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Book discussion looks at Dust Bowl camp life
Small group discussions will follow. Participants will come together for a brief wrap-up at the end of each session. The sessions are held in Walker Center room 151 from 7 to 9 p.m. on alternating Tuesdays, running through Nov. 10. Those interested in participating are encouraged to pre-register and borrow the reading selections and theme brochure by calling Winn at (405) 208-5472, e-mailing him at firstname.lastname@example.org or coming to the Dulaney-Browne Library room 211. Information can also be found on the Web site of Center for Interpersonal Studies through Film & Literature at www.okcu.edu/film-lit/. Books, services and other materials for this series are provided by "Let's Talk About It, Oklahoma," a project of the Oklahoma Humanities Council with funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Funding for this series was provided by a grant from the Inasmuch Foundation. The final “Let’s Talk About It, Oklahoma” for Fall 2009 will be Karen Hesse’s “Out of the Dust” Nov. 10. Winner of the Newbury Medal, Hesse’s novel recounts the coming of age of her protagonist amidst the landscape of the Oklahoma Dust Bowl. Written in memorable free verse, Hesse paints an eloquent closing view of the series theme.
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