Downtown Tulsa, Oklahoma

Tulsa, OK

Tulsa ’21: Race, Gender, and Reconciliation

G St 395

Dates: On Campus or Virtual August 2, 2021; In Tulsa August 3-13, 2021

Credit Hours: 3

Instructor: Dr. Elizabeth Venell, Instructional Assistant Professor

Cost: $950 plus tuition

Application Deadline: April 8, 2021

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  • Travel to Tulsa, OK during the centennial year of the race massacre that destroyed Tulsa’s prosperous Greenwood district, dubbed “Black Wall Street”
  • Use the framework of intersectionality to study the massacre and Greenwood’s rebirth
  • Examine local efforts to confront the city’s history and memorialize the losses of 1921
  • Conduct original research in local archives and state of the art museum facilities

Itinerary subject to change. Students should wait to make travel arrangements after confirming dates and times with instructor.

Dates: Students will be in Oxford or Virtual August 2, 2021; In Tulsa August 3-13, 2021.

Location: Tulsa, OK

  • Required: WRIT 100 or 101
  • Recommended: GST 201 or AAS 201

This course is open to all majors. Gender Studies, African American Studies, Liberal Studies, Multi-Disciplinary Studies, History, Anthropology, Sociology, Political Science, Southern Studies and English students may be particularly interested in this course.

Course fee is $950. Included in the course fee are housing while in Tulsa, group ground transportation, and select group meals. Excluded from the cost are the Study USA application fee, meals, tuition, airfare, and personal spending money.

The instructor will be driving to and from Tulsa, students may travel with the instructor for no additional fee.