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Reading Culture: Fall 2016- Bosnia and Herzegovina

The Unquiet Dead

About Ausma Zehanat Khan

Author Photo Ausma Zehanat Khan

AUSMA ZEHANAT KHAN holds a Ph.D. in International Human Rights Law with a specialization in military intervention and war crimes in the Balkans. She is a former adjunct law professor and was Editor-in-Chief of Muslim Girl magazine, the first magazine targeted to young Muslim women. A British-born Canadian, Khan now lives in Colorado with her husband. The Unquiet Dead is her first novel.

Bio from publisher. Author Photo from http://www.ausmazehanatkhan.com

Bosnia and Herzegovina Fact Sheet

About Bosnia and Herzegovina

Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina

The World Factbook 2016-17. Washington, DC: Central Intelligence Agency, 2016 .

https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/index.html

In contextMap of Bosnia and Herzegovina

The World Factbook 2016-17. Washington, DC: Central Intelligence Agency, 2016 .

https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/index.html

Bosnia and Herzegovina  

Sources: CIA World Factbook; World Bank

•               Full name: Republic of Haiti

•               Date of independence:  Mar 3, 1992              

•               Population (2015): 3,867,055 (est.)

•               Location: Southeastern Europe, bordering the Adriatic Sea and Croatia

•               Environment: Mountains and valleys, hot summers and cold winters; areas of high elevation have short, cool summers and long, severe winters; mild, rainy winters along coast

•               Capital: Sarajevo

•               Area: 19,767 sq miles (51,197 sq km)

•               Elevation: 0 m- 2,386 m

•               Major languages: Bosnian (official), Croatian (official), Serbian (official)

•               Major religions: Muslim 40%, Orthodox 31%, Roman Catholic 15%, other 14%

•               Major ethnic groups: Bosniak 50.1%, Serb 30.8%, Croat 15.4%, other 2.7%

•               Life expectancy: 62.07 years (men), 64.95 years (women)

•               Median age (2015 est.): total: 41.2 years; 39.8 years (men), 42.6 years (women)

•               Literacy*: 98.5%

•               Urban population (2015): 39.8%

•               Monetary unit:  konvertibilna marka (BAM)

•               Main exports: metals, clothing, wood products

•               GNI per capita**: US $4,680

•               Internet Domain: .ba

•               International dialing code: + 387

 * Percentage age 15 and over who can read and write

** World Bank, 2014

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Terminus, a poem by Nicholas Christopher (graphic)

Fall 2016 Posters and Videos

Sept. 8th 12:30pm @ Spring Branch Presentation by Bryant Evans, Introduction to the country, region

October 13th 12:30pm @ Katy Campus Cyber Lounge Historical/Cultural presentation, Prof Kent McGaughy

Oct 13 Reading Culture Flyer

November Events

November 2nd –book discussion at Central with Prof. Hope Newton, 10am Room 342 San Jac Building

November 3rd Facilitated book discussions at multiple campuses.

  1. Spring Branch… with Prof. Cecilia Bonnor November 3rd at 12:30pm Eagle Room
  2. Alief Hayes … with Prof.  Laura Ayers November 3rd 12:30pm at The Library Collaborative Discover room or the library classroom if more space needed.
  3. Codwell Campus (Northeast) November 3rd 2:30pm in Room 202

November 4th –book discussion at Codwell Campus with Prof. Melinda Payne, 2:30pm Room 202

Author Visit November 9, 2016 12:30pm Spring Branch Campus- The Commons

Author visit flyer

Link- http://edutube.hccs.edu/media/Dr.+Ausma+KhanA+The+Unquiet+Dead/0_fdcs19uh

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Fall 2016 Schedule

Sept. 8th 12:30pm @ Spring Branch Presentation by Bryant Evans, Introduction to the country, region

Link to Presentation on HCC Edu tube. Click here

October 13th 12:30pm @ Katy Campus Cyber Lounge Historical/Cultural presentation, Prof Kent McGaughy   Link to presentation, click here

 

October 27th 12:30pm  Documentary on Bosnia Herzegovina.  Stafford Scarcella W102

Questions: nicole.zaza@hccs.edu

November 2nd –book discussion at Central with Prof. Hope Newton, 10am Room 342 San Jac Building

November 3rd Facilitated book discussions at multiple campuses.

  1. Spring Branch… with Prof. Cecelia Bonner November 3rd at 12:30pm Eagle Room
  2. Alief Hayes … with Prof.  Laura Ayers November 3rd 12:30pm at The Library Collaborative Discover room or the library classroom if more space needed.
  3. Codwell Campus Room 202  2:30pm with Prof. Melinda Payne

November 4th - with Prof. Melinda Payne, 2:30pm Room 202

November 9th 12:30pm @ Spring Branch Author visit in conjunction with The Reel

November 11th Essays due

November 14th Finalists selected and notified

November 21st Presentations

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