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OU ARTS & HUMANITIES FORUM: ANNUAL THEMES

2020-2021 Theme: "Ruptures and Reconciliations"

The Forum's 2020-2021 theme will be "Ruptures and Reconciliations." Forum Fellows and events will be announced soon.

2019-2020 Theme: "Origins"

The Forum's 2019-2020 theme was "Origins." The OU faculty receiving Forum Grants for this theme are listed here

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).