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Event Shines Light on Global Female Empowerment and Human Trafficking April 9-12

The University of Oklahoma’s world-renowned publication, World Literature Today, will host the "Puterbaugh Festival of International Literature & Culture" April 9-12, 2013. The Puterbaugh Festival is part of a forty-year tradition through which World Literature Today brings world-class writers (often future Nobel Prize winners) to the OU campus.

This year’s festival will highlight the utility of art in empowering women and promoting social justice.  The event will feature two keynote addresses, a photography exhibition at the Fred Jones Jr.

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OU Legal Clinic Hosts Fashion Show April 5 for S-CAP

“Everyone has a past. We all want a future,” said Maria Harris, a participant in Cleveland County’s Second Chance Access Pilot program (S-CAP). OU Legal Clinic student Katie Wilder interviewed Harris and described her as an “outgoing, positive, cheerful” person who is “serious about helping the world embrace the positive.”

S-CAP was started by the Cleveland County Sherriff’s office to combat the rising number of female incarcerations. It is a navigational service for non-violent women offenders. S-CAP is the only program of its kind in Oklahoma.

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OU Law Students Invited to Meet the Energy Industry

OU Law is a leader in energy and natural resources law. Many OU Law graduates have enjoyed successful and rewarding careers in the oil and gas industry, rising through the ranks to hold key leadership positions in their companies.

With a continued focus in this area, OU Law has partnered with industry leaders to offer students a “Meet the Energy Industry” event Thursday, March 28, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Myriad Botanical Gardens in downtown Oklahoma City.

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After the Moment of Truth: Overcoming Stage Fright the Natural Way

Come to Classroom 1 at noon on Tuesday, March 12, for a Lunch & Learn session on public speaking.

Dr. Chris Sawyer, Professor of Communication Studies at Texas Christian University, will examine causes of public speaking anxiety "stage fright" and provide methods to help reduce and alleviate anxiety caused by speaking in public. This presentation will be beneficial as you prepare for moot court, and for any other public speaking (be it in the courtroom or not) you may have to do in the future.

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OU Law Students Invited to Dream Course Lecture with Carl Pope Feb. 27

OU Law students are invited to this week’s session of the Political Economy, Technological Innovation and Values Dream Course. The featured speaker is former Sierra Club executive director Carl Pope and current principal of Inside Straight Strategies. Pope will make two presentations on Feb. 27.

Daytime presentation: "Innovation and Rights; Rigged Markets and Sustainability; The Conflict we Can’t Resolve"
Date:  February 27, 2013
Time:  10:30 a.m. to Noon
Location:  Price Hall 2030       

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