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Published: Thursday, March 25, 2021

American Studies grad applies diverse lessons to career

Shannon White credits much of her career success to her 2016 American Studies degree from Oklahoma State. She has been the program manager for Tulsa’s Riverfront Park, Gathering Place, since March 2017.  

Published: Tuesday, October 20, 2020

A layered understanding of history: studying the Tulsa Race Massacre

Gray, on a field trip with students of his Tulsa Public Cultures class in 2017.

Dr. David Gray, teaching assistant professor of the Special Topics in American Studies: The Tulsa Race Massacre class.

As Tulsa approaches 100 years since one of the worst incidents of racial violence in the nation’s history, the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre, a growing wave of coverage and conversations about the once-hushed event has hit journalism and popular culture.

Book club highlights stories about truth and reconciliation

Looking to expand your reading?
Want to participate in discussions about truth and reconciliation?
OSU-Tulsa American Studies department has collaborated with Whitty Books for a Truth and Reconciliation Book Club.

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