John Hope Franklin National Symposium

Oklahoma State University - Tulsa
700 N Greenwood Ave
Tulsa, OK 74106
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John Hope Franklin National Symposium

Oklahoma State University - Tulsa
700 N Greenwood Ave
Tulsa, OK 74106

Attend the John Hope Franklin National Symposium on Tulsa's Oklahoma State University campus to discuss reconciliation and learn about active advocacy efforts to heal racial divides worldwide. Join artists, students, global scholars, policymakers and the community during this enlightening series of talks designed to educate and facilitate productive conversations about equality, racial justice and social harmony.

Help kick off the event at the Greenwood Bus Tour on May 25, followed by an opening keynote address by Dr. Michael Eric Dyson. Return on May 26 to hear enlightening conversations by Sandra Quince, Dr. Lolita Buckner Inniss and Dr. Natalia Mehlman Petrzela. Thursday's events will also include a reflective walking tour to the Ellis Walker Woods Memorial, honoring the first principal of Tulsa's Booker T. Washington High School.

The symposium's final day will feature a public deliberation by the Tulsa Debate League, a mid-morning discussion, a presentation by Shariah Miller, a ceremony honoring the race massacre's survivors, descendants and Mr. Julius Pegues, and a community action effort called "Reconciliation in Action." Don't miss this three-day event offering many stimulating programs that are current in the work of reconciliation. 



General Admission: $189
Educators: $99
Students: $49

Optional Fees
General Admission - One Day Pass: $99
Educators - One Day Pass: $69
Students - One Day Pass: $39
Lunch with Speaker Only: $40
Two Hour Bus Tour: $30

While every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the pricing listed above, prices are subject to change without notice.



Wednesday, May 25
Greenwood Bus Tour: 1-3pm
Opening Keynote: 6-8:30pm

Thursday, May 26
Morning Session: 10-10:50am
Afternoon Session: 1-2pm
Reflective Walking Tour: 2:15-3:45pm
Opening Session: 6-8:30pm

Friday, May 27
Public Deliberation: 9:30-10:20am
Mid-Morning Discussion: 10:30-11:50am
Afternoon Session: 1-2:30pm
Honoring Survivors, Descendants & Mr. Julius Pegues: 2:30-3pm
Reconciliation in Action: 3-3:45pm
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