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Bloomsday Pub Crawl 2017

On Friday, June 16th, the Oklahoma Center for the Humanities, Booksmart Tulsa, and the Guthrie Green will once again host a Bloomsday Pub Crawl through the Brady Arts District in downtown Tulsa–and this year’s event will be the biggest yet.  Participants will... MORE

Pen, Paper & Fork

Why can food activate such powerful memories? How do we translate the sensuous experience of taste and touch into writing? And why are we so eager to describe what we eat to others? These are just some of the questions Pen,... MORE

Big Ideas @ TU: Dietland

This spring, the Oklahoma Center for the Humanities is partnering with the University of Tulsa’s Women’s and Gender Studies Program to host our annual Big Ideas @ TU.  As part of our year-long focus on the theme of food we will... MORE

Homelands: Call for Faculty Fellows

The idea of a homeland evokes thoughts of pleasure and pain, belonging and exile, flight and shelter. Is home a place, a state of mind, an imagined community, a commodity, or, as Charlotte Perkins Gilman writes, a fundamentally “human institution?”... MORE

The Politics of Food on the Campaign Trail

Our updates from the Humanities Research Fellows exploring the topic of food continue this week with a short essay by Professor Jan Wilson, who explores the politics of eating in American political campaigns. In 1976, Gerald Ford was running for a... MORE