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Brown Bag Seminars

Fall 2018 Brown Bag Research Seminars

Learn more about how our faculty and friends are re-imagining great cities!

When: Noon, Sept. 12, Oct. 18 and Nov. 14, 2018

Where: Gould Hall Buskuhl Gallery

Bizzell Exhibit: Renegades

Renegades: Bruce Goff and the American School of Architecture

Join us for an exhibition highlighting pieces from the American School Archive, including works of Bruce Goff and his students! For more information, visit the OU Libraries website.

When: Sept. 22, 2018 – July 29, 2019

Where: Bizzell Library, Main Level


Bruce Goff Chair of Creative Architecture Lecture

Paul Mankins, FAIA, is principal of Substance Architecture. Mankins is one of the leading design practitioners in the Midwest, and his projects have been recognized with over 50 design awards from the American Institute of Architects (AIA).

Lecture sponsored by the Bruce Goff Chair of Creative Architecture and RTA Architects.

When: 4:00 pm, Oct. 19, 2018

Where: Gould Hall Buskuhl Gallery

Holiday Open House

Join us in Gould Hall for refreshments as we celebrate the close of the Fall 2018 semester and send off Gibbs CoA December graduates.

When: Time TBA, Dec. 14, 2018

Where: Exact location TBA

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Charles W. Graham Benefit Dinner

Join Gibbs CoA alumni, students, faculty, and friends for a fine dining experience during our annual benefit dinner in support of student travel programs. Each ticket includes a multi-course meal, and drink pairings with each course. Tickets are available for purchase online.

When: 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm, Feb. 8, 2019

Where: The Petroleum Club of Oklahoma City

Career Fair

Gibbs CoA Career Fair

Each year more than 30 firms attend the Gibbs CoA Career Fair, where they recruit skilled students from across the college. Reserve your firm’s table today!

When: 3:30 pm – 6:30 pm, Feb. 21, 2019

Where: Oklahoma Memorial Union

To reserve a table for your organization, contact Erik Baker (

Bruce Goff Chair of Creative Architecture Series

The Bruce Goff Chair of Creative Architecture draws inspiration from the contextual, resourceful and experimental spirit of Bruce Goff’s work. Each year, talented practitioners and scholars are invited to the University of Oklahoma Christopher C. Gibbs College of Architecture to serve as Bruce Goff Chairs, where they lecture on their work, lead intensive workshops and participate in our design community. Past lecturers include Brian Phillips, Odile Decq, Sheila Kennedy, Antoine Predock, Susan Szenasy, E.B. Min and many others.

Brian Phillips

Brian Phillips
Photo by Colin Lenton

Odile Decq

Odile Decq
Photo from Dezeen

Sheila Kennedy

Sheila Kennedy
Photo by Lee Powers

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