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Humor, Comedy, and Wit

As classes begin Monday at TU, the Oklahoma Center for the Humanities will kick off our year-long focus on the topic of humor.  But what exactly is humor?  As this chart showing the word’s frequency suggests, it’s a relatively new idea.... MORE

Caché: A Free Film Screening and Discussion

A Paris family’s life is disrupted by a series of surveillance tapes from an anonymous source. The intrusion escalates but law enforcement will not help. Roger Ebert wrote “a perplexing and disturbing film of great effect…” Film screening and post-film... MORE

TEDx Comes to the University of Tulsa

The first ever TEDx event comes to the University of Tulsa’s (TU) Lorton Performance Center on April 24th, 2015. This exciting, interdisciplinary event will showcase the ideas of TU’s students and faculty in a format designed to be entertaining as... MORE

Announcing Big Ideas @ TU

  As part of its expanding array of programming, the Oklahoma Center for the Humanities is delighted to announce a new program called Big Ideas @ TU. Once each semester, the Center will host a public discussion of a single book,... MORE

CITIZENFOUR Film Screening

Join us Friday, April 17th, for the documentary film screening of Academy Award-winning CITIZENFOUR at the Circle Cinema at 7:30 p.m.. The film will be followed by a panel discussion featuring TU professors John Hale, Computer Science, and Tamara Peity, Law, and the Tulsa World’s... MORE

Big Ideas @ TU – Privacy, Technology, and The Circle

A series of conversations, readings, discussions, and debates sponsored by the Oklahoma Center for the Humanities. Join us this spring as the Oklahoma Center for the  Humanities launches a new program called Big Ideas @ TU. Each semester the center... MORE

TU Arts & Humanities Festival

Last spring the first TU Arts and Humanities Festival held at the Lorton Performance Center at the University of Tulsa. Visit our Facebook page to see more images from the event.

100th Anniversary of WWI

Throughout the year we’ll be looking at the art, history, music, and theater of the “war to end all wars.” The year 2014 marks the centennial of World War One and the Oklahoma Center for the Humanities will mark the  occasion... MORE

Meet the 2014-2015 Fellows

The Center has selected its first class of nine Fellows who will be pursuing research on the history and future of privacy. The Center’s inaugural class of Fellows began the research seminar on privacy and include: Hope Forsyth (Communications), Wayne... MORE