OK Center for the Humanities

TUniverse: The Human Connection – Playing with Sound

In this episode, Sean Latham, the Director for the Oklahoma Center for the Humanities, sits down with Mack Hagood, the Blayney Associate Professor of Comparative Media Studies at Miami University in Ohio, and the author of Hush: Media and Sonic Self-Control. Together they discuss what sound means for us, how it’s social effects have transformed over time, and just why we seem to like playing with it so much.

Links:
https://humanities.utulsa.edu/

https://faculty.utulsa.edu/faculty/sean-latham/

https://mactrasound.com/

https://mactrasound.com/hush-media-and-sonic-self-control/

TUniverse: The Human Connection – An Interview with Robert Spoo

In this episode, Sean Latham, the Director for the Oklahoma Center for the Humanities, has a special sit-down interview with Bob Spoo, discussing his new book, Moderinism and the Law, along with it’s exploration into the works of James Joyce and transatlantic Anglo-American modernist culture.

Links:

https://humanities.utulsa.edu/

https://faculty.utulsa.edu/faculty/robert-spoo/

https://faculty.utulsa.edu/faculty/sean-latham/

https://www.amazon.com/Modernism-Law-Modernisms-Robert-Spoo/dp/147427580X

TUniverse: The Human Connection – Playing with Game Design

In this episode, Sean Latham, the Director for the Oklahoma Center for the Humanities, has a conversation with Tracy Fullerton, an award-winning game designer and professor at the University of Southern California. Together they explore what games allow users to do, how entertainment can be forged from the process, and why “play” is at the heart of all it.

Links:
https://humanities.utulsa.edu/

https://faculty.utulsa.edu/faculty/sean-latham/

https://www.tracyfullerton.com/

https://www.crcpress.com/Game-Design-Workshop-A-Playcentric-Approach-to-Creating-Innovative-Games/Fullerton/p/book/9781138098770

TUniverse: The Human Connection – Playing with Education

In this episode, Sean Latham, the Director for the Oklahoma Center for the Humanities, speaks with Helen Douglass, a Tulsa Artist Fellowship Fellow and Assistant Professor of Education at the University of Tulsa. From conversations about maker-spaces to thoughts on how playing relates to education, The Human Connection keeps the conversation going and continues redefining the power of playing.

Links:
https://humanities.utulsa.edu/

https://faculty.utulsa.edu/faculty/sean-latham/

https://faculty.utulsa.edu/faculty/helen-douglass/

https://humanities.utulsa.edu

TUniverse: The Human Connection – Playing with Music (Part 2)

In this episode, Sean Latham, the Director for the Oklahoma Center for the Humanities, keeps the music conversation going with Katie Moulton, a Tulsa Artist Fellowship Fellow and writer, editor and music critic. Moulton’s understanding of not only music criticism, but also musical structure, fuels a conversation about how artist and listerns can play with music. After all, we “read” a book and “paint” a picture, but “play” music. Why is that? Find out our thoughts in this engaging episode!

Links:
https://humanities.utulsa.edu/

https://faculty.utulsa.edu/faculty/sean-latham/

https://www.katiemoulton.com

https://www.tulsaartistfellowship.org/