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OU ARTS & HUMANITIES FORUM: ANNUAL THEMES

2019-2020 Theme: "Origins"

The Forum's 2019-2020 theme will be "Origins." The OU faculty receiving Forum Grants for this theme are listed here. Please see our Events page for more information about this year's programming. Also, please visit the Forum's Facebook page.

2018-2019 Theme: "Surfaces"

Our center theme in 2018-2019 was "Surfaces." The OU faculty awarded Forum Grants are listed here

2017-2018 Theme: "Sovereignty in Performance, Poetics, & Politics"

During 2017-2018 academic year, the OU Humanities Forum's theme was "Sovereignty in Performance, Poetics, and Politics." Our OU faculty awarded Forum Grants on this theme are listed here

2016-2017 Theme: "Outcasts and Outlands"

Throughout the 2016-2017 academic year, the Humanities Forum hosted a series of public events related to the theme of “Outcasts and Outlands.” Forum Grants were awarded to OU faculty Forum Fellows with research projects related to this theme.

2015-2016 Theme: "The Humanities and the Environment"

In its inaugural year 2015-2016 the Humanities Forum hosted a series of public events related to "The Humanities & the Environment," the center’s first annual interdisciplinary theme. Forum Grants were awarded to OU faculty with research projects on the environmental humanities (see Forum Fellows).