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Oklahoma Humanities Council

At OHC, we’re providing funding and resources that support lifelong learning and a vibrant cultural life for all Oklahomans. The mission of the Oklahoma Humanities Council (OHC) is strengthen communities by helping Oklahomans learn about the human experience, understand new perspectives, and participate knowledgeably in civic life. OHC is a private, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. As the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, we strive to stimulate discussion, encourage new perspectives, and to actively engage people in the humanities disciplines, such as history, literature, philosophy, and ethics.

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Our goal is to improve the quality of humanities education and to bring people together with learning experiences that foster meaningful conversation and a deeper understanding of the human experience.

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  • Guerrilla Girls to appear at East Central University in Ada, OK

    OKLAHOMA CITY, OK -- On Thursday, Nov. 20, at 7:00 pm the Guerrilla Girls will present a multimedia lecture and skit at East Central University's Ataloa Theatre in Ada, OK. The Guerrilla Girls call themselves "feminist masked avengers," as they discuss sexism, racism, and corruption in the realms of politics, art, film, and pop culture.  For nearly 30 years this group of female artists has donned gorilla masks in public while dramatizing women's history and addressing the lack of opportunit...

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