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Make sure to set aside time on October 17, 18, and 19 for the 2017 Julian J. Rothbaum Distinguished Lecture Series! During the lectures, Dr. Daniel Carpenter of Harvard University will examine the First Amendment right of citizens to petition their government. Learn More

Applications are open for the Carl Albert Congressional Research and Studies Center Capitol Scholars Program, a public service learning opportunity for the spring semester.  The deadline is November 10, 2017. Learn more

After a summer of rennovations, the Carl Albert Center Congressional and Political Collections Reading Room is again open to the public! In order to best serve our patrons needs, we will be open Tuesday-Thursday, 8am-5pm by appointment only. Learn More

The Carl Albert Center accepts applications on a rolling basis for its Visiting Scholars Research Grant Program. The grant provides funding for on-site research in the Congressional Collections to support the creation of monographs, journal articles, books, theses, and dissertations. Learn More

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The Carl Albert Congressional Research and Studies Center is a unique and nonpartisan institution that strengthens representative democracy through scholarship, learning, and service.  Established in 1979 by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education and the Board of Regents of the University of Oklahoma, the center is a living tribute to the ideals, leadership, and accomplishments of the Honorable Carl Albert, native Oklahoman, University of Oklahoma alumnus, Rhodes Scholar, 46th Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives.  

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