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August 2016

“Let’s Talk About It, Oklahoma!” book discussion, Pioneer Woman Museum

August 27, 2016
Pioneer Woman Museum and Statue, 701 Monument Road Ponca City, OK 74604

The Pioneer Woman Museum (PWM) in Ponca City is pleased to host the "Let's Talk About It, Oklahoma!" book discussion series. This monthly book group is a project of the Oklahoma Humanities Council. "Let's Talk About It, Oklahoma!" is designed to encourage adults to read and discuss literature based around a central theme. The theme for this cycle at PWM is "The Cowboy." It is free to participate, and the book discussion group begins at 10 a.m. The books can…

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September 2016

“Let’s Talk About It, Oklahoma!” book discussion, Pioneer Woman Museum

September 10, 2016
Pioneer Woman Museum and Statue, 701 Monument Road Ponca City, OK 74604

The Pioneer Woman Museum (PWM) in Ponca City is pleased to host the "Let's Talk About It, Oklahoma!" book discussion series. This monthly book group is a project of the Oklahoma Humanities Council. "Let's Talk About It, Oklahoma!" is designed to encourage adults to read and discuss literature based around a central theme. The theme for this cycle at PWM is "The Cowboy." It is free to participate, and the book discussion group begins at 10 a.m. The books can…

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Cherokee Outlet Cowboy Talk, Sod House Museum

September 17, 2016
Sod House Museum, 4628 State Highway 8 Aline, OK 73716

Jana Brown will present an overview of the life of a cowboy in the Cherokee Outlet at the Sod House Museum on Saturday, September 17, at 10 am. Her program will feature a review of the book Cherokee Outlet Cowboy. Brown will discuss cattle ranching in the Cherokee Outlet prior to land openings and white settlement. In addition to a history of cattle ranching during this era, Brown will review the book Cherokee Outlet Cowboy written by Laban Samuel Records…

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October 2016

“Let’s Talk About It, Oklahoma!” book discussion, Pioneer Woman Museum

October 8, 2016
Pioneer Woman Museum and Statue, 701 Monument Road Ponca City, OK 74604

The Pioneer Woman Museum (PWM) in Ponca City is pleased to host the "Let's Talk About It, Oklahoma!" book discussion series. This monthly book group is a project of the Oklahoma Humanities Council. "Let's Talk About It, Oklahoma!" is designed to encourage adults to read and discuss literature based around a central theme. The theme for this cycle at PWM is "The Cowboy." It is free to participate, and the book discussion group begins at 10 a.m. The books can…

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“Let’s Talk About It, Oklahoma!” book discussion, Pioneer Woman Museum

October 29, 2016
Pioneer Woman Museum and Statue, 701 Monument Road Ponca City, OK 74604

The Pioneer Woman Museum (PWM) in Ponca City is pleased to host the "Let's Talk About It, Oklahoma!" book discussion series. This monthly book group is a project of the Oklahoma Humanities Council. "Let's Talk About It, Oklahoma!" is designed to encourage adults to read and discuss literature based around a central theme. The theme for this cycle at PWM is "The Cowboy." It is free to participate, and the book discussion group begins at 10 a.m. The books can…

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November 2016

“Let’s Talk About It, Oklahoma!” book discussion, Pioneer Woman Museum

November 19, 2016
Pioneer Woman Museum and Statue, 701 Monument Road Ponca City, OK 74604

The Pioneer Woman Museum (PWM) in Ponca City is pleased to host the "Let's Talk About It, Oklahoma!" book discussion series. This monthly book group is a project of the Oklahoma Humanities Council. "Let's Talk About It, Oklahoma!" is designed to encourage adults to read and discuss literature based around a central theme. The theme for this cycle at PWM is "The Cowboy." It is free to participate, and the book discussion group begins at 10 a.m. The books can…

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December 2017

Program and book signing with speaker Bob Ford, Oklahoma History Center

December 2, 2017, 11 a.m.1 p.m.
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

The Oklahoma History Center will host a program and book signing with speaker Captain Bob Ford (US Army-Ret.) on Saturday, December 2, 2017,  from 11 am to 1 pm. Captain Ford will discuss his tour of duty in Vietnam as a Huey helicopter pilot and his recently released book Black Cat 2-1: The True Story of a Vietnam Helicopter Pilot and His Crew. The book signing will immediately follow his presentation.

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August 2018

Interview and book signing with Boom Town author Sam Anderson, Oklahoma History Center

August 23, 2018, 12 p.m.1 p.m.
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

The Oklahoma History Center is proud to present Sam Anderson, author of Boom Town: The Fantastical Saga of Oklahoma City, its Chaotic Founding, its Apocalyptic Weather, its Purloined Basketball Team, and the Dream of Becoming a World-class Metropolis. Anderson will participate in a question and answer session with moderator Steve Lackmeyer. Lackmeyer, an award-winning author, columnist, and reporter in his own right, will ask Anderson about what inspired him to write the book, the steps he took to research the…

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September 2018

Poke a Stick at It: Unexpected True Stories presentation with author Connie Cronley, Museum of the Western Prairie

September 4, 2018, 7 p.m.8 p.m.
Museum of the Western Prairie, 1100 Memorial Drive Altus, OK 73521

Author Connie Cronley will discuss her book Poke a Stick at It: Unexpected True Stories at the Museum of the Western Prairie on Tuesday, September 4, at 7 pm. This program is free and open to the public. In this collection of true stories, Connie Cronley pokes fun at everything—including herself—as she delights in the world around her. With her trademark down-home humor, Cronley takes on a range of subjects as broad as the Oklahoma prairies. No subject is off-limits as…

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October 2018

Bound in Twine presentation with author Dr. Sterling D. Evans, Museum of the Western Prairie

October 2, 2018, 7 p.m.8 p.m.
Museum of the Western Prairie, 1100 Memorial Drive Altus, OK 73521

Dr. Sterling D. Evans will give a presentation at the Museum of the Western Prairie on Tuesday, October 2, at 7 pm. This program is free and open to the public. Drawing on his book Bound in Twine: The History and Ecology of the Henequen-Wheat Complex for Mexico and the American and Canadian Plains, 1880–1950, Dr. Sterling D. Evans from the Department of History at the University of Oklahoma will speak about the many facets and aspects of wheat harvesting,…

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April 2019

November Road and The Long and Faraway Gone presentation by author Lou Berney

April 30, 2019, 7 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Museum of the Western Prairie, 1100 Memorial Drive Altus, OK 73521

The Museum of the Western Prairie will host a presentation by Oklahoma author Lou Berny on Tuesday, April 30, at 7 p.m. Berney is a two-time Edgar Award-nominated author who teaches in the Red Earth Master of Fine Arts program at Oklahoma City University. Berney’s book November Road is a poignant and evocative crime novel that centers on a desperate cat-and-mouse chase across 1960s America set against the backdrop of the assassination of John F. Kennedy. It is a story…

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July 2021

“Let’s Talk About It” Book Discussion Series

July 17, 2021, 6 p.m.
Pawnee Bill Ranch and Museum, 1141 Pawnee Bill Road Pawnee, OK 74058

Pawnee Bill Ranch and Museum in Pawnee has partnered with Oklahoma Humanities (OH) to host OH’s Book Discussion Series called “Let’s Talk About It.” The book club meetings will take place as monthly in-person gatherings at the museum on Blue Hawk Peak, and will feature a different book title each month from July to November. All five of the books in the program have the overarching theme of “Many Trails, Many Tribes: American Indians in Fiction.” The intention of the…

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Cherokee Bill: Black Cowboy—Indian Outlaw presentation and book signing by Art T. Burton

July 29, 2021, 12 p.m.
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

Author and historian Art T. Burton will give a presentation about his latest book, Cherokee Bill: Black Cowboy—Indian Outlaw (2020) beginning at noon on Thursday, July 29, at the Oklahoma History Center, located at 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive in Oklahoma City.

In this book, Burton gives great detail on how a veteran of the First Kansas Volunteer Infantry Regiment, Deputy US Marshal Ike Rogers, captured the notorious Indian Territory outlaw Cherokee Bill. Following the presentation, Burton will be available to sign copies of his book. Books can be pre-ordered from the Oklahoma History Center Museum Store by visiting store.okhistory.org.

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August 2021

“Let’s Talk About It” Book Discussion Series

August 21, 2021, 6 p.m.
Pawnee Bill Ranch and Museum, 1141 Pawnee Bill Road Pawnee, OK 74058

Pawnee Bill Ranch and Museum in Pawnee has partnered with Oklahoma Humanities (OH) to host OH’s book discussion series called “Let’s Talk About It.” The book club meetings will take place as monthly in-person gatherings at the museum on Blue Hawk Peak, and will feature a different book title each month from July to November. All five of the books in the program have the overarching theme of “Many Trails, Many Tribes: American Indians in Fiction.” The intention of the…

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This Land is Herland discussion and book signing with Sarah Eppler Janda and Patricia Loughlin

August 28, 2021, 2 p.m.
Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center, 507 South 4th Street Enid, OK 73701

On Saturday, August 28, beginning at 2 p.m., the Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center in Enid will host a discussion and book signing with Sarah Eppler Janda and Patricia Loughlin, editors of the new book This Land is Herland: Gendered Activism in Oklahoma from the 1870s to the 2010s, published by University of Oklahoma Press this year. Since well before ratification of the 19th Amendment in 1920 secured their right to vote, women in Oklahoma have sought to change and…

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September 2021

“Let’s Talk About It” Book Discussion Series

September 11, 2021, 6 p.m.
Pawnee Bill Ranch and Museum, 1141 Pawnee Bill Road Pawnee, OK 74058

Pawnee Bill Ranch and Museum in Pawnee has partnered with Oklahoma Humanities (OH) to host OH’s book discussion series called “Let’s Talk About It.” The book club meetings will take place as monthly in-person gatherings at the museum on Blue Hawk Peak, and will feature a different book title each month from July to November. All five of the books in the program have the overarching theme of “Many Trails, Many Tribes: American Indians in Fiction.” The intention of the…

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October 2021

“Let’s Talk About It” Book Discussion Series

October 16, 2021, 6 p.m.
Pawnee Bill Ranch and Museum, 1141 Pawnee Bill Road Pawnee, OK 74058

Pawnee Bill Ranch and Museum in Pawnee has partnered with Oklahoma Humanities (OH) to host OH’s book discussion series called “Let’s Talk About It.” The book club meetings will take place as monthly in-person gatherings at the museum on Blue Hawk Peak, and will feature a different book title each month from July to November. All five of the books in the program have the overarching theme of “Many Trails, Many Tribes: American Indians in Fiction.” The intention of the…

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November 2021

“Let’s Talk About It” Book Discussion Series

November 13, 2021, 6 p.m.
Pawnee Bill Ranch and Museum, 1141 Pawnee Bill Road Pawnee, OK 74058

Pawnee Bill Ranch and Museum in Pawnee has partnered with Oklahoma Humanities (OH) to host OH’s book discussion series called “Let’s Talk About It.” The book club meetings will take place as monthly in-person gatherings at the museum on Blue Hawk Peak, and will feature a different book title each month from July to November. All five of the books in the program have the overarching theme of “Many Trails, Many Tribes: American Indians in Fiction.” The intention of the…

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Tony Hillerman: A Life book signing with author James McGrath Morris

November 17, 2021, 12 p.m.1 p.m.
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

Author James McGrath Morris will be signing copies of his latest book Tony Hillerman: A Life (2021) from noon to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, November 17, at the Oklahoma History Center, located at 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive in Oklahoma City. Morris offers a balanced portrait of Hillerman’s personal and professional life and provides a timely appreciation of his work. In intimate detail, Morris captures the author’s early years in Depression-era Oklahoma and Hillerman's near-death experience in World War II. The book examines…

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December 2021

This Land is Herland book signing at the Oklahoma History Center

December 4, 2021, 2 p.m.
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

On Saturday, December 4, beginning at 2 p.m., the Oklahoma History Center in Oklahoma City will host a discussion and book signing with Sarah Eppler Janda and Patricia Loughlin, editors of the new book This Land is Herland: Gendered Activism in Oklahoma from the 1870s to the 2010s, published by University of Oklahoma Press this year. In addition to the editors, several of the contributors will be available to sign books and discuss their research on the remarkable Oklahoma women depicted in…

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February 2022

Oklahoma’s Atticus (2019) presentation by Mike Tucker

February 1, 7 p.m.9 p.m.
Museum of the Western Prairie, 1100 Memorial Drive Altus, OK 73521

On Tuesday, February 1, at 7 p.m. the Museum of the Western Prairie and the Western Trail Historical Society will host a special presentation about the book title Oklahoma's Atticus: An Innocent Man and the Lawyer Who Fought for Him (2019, University of Nebraska Press), by Hunter Howe Cates. The presentation will be made by Mike Tucker. "Oklahoma's Atticus is a tale of two cities—oil-rich downtown Tulsa and the impoverished areas of North Tulsa; of two newspapers—each taking different sides…

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May 2022

Will to Win (2020) presentation by Jim Stovall

May 3, 7 p.m.8 p.m.
Will Rogers Memorial Museum, 1720 West Will Rogers Boulevard Claremore, OK 74017

On Tuesday, May 3, from 7 to 8 p.m., award-winning author Jim Stovall will be discussing his latest book Will to Win and the efforts to bring it to the big screen. Stovall will be joined on stage with Jennifer Rogers-Etcheverry, the great-granddaughter of Will Rogers. "Will to Win" is a part of the Homecoming Historical Series and features a tale of humor and perspective from Will Rogers High School. Stovall is an Oklahoma author whose novel The Ultimate Gift (2001)…

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