March 31 Picturing Poetry: Free Screening of ‘Il Postino’

“Let’s Talk About it” concludes Mar. 19 with ‘Forty Signs of Rain’

March 20: An Evening with Novelist Brandon Hobson

April 3: Conversations with Poet Alberto Ríos

March 31 Picturing Poetry: Free Screening of ‘Il Postino’

Join us for the continuation of our 37th annual film series on Sun., March 31, 2:00 PM Picturing Poetry: Il Postino (The Postman) – Michael Radford and Massimo Troisi, Italy […]

March 17: Free Screening of ‘In America’

Viewing Notes for In America Join us for the continuation of our 37th annual film series on Sun., March 17, 2:00 PM In America – James Sheridan, Ireland (2002) 105 min.   […]

“Let’s Talk About it” concludes Mar. 19 with ‘Forty Signs of Rain’

Let’s Talk About it, Oklahoma’s 2019 series “Wade in the Water,” concludes March 19th with Kim Stanley Robinson’s Forty Signs of Rain (2004) 6:30 PM in Room 151 of Walker Center Petree […]

March 20: An Evening with Novelist Brandon Hobson

Join us Wednesday, March 20th to celebrate Oklahoma City University alumnus and 2018 National Book Award finalist Brandon Hobson for a reading, author talk, and book signing. His critically acclaimed novel Where the Dead […]

“Let’s Talk About it, Oklahoma” begins Jan. 22 with ‘A Long Walk to Water’

Let’s Talk About it, Oklahoma’s 2019 series “Wade in the Water,” begins Tuesday January 22nd with Linda Sue Park’s A Long Walk to Water (2010) 6:30 PM in Room 151 of Walker […]

OKCU Film Institute and the Bass School of Music present a free public event, “The Oklahoma Sound and Religion Project”

Wednesday, Nov. 28 6:30 PM Panel Discussion 7:30 Screening of ‘This May Be the Last Time’ (2013), dir. by Sterlin Harjo (Seminole/Creek) LOCATION: Large Rehearsal Hall, Bass School of Music […]

April 3: Conversations with Poet Alberto Ríos

Join us Wednesday, April 3 Kerr-McGee Auditorium, Meinders School of Business NW 26th & N. McKinley Oklahoma City University 10-11 AM, informal poetry reading and discussion of writing process,  followed […]

Sept. 25 Piper Kerman Speaks at OKCU

Tuesday, Sept. 25 7 p.m. The Freede Center at Oklahoma City University Located on NW 27th St. between Florida and Kentucky Streets Bestselling author Piper Kerman, whose memoir Orange is the […]

Sept. 16th Film Screening: The Insult

The 37th Annual Film Series continues Sun., Sept. 16th. 2:00 PM with The Insult –  Ziad Doueiri, Lebanon (2017), 112 min. In Arabic with English subtitles. A contender for the 2018 […]

The Last Picture Show: August 15 and September 5

Viewing Notes for The Last Picture Show The 37th annual Film Institute gets underway with The Last Picture Show, directed by Peter Bogdanovich, USA (1971). Running time: 118 min. The inspiration for this year’s […]

37th Annual Film Series: The Power of Place

The 37thAnnual Harbour Winn Film Institute at Oklahoma City University Join us for a series of films on the theme “The Power of Place.” Place is more than just setting. […]

“Let’s Talk About It, Oklahoma” Book Club, Fall 2018

Living with Limits: A New “Let’s Talk About It, Oklahoma” Theme at Oklahoma City University, Fall 2018 Let’s Talk About It, Oklahoma (LTAIO) offers more than your average book club. […]

Celebrating 20 Years of the Thatcher Hoffman Smith Poet Series

Tracy K. Smith, U.S. Poet Laureate, June 14th

A Special Evening with Tracy K. Smith, Poet Laureate of the United States with Oklahoma Poet Laureate Jeanetta Calhoun Mish Come celebrate with us as we commemorate 20 Years of The Thatcher […]

Chris Abani, Our 20th Featured Poet | April 4, 2018 |

Visit an article off our interview with him HERE. Sample Chris Abani’s Poetry Celebrating Our 20th Year! Update: Poet Yusef Komunyakaa was originally scheduled for the 2018 event and has […]

“Let’s Talk About It, Oklahoma” continues March 6 with ‘All the Light we Cannot See’

Let’s Talk About it, Oklahoma’s 2018 series War, Not War, and Peace, continues on March 6th with ‘All the Light we Cannot See Karen Schiler, Chair of the Department of […]

“Let’s Talk About it, Oklahoma” continues Feb. 6 with ‘Empire of the Summer Moon’

Let’s Talk About it, Oklahoma’s 2018 series War, Not War, and Peace, continues on February 6th with Empire of the Summer Moon. Russ Tallchief (Osage), of Oklahoma City University, presents S. […]

36th Annual Film Series Concludes with ‘The Diving Bell and the Butterfly’ March 18

Whether you’ve been to all of our films or just one, let us know what you think! Give us your feedback and share any ideas you may have for the […]

36th Annual Film Series Presents 2017 Oscar Winner ‘The Salesman,’ Feb. 18

Viewing Notes for The Salesman The 36th Annual Film Series continues Sunday, February 18, 2 pm with The Salesman, directed by Asghar Farhadi, Iran (2016), 124 min. A heart-pounding drama from the beloved […]

36th Annual Film Series Continues Feb. 4 with ‘The Ecstasy of Wilko Johnson’

The 36th Annual Film Series continues Sunday, February 4, 2 pm with The Ecstasy of Wilko Johnson, directed by Julien Temple, United Kingdom (2015), 92 min. In a nod to last year’s theme “On […]

War, Not War, and Peace: A Pulitzer Prize Centennial Series | “Let’s Talk About It, Oklahoma” Winter 2018

War, Not War, and Peace: A Pulitzer Prize Centennial Series  “Let’s Talk About It, Oklahoma” Series at Oklahoma City University, Winter 2018  Let’s Talk About It, Oklahoma (LTAIO) offers more […]

36th Annual Film Series Comes Back Jan. 21 with ‘Early Summer’

Viewing Notes for Bakushû The 36th Annual Film Series continues Sunday, January 21, 2pm with Early Summer, directed by Yasujiro Ozu, Japan (1951) 125 min. This quieter sibling of the later films of beloved […]

36th Annual Film Series | Picturing Reconciliation

36th Annual Film Series Picturing Reconciliation  All films screen Sundays, 2 PM, Kerr McGee Auditorium in the Meinders School of Business NW 27th Street and McKinley Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 73106 Free […]

March 6: Free Screening of ‘Faces Places’

Face Places viewing notes Join us for the continuation of our 37th annual film series on Wed., March 6, 7:30 PM Faces Places –Agnès Varda and J.R., France (2017) 89 min.  […]

“Let’s Talk About it, Oklahoma” continues Mar. 5 with ‘The Activist’

Let’s Talk About it, Oklahoma’s 2019 series “Wade in the Water,” continues March 5th with Alec Connon’s The Activist (2016) 6:30 PM in Room 151 of Walker Center Petree College of Arts […]

Feb. 17 A River Called Titas Film Screening

A River Called Titas Viewing Notes Join us for the continuation of our 37th annual film series on Sun., Feb. 17, 2:00 PMA River Called Titas – Ritwik Ghatak, Bangladesh (1973) […]

[rescheduled] “Let’s Talk About It” continues Feb. 26 with ‘The Water Knife’

Let’s Talk About it, Oklahoma’s 2019 series “Wade in the Water,” continues February 19th with Paolo Bacigalupi’s The Water Knife (2015) 6:30 PM in Room 151 of Walker Center Petree College of […]

Feb. 5: “Let’s Talk About It” book club continues with ‘Green Grass, Running Water’

Let’s Talk About it, Oklahoma’s 2019 series “Wade in the Water,” continues February 5th with Thomas King’s Green Grass, Running Water (1993) 6:30 PM in Room 151 of Walker Center Petree College of […]

Feb. 6: Free Screening of ‘Persepolis’

Viewing notes for Persepolis Join us for the continuation of our 37th annual film series on Wed., Feb. 6, 7:30 PM  Persepolis – Vincent Paronnaud and Marjane Satrapi, Iran/France (2007) 96 […]