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Special Pre-Release Screening Event

The release of the movie version of The Kite Runner is being delayed until December 14 to allow time to mitigate safety issues for the child stars. (see for example recent articles in the New York Times). However, students at HSU or College of the Redwoods need not wait to see this wonderful screen adaptation. [...]

Published by admin on October 26th, 2007 1 Comment »

HSU Library Event – Unveiling the Book of the Year

A reception focused on The Kite Runner, the HSU/CR Book of the Year, will be held on Monday, October 15, 2007 from 5 to 6:30 PM in the HSU Library’s second floor Fishbowl Room (L209). HSU President Rollin Richmond will provide a brief reading from the text, and Prof. Susan Bennett’s classes will present and [...]

Published by admin on October 2nd, 2007 Comment now »

Local Conference To Offer Kite Runner Session

The Fall English Studies Conference Uniting Educators (FESCUE), which is co-sponsored by the HSU English Department, the Redwood Writing Project, and the Redwood Chapter of the California Teachers of English, is offering a series of special sessions. Susan Bennett, HSU English Department chair, Susan Bennett, will lead one focusing on the Kite Runner as well [...]

Published by admin on July 24th, 2007 Comment now »

Fall 2007 – Book Club Class

Take a Class to deepen your understanding of the Kite Runner: English 480: Book Club (1 unit). Move over, Oprah! HSU’s English Department is sponsoring a ‘Book Club’ open to the entire campus community; we will read HSU/CR Book of the Year selection, The Kite Runner, by Khaled Hosseini. Individual 2 hour, discussion groups will [...]

Published by admin on July 20th, 2007 Comment now »

Informal Reading Group Meeting

College of the Redwoods students and Community Members who are interested in participating in an informal reading group on the Kite Runner are invited to join HSU students, staff, and faculty on August 30 in Founders Hall Room 236 (Humboldt State University) beginning at 6 p.m. Small groups will be established at this initial meeting. [...]

Published by admin on July 20th, 2007 Comment now »