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American studies

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.

Published: Monday, June 24, 2019

Outstanding Senior on path to lifting voices of women, marginalized communities in film

Amairani Perez Chamu

 

The way things are going, it won’t be long before Amairani Perez Chamu’s name appears as director in the credits of a feature film.

She is focused on achieving her goal of making movies that matter, that help lift the voices of women, Latino and marginalized communities so they will be heard.

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