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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

The Beethoven Quartet

This February, Chamber Music Tulsa is hosting an extraordinary set of performances by the Miró Quartet in which the group will play all of Beethoven’s quartets.  This is an extremely rare treat and it will take place here in Tulsa across six... MORE

La Revue de Cuisine

For the second year in a row, the Oklahoma Center for the Humanities is excited to partner with Tulsa Symphony Orchestra and Philbrook to co-host a Second Saturday at the museum organized around our theme.  This year we are working... MORE

Food as Ritual and Art

Our updates from the Humanities Research Seminar continue, this week with a post by Anh-Thuy Nguyn, Assistant Professor of Art at Rogers State University. As long as I can recall, every member of my family always had to gather around... MORE

Medeleine Moments

In this week’s report from the Humanities Research Seminar on Food, Emma Stewart, a student at TU, reflects on the uncanny power of food to plunge us into our memories of the past. At the outset of Marcel Proust’s renowned... MORE

The Art and Science of Food

We believe that the arts and humanities are an essential element of our social and civic lives. The Oklahoma Center for the Humanities at the University of Tulsa is thus committed not only to developing a diverse array of public... MORE