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Mid-Century Modern Architecture in Oklahoma: The OSU Influence

October 29, 2018, 5:30 pm Donald W. Reynolds School of Architecture Building

Lynne Rostochil will kick off the opening reception for the exhibit "Oklahoma's Most Endangered Historic Places 2018" by presenting on OSU's impact…

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Oklahoma's Most Endangered Historic Places 2018

October 29 - November 9, 2018, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Donald W. Reynolds School of Architecture Building

Come get a glimpse into Oklahoma’s fading past with “Oklahoma’s Most Endangered Historic Places 2018.” This six-panel exhibit will be on display for…

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Show and Tell: Centering Modernism exhibit

November 1, 2018, 5:30 - 7:00 pm OSU Museum of Art
Know J. Jay McVicker or have an artwork by him? Share with exhibition curator Louise Siddons and other museum visitors. Throughout the exhibition, visitors… (Read more)

"Talking Black in America": film screening and discussion with Prof. Walt Wolfram

November 7, 2018, 6:00 pm Peggy V. Helmerich Browsing Room, OSU Library
Professor Wolfram will be screening and discussing his recent award-winning documentary on African-American Vernacular English, and campus and community… (Read more)

Past Events

Reception: Centering Modernism

September 27, 2018, 5:00-7:00 pm OSU Museum of Art
Join the OSU Art Museum to celebrate the opening of Centering Modernism: J. Jay McVicker and Postwar American Art. When: Sept. 27, 2018, 5-7 pm RSVP: RSVP… (Read more)

Artists Panel Discussion: Oklahoma Modern

September 26, 2018, 6:00 pm OSU Museum of Art
Moderated by exhibition curator Louise Siddons, this discussion brings together Oklahoma artist colleagues of J. Jay McVicker to discuss their experiences… (Read more)

Centering Modernism: J. Jay McVicker and Postwar American Art

September 25, 2018 - January 19, 2019 OSU Museum of Art
This exhibition recovers the artistry of Jesse Jay McVicker (1911-2004), a mid-twentieth-century painter, printmaker, and sculptor on faculty at Oklahoma… (Read more)

Killers of the Flower Moon -- One Book, One Community

April 12, 2018 Gallagher-Iba Arena, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK

The Center for Oklahoma Studies is proud to partner with the Stillwater Public Library and a broad range of community partners to bring programming…

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Justice for Jeantel (and Trayvon): Fighting Dialect Prejudice in Courtrooms and Beyond

February 1, 2018 Peggy V. Helmerich Browsing Room, Edmon Low Library

Professor John R. Rickford, the J.E. Wallace Sterling Professor of Linguistics and Humanities at Stanford University, will kick off African American…

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Author's talk and book signing with Rilla Askew

November 16, 2017, 5:00 pm Peggy V. Helmerich Browsing Room, Edmon Low Library
Author Rilla Askew discusses her book Most American: Notes from a Wounded Place. This talk is part of the Oklahoma Ovation series marking the anniversary… (Read more)

Author's talk and book signing -- Jennifer Latham

October 10, 2017, 10:00 am Willard 010
Jennifer Latham, author of Dreamland Burning, will present a lecture exploring the complexities of the Tulsa Race Riot and the importance of historical… (Read more)

The Third Vowel Shift in Kansas Mary Kohn lecture

March 8, 2016, 5:15 pm, Morrill 112, Oklahoma State University
Sponsored by the Center for Oklahoma Studies and the Friends of Oklahoma Language Sciences (FOOLS), Dr. Mary Kohn will be visiting from Kansas State University… (Read more)

Author Talk and Book Signing: "Creating Women's Lives in Fiction", Rilla Askew

March 7, 2016, 2:00 pm Peggy V. Helmerich Browsing Room, OSU Library
Oklahoma author and PEN/Faulkner finalist Rilla Askew will be speaking on "Creating Women's Lives in Fiction", and there will be a book signing at the… (Read more)

Author Talk: Dr. Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz

March 25, 2015, 3:30 pm Peggy V. Helmerich Browsing Room, OSU Library
Author and activist Dr. Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz was born in Oklahoma and is perhaps best known in her home state for her book Red Dirt: Growing Up Okie, but… (Read more)

Exhibit: Dust, Drought, and Dreams Gone Dry

October 22-December 12, 2014 Peggy V. Helmerich Browsing Room, OSU Library
"Dust, Drought, and Dreams Gone Dry," a national traveling exhibition about the causes and aftermath of the historic Dust Bowl period, will be on display… (Read more)