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Oklahoma Chautauqua
  • Saturday, June 19, 2021 · 7:00 PM CDT
    Architect Frank Lloyd Wright (1867-1959)

    Frank Lloyd Wright was an architect and writer, an abundantly creative master of American architecture. Wright believed in designing in harmony with humanity and the environment, a philosophy he called org...
  • Saturday, June 19, 2021 · 12:00 PM CDT
    Learn about the Curies' visionary scientific ethics, how Marie broke the academic glass ceiling in France, and how she opened the doors of science to women in her own laboratory and beyond. Find out about the third, fourth, and fifth Nobel Prize c...
  • Saturday, June 19, 2021 · 10:30 AM CDT
    Wagon Train to the Stars: How A Space Cowboy Show Star Trek Transformed American Popular Entertainment.

    We will explore the fight to get Star Trek made, its tepid reception, and then its transformation into a cancelled show that would “live long ...
  • Friday, June 18, 2021 · 7:00 PM CDT
    Scientist Marie Skłodowska Curie (1867 - 1934)

    Marie Curie was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize in Physics, and and the first person to win a second Nobel Prize in Chemistry. Her pioneering scientific efforts with her husband Pierre Curie led...
  • Friday, June 18, 2021 · 12:00 PM CDT
    In 1916, diplomats from France and England made a secret agreement to divide up the Middle East. Promises had been made to the Arab people that they would be allowed to determine their homelands. But this controversial agreement was put into place...
  • Friday, June 18, 2021 · 10:30 AM CDT
    Marshall McLuhan, like his mother Elsie, was a gifted performer, and he enjoyed “putting on” audiences and playing the wise fool. This workshop explores his tricksterish public persona and the ways his punditry on television, in interviews, and as...
  • Thursday, June 17, 2021 · 7:00 PM CDT
    Philosopher Marshall McLuhan (1911-1980)

    Marshall McLuhan was a Canadian communications theorist and educator, whose aphorism “the medium is the message” summarized his view of the influence of television, computers, and other electronic dissemin...
  • Blank-5
    Thursday, June 17, 2021 · 12:00 PM CDT
  • Thursday, June 17, 2021 · 10:30 AM CDT
    Art is a passionate response to what is happening in the world around us. The devastation and impact of the First World War created an outpouring of artistic creation from writers around the world. This interactive workshop will explore the poetr...
  • Wednesday, June 16, 2021 · 7:00 PM CDT
    Archeologist Gertrude Bell (1868-1926)

    Gertrude Bell defied the expectations of a woman in Victorian England, becoming a world traveler, mountaineer, and archaeologist. Well versed in the lands and cultures of Mesopotamia, she worked for the Brit...
  • Wednesday, June 16, 2021 · 12:00 PM CDT
    From his mother, Anna’s insistence she was birthing a great architect, to his early marriage to Kitty, to the scandal with ‘Mamah’ and her tragic murder, and to a final partnership with Olga, women strongly molded the man, Frank Lloyd Wright. We i...
  • Wednesday, June 16, 2021 · 10:30 AM CDT
    To Go Where No Man Has Gone Before: Explore Gene Roddenberry’s utopian societal vision. At a time when racial, gender, and class distinctions brought riots to the streets, Roddenberry offered a universe of harmony with everyone happy and focused...
  • Thursday, June 17, 2021 · 10:30 AM CDT
    Art is a passionate response to what is happening in the world around us. The devastation and impact of the First World War created an outpouring of artistic creation from writers around the world. This interactive workshop will explore the poetr...
  • Wednesday, June 16, 2021 · 12:00 PM CDT
    From his mother, Anna’s insistence she was birthing a great architect, to his early marriage to Kitty, to the scandal with ‘Mamah’ and her tragic murder, and to a final partnership with Olga, women strongly molded the man, Frank Lloyd Wright. We i...
  • Wednesday, June 16, 2021 · 10:30 AM CDT
    To Go Where No Man Has Gone Before: Explore Gene Roddenberry’s utopian societal vision. At a time when racial, gender, and class distinctions brought riots to the streets, Roddenberry offered a universe of harmony with everyone happy and focused...
  • Tuesday, June 15, 2021 · 12:00 PM CDT
    The Jones family history from Wisconsin to Tulsa as expressed in the family ownership of the Tulsa Tribune and illustrated by Wright’s creation of their Westhope residence in Tulsa, and much later his building of his one skyscraper, the Price Towe...
  • Tuesday, June 15, 2021 · 10:30 AM CDT
    This workshop will explore how McLuhan focused attention on the importance of pop culture and gave rise to scholarly criticism of forms ranging from advertising, radio, television, and comic strips. McLuhan, dubbed “the high priest of pop culture,...
  • Saturday, June 12, 2021 · 5:30 PM CDT
    To Go Where No Man Has Gone Before: Explore Gene Roddenberry’s utopian societal vision. At a time when racial, gender, and class distinctions brought riots to the streets, Roddenberry offered a universe of harmony with everyone happy and focused...
  • Saturday, June 12, 2021 · 12:00 PM CDT
    Explore the hardships that nearly prevented Marie Curie from making it into the laboratory: a rampant epidemic, a suppressive government’s murder, her father's investment gone bad, the other marriage proposal, and studying in France when it was sa...
  • Friday, June 11, 2021 · 5:30 PM CDT
    The Jones family history from Wisconsin to Tulsa as expressed in the family ownership of the Tulsa Tribune and illustrated by Wright’s creation of their Westhope residence in Tulsa, and much later his building of his one skyscraper, the Price Towe...
  • Friday, June 11, 2021 · 12:00 PM CDT
    This workshop will explore how McLuhan focused attention on the importance of pop culture and gave rise to scholarly criticism of forms ranging from advertising, radio, television, and comic strips. McLuhan, dubbed “the high priest of pop culture,...
  • Thursday, June 10, 2021 · 5:30 PM CDT
    Learn about the Curies' visionary scientific ethics, how Marie broke the academic glass ceiling in France, and how she opened the doors of science to women in her own laboratory and beyond. Find out about the third, fourth, and fifth Nobel Prize c...
  • Thursday, June 10, 2021 · 12:00 PM CDT
    Art is a passionate response to what is happening in the world around us. The devastation and impact of the First World War created an outpouring of artistic creation from writers around the world. This interactive workshop will explore the poetr...
  • Wednesday, June 9, 2021 · 5:30 PM CDT
    Marshall McLuhan, like his mother Elsie, was a gifted performer, and he enjoyed “putting on” audiences and playing the wise fool. This workshop explores his tricksterish public persona and the ways his punditry on television, in interviews, and as...
Performance
  • Thursday, June 17, 2021 · 7:00 PM CDT
    Philosopher Marshall McLuhan (1911-1980)

    Marshall McLuhan was a Canadian communications theorist and educator, whose aphorism “the medium is the message” summarized his view of the influence of television, computers, and other electronic dissemin...
  • Wednesday, June 16, 2021 · 7:00 PM CDT
    Archeologist Gertrude Bell (1868-1926)

    Gertrude Bell defied the expectations of a woman in Victorian England, becoming a world traveler, mountaineer, and archaeologist. Well versed in the lands and cultures of Mesopotamia, she worked for the Brit...
  • Tuesday, June 15, 2021 · 7:00 PM CDT
    Screenwriter Gene Roddenberry (1921-1981)

    Gene Roddenberry was an American writer and television and film producer who created and served as executive producer of the popular science-fiction television series Star Trek (1966–69), which spawned ot...
  • Saturday, June 12, 2021 · 7:00 PM CDT
    Architect Frank Lloyd Wright (1867-1959)

    Frank Lloyd Wright was an architect and writer, an abundantly creative master of American architecture. Wright believed in designing in harmony with humanity and the environment, a philosophy he called org...
  • Friday, June 11, 2021 · 7:00 PM CDT
    Scientist Marie Skłodowska Curie (1867 - 1934)

    Marie Curie was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize in Physics, and and the first person to win a second Nobel Prize in Chemistry. Her pioneering scientific efforts with her husband Pierre Curie led...
  • Thursday, June 10, 2021 · 7:00 PM CDT
    Philosopher Marshall McLuhan (1911-1980)

    Marshall McLuhan was a Canadian communications theorist and educator, whose aphorism “the medium is the message” summarized his view of the influence of television, computers, and other electronic dissemin...
  • Wednesday, June 9, 2021 · 7:00 PM CDT
    Archeologist Gertrude Bell (1868-1926)

    Gertrude Bell defied the expectations of a woman in Victorian England, becoming a world traveler, mountaineer, and archaeologist. Well versed in the lands and cultures of Mesopotamia, she worked for the Brit...
  • Tuesday, June 8, 2021 · 7:00 PM CDT
    Screenwriter Gene Roddenberry (1921-1981)

    Gene Roddenberry was an American writer and television and film producer who created and served as executive producer of the popular science-fiction television series Star Trek (1966–69), which spawned ot...
  • Saturday, June 5, 2021 · 7:00 PM CDT
    Architect Frank Lloyd Wright (1867-1959)

    Frank Lloyd Wright was an architect and writer, an abundantly creative master of American architecture. Wright believed in designing in harmony with humanity and the environment, a philosophy he called org...
  • Friday, June 4, 2021 · 7:00 PM CDT
    Scientist Marie Skłodowska Curie (1867 - 1934)

    Marie Curie was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize in Physics, and and the first person to win a second Nobel Prize in Chemistry. Her pioneering scientific efforts with her husband Pierre Curie led...
  • Thursday, June 3, 2021 · 7:00 PM CDT
    Philosopher Marshall McLuhan (1911-1980)

    Marshall McLuhan was a Canadian communications theorist and educator, whose aphorism “the medium is the message” summarized his view of the influence of television, computers, and other electronic dissemin...
  • Wednesday, June 2, 2021 · 7:00 PM CDT
    Archeologist Gertrude Bell (1868-1926)

    Gertrude Bell defied the expectations of a woman in Victorian England, becoming a world traveler, mountaineer, and archaeologist. Well versed in the lands and cultures of Mesopotamia, she worked for the Brit...
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