Special Events

Louise Young Diversity Lecture - Photographer Yousef Khanfar

In the Ataloa Theatre of the Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center

Yousef Khanfar will discuss his photography project and book entitled "Invisible Eve." The Lockmiller Lecture in Art History will be sponsoring Khanfar's "Invisible Eve" photography exhibit in the Pogue Art Gallery from Sept. 30-Nov. 18, 2016 with a special preview on Sept. 209 for those who attend the lecture.

 

 

A Bridge to Peruvian Culture

A Bridge to Peruvian Culture

Lecturer: Jorge Solorzano

5 p.m.-6:30 p.m.

at Linscheid Library Atrium

The final event of this year's Big Read in southern Oklahoma will focus on understanding Peruvian culture and how it ties in to Thornton Wilder's "The Bridge of San Luis Rey." As the three-consecutive day marathon of activities concludes this year's Big Read program, come enjoy the final lege of the eventful journey through "The Bridge of San Luis Rey."

A Bridge to the Early Disaster Epic

A Bridge to the Early Disaster Epic

3:30 p.m.-4:15 p.m.

at Linscheid Library Atrium

What is it that draws audiences to disaster epics? What drew readers to "The Bridge of San Luis Rey?" Can these literary pieces be compared to our fascination with non-stop news coverage and modern disasters? Come learn more about what factos draws audiences to disasters like the one in "The Bridge of San Luis Rey."

A Bridge to the Pulitzer Prize

A Bridge to the Pulitzer Prize

3:30 p.m.-4:15 p.m.

at Linscheid Library Atrium

What does it take to win a Pulitzer Prize? What does it take to win the Pulitzer Prize in two differene genres? Thornton Wilder's broad knowledge, writing acumen and understanding enabled himto pull it off. Come learn about Thornton Wilder and his works.

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