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Religious State of the 918

Religious State of the 918 Symposium

The Religious State of the 918: A Virtual Research Symposium will be held on Friday, Feb. 26, 2021. Dr. Eric Reitan from OSU will speak on the topic “Is Religious Diversity a Threat to Faith?” Dr. Lisa Barnett from Phillips Seminary will speak on “Peyote and the Native American Church in Oklahoma.” The symposium will feature paper, poster, and panel presentations by undergraduate students from TCC and other area colleges and universities. The symposium is being presented by the Tulsa Community College Honors Program and sponsored by Oklahoma Humanities and the TCC Foundation. The event is free and open to the public, but registration is required. For more information, contact Dr. Allen Culpepper,

Call for Papers



The Religious State of the 918 project, being conducted by the Tulsa Community College Honors Program with grant funding from Oklahoma Humanities and the Tulsa Community College Foundation, is seeking proposals for papers, posters, and panels from TCC students and undergraduate students of TU, OSU, NSU, RSU, and ORU for a Research Symposium scheduled for Friday, February 26, 2021. The symposium will be either virtual or at TCC’s Metro Campus, depending on Covid-related circumstances. This event will be free and open to the public.

Specifically, we are seeking proposals for

  • 10-minute conference papers
  • Poster presentations
  • 20-minute small-group panel discussions (up to 4 participants)

We welcome proposals on any topic related to religion. Topics that have a Tulsa-area connection are especially encouraged but not required.

To submit a proposal, send an abstract of approximately 100 words to with the subject line “918 Symposium Proposal” by January 1, 2021, 11:59 p.m.

Note: TCC students, please be reminded that any research (including interviews and surveys) involving human subjects requires the approval of TCC’s Institutional Review Board (IRB).  Non-TCC students, please check with your own college to make sure your research complies with any similar requirements it might have.

This program is funded in part by Oklahoma Humanities (OH) and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in the program do not necessarily represent those of OH or NEH, nor those of Tulsa Community College, the TCC Foundation, or the TCC Honors Program.

TCC Honors Program

For more information about this program, please contact the TCC Honors Program.

Tulsa Community College Honors Coordinator:
Allen Culpepper, Ph.D.

Honors Specialist:
Lynn Richmond

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Oklahoma Humanities

Honors Program Librarian

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Amy Lagers
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