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Food and Historical Trauma

We continue our regular series from the Humanities Research Fellows.  This week, Lisa Cromer, Associate Professor of Psychology and an expert in trauma, reflects on the connection between food and memory in cultures that have suffered extraordinary loss. Food, emotions... MORE

The Taste of Russian Summers

In this week’s report from the Humanities Research Seminar on the theme of “food,” Professor Christine Ruane shares her own experiment in recreating an eighteenth-century Russian treat. Russian food has evolved by incorporating influences from other culinary traditions, especially French... MORE

The Plant Treaty

Michelle Donaldson, Executive Chef of Tallgrass Prairie Table, continues our regular series of reports from the research fellows working on the theme of food at the Oklahoma Center for the Humanities. The narrative of food is forever evolving. We all... MORE

Peace at the Dinner Table

Here’s the next installment of our reports from the Humanities Research Seminar on food.  This week, Sasha Martin, author of Life from Scratch and the Global Table Adventure, reflects on the connections between food and peace. What does it mean... MORE

The Battle between Public and Private Food Standards

Our regular reports from the Humanities Research Fellows continue this week with a short piece by Sam Halabi, Associate Professor of Law, about the complicated ways businesses and governments regulate our food supply. One of the many far-reaching provisions of the... MORE

Kitchen Cosmos

Each week, we will feature a short essay from each of the Humanities Research Fellows now at work on the topic of food.  We begin with Bruce Willis, Professor of Languages, and his reflection on creation stories in the Americas.... MORE

Tulsa Studies in Women’s Literature

In a happy coincidence, both Tulsa Studies in Women’s Literature and the James Joyce Quarterly mailed their latest issues this week. Together, These journals form one of the cornerstones of advanced humanities research at the University of Tulsa and contribute,... MORE

International James Joyce Foundation moves to TU

On June 16, 2016, the board of trustees for the International James Joyce Foundation voted unanimously to move the organization to The University of Tulsa and appoint Sean Latham, Pauline McFarlin Walter Chair of English and Comparative Literature, as its new... MORE