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Themes

Homeland, Immigrants, and Sanctuary

This week’s blog post is by OCH Fellow Betsy McCormick, Associate Clinical Professor and Associate Dean for Experiential Learning at the TU College of Law. In addition to teaching students in the Immigrant Rights Project Clinical Program, she also teaches Immigration... MORE

How a Roommate Makes a House a Home

This week’s post is by 2017-2018 OCH Fellow Kristi Eaton, an independent journalist and a native of Tulsa. She is the author of the book “The Main Streets of Oklahoma: Okie Stories from Every County.” She recently completed a fellowship with... MORE

At Home in the College Bubble

This week’s blog post is written by Bryan Corbaz, a junior studying political science at TU — and the youngest member of this year’s research seminar. Endless muted music videos on repeat from 7am until 7pm; the same happy faces... MORE

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

Memory

“Memory believes before knowing remembers”—William Faulkner Memory is the most powerful yet fragile of human faculties. Around its mysteries, we weave our deepest sense of self and community, making it, as Cicero wrote, the “treasury and guardian of all things.”... 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

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