Archive for July, 2007

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 [...]

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Library Videos on Afghanistan

VIDEO TITLES ON AFGHANISTAN AVAILABLE AT HSU LIBRARY Sonali Kolhatkar at HSU, April 15, 2006 (VIDEO 5986) 2006 DVD 102min Lecture presented at Humboldt State University on April 15th, 2006 by Sonali Kolhatkar (RAWA), as part of Take Back the Night 2006. Hosted by the HSU Women’s Resource Center. Beyond the Frame: Alternative Perspectives on [...]

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Listen to Traditional Music

You can sample traditional Afghan music by listening to CDs in the HSU Library Collection. Look for Music from Kabul (collection of folk music) – CD-4891 Memories of Heart: instrumental music of Afghanistan – CD-3782 in the second floor Audio & VideoCollection.

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Related Reading – Afghanistan

To find some background information on the Afghan land and people, try Encyclopaedia Britannica Online’s introduction, Afghanistan. You might want to read a book about some aspect of the nation’s life and culture. Take look in HSU Library’s Catalog to find many interesting print and electronic titles, such as Afghanistan and Central Asia : a [...]

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Read the Book

To read the book, you can visit the HSU library, in person or electronically at http://library.humboldt.edu. HSU Library has a circulating print copy, call number PS3608.O832 K58 2005, and a copy on Reserve. In addition, the Library offers online access to Kite Runner for your online reading pleasure, 24/7! The HSU Bookstore has print copies [...]

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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 [...]

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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. [...]

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