Let's Talk About It Oklahoma Book Discussion Program Comes to NSU-Broken Arrow

Northeastern State University announced Monday that is will host Much Depends on Dinner, a Let’s Talk About It, Oklahoma book discussion program. An Oklahoma Humanities Council grant made the event possible.

The book discussion will take place Tuesday, Aug. 26 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Northeastern State University-Broken Arrow Annex. The program will begin with a presentation by humanities scholar Dr. Andrew Vassar who will relate the book to the theme and will also talk about the author’s life, the historical context of the work, the literary significance of the work, and its contemporary relevance. A book discussion will follow. This event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be available.

This month’s book is The Last Chinese Chef by Nicole Mones. Copies will be available to borrow at the NSU Broken Arrow library.

Let's Talk About It, Oklahoma will provide books, services, and other materials for this series. This is a project of the Oklahoma Humanities Council with funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities. The Inasmuch Foundation and Kirkpatrick Family Fund Funding provided grants for this series. Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in these programs do not necessarily represent those of OHC or NEH.

“This book discussion program serves as an excellent avenue to foster community dialogue and connect people with our finest Oklahoma scholars,” said Dr. Pamela Louderback, Library Director at Northeastern State University-Broken Arrow.

The Oklahoma Humanities Council is an independent, nonprofit organization whose mission is to promote meaningful public engagement with the humanities—disciplines such as history, literature, film studies, art criticism, and philosophy. As the state partner for the National Endowment for the Humanities, OHC provides teacher institutes, Smithsonian exhibits, reading groups, and other cultural opportunities for Oklahomans of all ages. With a focus on community building, OHC engages people in their own communities, stimulating discussion and helping them explore the wider world of human experience.

For additional information on the event, contact Dr. Pamela Louderback at 918-449-6452 or at louderba@nsuok.edu.

Published: 8/18/2014 4:27:55 PM

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