... MORE

The Humanities at Work Series

The OCH presents a lecture by Anne Krook entitled “What are you going to DO with that humanities major?”, which explores employment options in the non-academic world for students who have graduated in the humanities. Thursday, September 17, 7 p.m.,... MORE

Charles Addams: Define Normal

As part of our programming exploring humor this year, the Oklahoma Center for the Humanities welcomes H. Kevin Miserocchi to campus for his lecture on the life and works of the extraordinary cartoonist Charles Addams, well-known for inspiring the TV series The Addams... MORE