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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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Past Events

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)

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)

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)

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'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)