Portals to the Past: A Guided Tour Through Virtual Plamyra
Join us for a multi-campus virtual reality tour of the Syrian Ruins at Palmyra and contextualize the history of the Arch, why ISIS destroyed the site, and how the Arch can preserve Syrian cultural heritage.
"Portals to the Past: A Guided Tour Through Virtual Plamyra" Virtual Reality Event, hosted by OU Libraries & Arc/K Project, will stream live at Chambers Library on Tuesday, May 8 at 1:00pm in The Max Room on the fourth floor.
Reservations are not necessary and everyone is welcome.
Sexuality among the Efik People of Southeastern Nigeria as Informed by the Okpo Mask
Onyile Bassey Onyile, Ph.D., professor of Design and Art History at Georgia Southern University, will present his research on Okpo masks, found among the Efik people of Southeastern Nigeria at 4 pm Thursday, April 19, in Room 226, Chambers Library. The masks celebrate the sexual maturity of boys and girls from pubescence into adolescence and are part of the UCO African art collections.
Following his presentation, Onyile will meet with students at 5:30 p.m. Light refreshments provided.
Chambers Library is an Oklahoma State Textbook Committee review center located in District #5. All Oklahoma educators are welcome to visit the library and review the materials being considered for adoption. We now have a handy guide for navigating our curriculum collection.