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Fitness Class | Strong Nation

Fitness Class | Strong Nation

Event Date: 
Tuesday, January 25, 2022 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Location: 
North Hall 117
Event Details: 

Join OSU-Tulsa Wellness for Strong Nation fitness class - Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 2 p.m.


Spring 2022 fitness classes will be held in-person, but can also be attended virtually via Zoom. Please email the Wellness Center at tulsa.wellness@okstate.edu for the Meeting ID and password for each class.

Classes start Jan. 24.

Contact Name: 
OSU-Tulsa Wellness
Contact Email: 
tulsa.wellness@okstate.edu
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Repeats every week every Tuesday and every Wednesday until Wed Apr 27 2022 except Tue Mar 15 2022, Wed Mar 16 2022.
2:00pm to 3:00pm
 
 
CADRE Symposium - Bringing HUMANities into Computational Research

CADRE Symposium - Bringing HUMANities into Computational Research

Event Date: 
Wednesday, April 13, 2022 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Location: 
Online
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CADRE Symposium - Bringing HUMANities into Computational Research 
Wednesday, April 13, 2022
3-4:30 p.m.

Sponsored by the OSU Humanities Initiative

While the humanities are not generally thought of as computational fields, they have an increasing role in advancing technologies in our everyday world. Human analysis of language, for example, can elevate existing technologies for enhanced societal impact and inform the development of new technological affordances for changing the landscape of interdisciplinary research. In the OSU English department, researchers are taking both central and collaborative roles in design, development and evaluation of computational work by applying linguistic insights to increase the accuracy of artificial intelligence and to leverage big data in rapidly tracking language use.

This panel discussion will introduce three such projects at OSU. The first is an NSF-funded intelligent tutoring system for scientific writing. The second was funded by Oklahoma Humanities to identify characteristics of quality paraphrases and contribute to the automatic processing and creation of paraphrased text. The final project is a suite of tools for analyzing language use on social media, developed as a component of a dissertation. The discussion will highlight how applied linguists are expanding the diverse opportunities for cross-disciplinary collaboration and inserting the HUMANities into computation.

Speakers:

  • Moderator: Hannah Bingham Brunner | English

  • Panelists:

    • Steph Link, Ph.D. | English

    • Nathan Horton, Ph.D. | English

    • Robert Redmon | English

       

Learning Outcomes:

This presentation will cover tips and tricks for locating Government education statistics and will highlight various publications and tools available from the National Center for Education Sciences at the Institute of Education Sciences and other offices at the Department of Education.

This is an event hosted by the U.S. Department of Education and the U.S. Government Publishing Office. Register to attend the live training webinar here.

Please note this is an online event. The online event URL will be sent to you in an email confirming your registration. 


Presented by Edmon Low Library Faculty and brought to you by the OSU-Tulsa Library.

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Powerful Movie Moments Workshop Begins

Powerful Movie Moments Workshop Begins

Event Date: 
Wednesday, April 13, 2022 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Location: 
OSU-Tulsa
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Powerful Movie Moments | 4-week workshop
April 13, April 20, April 27, and May 4 from 7-9 p.m.
OSU-Tulsa

All too often, screenplays fall flat because the writer has no idea how to craft powerful movie moments. Movie moments are what you’ll remember years after seeing a film: Tony Curtis racing to meet Marilyn Monroe in the last scenes of Some Like it Hot; the Wicked Witch melting in The Wizard of Oz; the first shark strike in Jaws. If you remember those, then you have an idea of what a great movie moment can do for a film.

The focus of this workshop will be on creating scenes in a script that will make an audience gasp or sob or be dazzled with wonder. Participants may choose to work on one scene from an existing script but the focus will be on developing new scenes through in-class workshops. We will examine several screenplays (provided as attachments) to look at a variety of movie moments that are successful.

Objectives include sharpening your work through learning how to build beats to a movie moment, utilizing visuals as the key aspect of the build, choosing the strongest language in terms of action narrative and dialogue, and taking the greatest advantage of screenplay formatting to craft moments that rise to the most powerful movie moments.

REGISTRATION OPENS SOON

Scholarships are available for those with financial need. Apply here.


About the instructor

Michael Wright created the four-course screenwriting sequence at The University of Tulsa and headed the Creative Writing program before retiring in 2018. He has been a script evaluator for MGM, American Playhouse, Triad Artists agency and the National Endowment for the Arts. His most recent book on creative exploration is Sensory Writing for Stage and Screen. Michael created and moderates three ongoing writing workshops that cover screenwriting, playwriting and fiction/poetry.

Registration will close at 5:00 p.m. on Monday, April 11.
 

Event Cost: 
150
Contact Name: 
Center for Poets and Writers at OSU-Tulsa
Contact Email: 
cpwtulsa@okstate.edu
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