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Past Novel Idea Events
A Novel Idea... Read Together 2011

Kapitoil - Events
Times, dates, and locations are subject to change. Call (541) 312-1032 or visit www.deschuteslibrary.org/calendar for up-to-date information.

Kapitoil Book Discussion
Monday, April 4, 12:00 noon
Downtown Bend Public Library

Thursday, April 7, 12:00 noon
Sunriver Area Public Library


Novel Idea 2011 Kickoff
Saturday, April 9, 1:00 p.m.
Downtown Bend Public Library

Novel Idea 2011 kicks off with an overview of events, followed by a presentation on the work and life of artist Jackson Pollock, and a group splatter art project. Sample Middle Eastern food catered by Chef Ramsey of joolz Restaurant in Bend.


Express Yourself: The Trials and Tribulations of Learning Another Language
Saturday, April 9, 3:00 p.m.
Downtown Bend Public Library

Sunday, April 10, 2:00 p.m.
Sisters Public Library

What does it mean to “know” a language? How do we learn a new one? How is it that Karim can speak English with impeccable grammar, but still not “get” the language? Lynn Santelmann discusses what we know when we know a language and the joys and pitfalls of trying to learn a new one.

Lynn Santelmann is an Associate Professor of Applied Linguistics at Portland State University. She received her Ph.D. in Linguistics from Cornell University in 1995. She teaches courses in language acquisition and language structure, and researches how people learn the structure of their language—either as children or as adults learning a second language. She has lived and taught in Germany and Sweden, and knows first-hand the trials and tribulations of trying to express yourself in a new language.


Second Sunday: Jawad Khan
Sunday, April 10, 2:00 p.m.
Downtown Bend Public Library

Jawad Khan, of the Muslim Education Trust of Portland, discusses the poetic nature of the Quran and its influence on both eastern and western literature. Open mic follows.

Jawad Khan is a member of the Muslim Education Trust’s Board of Directors as well as the MET’s Outreach Committee. He teaches language arts and social studies classes at the Oregon Islamic Academy High School and takes an active role in counseling and advising OIA students in preparation for college.


Kapitoil Book Discussion
Monday, April 11, 1:00 p.m.
Bend Senior Center
1600 SE Reed Market Road

Monday, April 11, 6:30 p.m.
Sunriver Books & Music
Sunriver Village Building 25C

Thursday, April 14, 12:00 noon
Redmond Public Library


Middle Eastern Cooking Demonstration and Tasting
Wednesday, April 13, 6:00 p.m.
Downtown Bend Public Library

Saturday, April 16, 2:00 p.m.
Sisters Public Library

Wednesday, April 20, 6:00 p.m.
Sunriver Area Public Library

Saturday, April 23, 2:00 p.m.
Redmond Public Library

Monday, April 25, 12:00 noon
La Pine Public Library

Chef Ramsey from joolz Restaurant prepares and shares Middle Eastern dishes. Class sizes are limited and advanced registration is required. Register at www.deschuteslibrary.org or call Liz at (541) 312-1032.

Juli and Ramsey Hamden are the owners of joolz, one of Bend’s hippest downtown restaurants. joolz features an eclectic mix of traditional Middle Eastern cuisine featuring many locally grown ingredients. Chef Ramsey is a graduate of Western Culinary Institute-Le Cordon Blue where he went on to become lead instructor, as well as the school’s food and beverage manager for eleven years. Juli worked for ten years at Wieden & Kennedy Advertising in the television broadcast department and as creative research manager, where she scouted for up-and-coming talent at national and international film, music, and comedy festivals.


Art Envy: Jackson Pollock
Thursday, April 14, 1:00 p.m.
Sisters Public Library

Friday, April 15, 11:00 a.m.
La Pine Public Library

Local artist Paula Bullwinkel discusses the work and life of American artist Jackson Pollock, followed by a splatter painting workshop. Supplies provided, but class is limited to 20 participants. Register at www.deschuteslibrary.org or call Lisa at (541) 312-1034.

Paula Bullwinkel has a master’s degree in art education with a minor in painting. She has participated in numerous one-woman and group shows in New York City and the East Coast area. For 18 years, she was a professional fashion and portrait photographer for magazines in NYC and London. Paula believes art-making is best approached with a willingness to take risks, and a keen attitude towards the enjoyment of invention.


Many Borders to Cross: An Uneasy Nation of Immigrants
Thursday, April 14, 6:30 p.m.
Downtown Bend Public Library

University of Oregon professor of Political Science Daniel Tichenor and professor of Sociology Elaine M. Replogle provide historical perspective on the contentious debate and evolving policies governing immigrant admissions and rights in America and explore the U.S. immigrant experience with a focus on the challenges of social, cultural, and economic integration.

Daniel Tichenor, Ph.D. is an award-winning author of numerous works on American immigration policy, politics, and history. He has been a research fellow at Princeton’s Woodrow Wilson School, the Brookings Institution, Rutgers University, the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library, and Leipzig University. He has also been a commentator on immigration for National Public Radio and testified to Congress on the subject.

Elaine M. Replogle, Ph.D. teaches Sociology at the University of Oregon. Her research has focused on the children of South Asian immigrants in the United States, including Pakistani Muslims, Indian Hindus, and other groups. The mental health and identity issues confronted by immigrants is the focus of her work. Her training in religious studies at Harvard University compliment her sociological inquiry into the experience of immigrants in the U.S.


Islam 101: Putting Contemporary Muslim Beliefs and Practices into Context
Friday, April 15, 2:00 p.m.
Sunriver Area Public Library

Saturday, April 16, 11:00 a.m.
Redmond Public Library

Saturday, April 16, 2:00 p.m.
Downtown Bend Public Library

Rick Colby discusses basic beliefs and practices that are common to Muslims around the world, and how Islam plays a role in the novel Kapitoil, including the education of women, family bonds, and views on morality. Sponsored by AAUW–Bend & Redmond branches.

Professor Rick Colby specializes in Arabic manuscripts housed in Damascus, Istanbul, Cairo, and in other major repositories throughout the world. Colby’s recent research interests have turned to historical accounts of Muslim holidays and festivals in different cultural contexts. He obtained his Ph.D. from Duke University in 2002, and has been teaching for the Religious Studies Department at the University of Oregon since 2008.


Economic Morality and Kapitoil: What Would Adam Smith Think?
Sunday, April 17, 2:00 p.m.
Downtown Bend Public Library

Karim’s experience working for an American financial firm presents him with opportunities to explore a foreign culture, but also confronts him with moral challenges. What can we make of these challenges through the eyes of an economist? Timothy A. Duy explores the economic morality in Kapitoil using the works of Adam Smith, the founder of modern economics.

Timothy A. Duy, is an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Oregon and the Director of the Oregon Economic Forum. He received his B.A. in Economics in 1991 from the University of Puget Sound, and his M.S. and Ph.D. in Economics in 1998 from the University of Oregon. Following graduate school, Tim worked in Washington, D.C. for the United States Department of Treasury as an economist in the International Affairs division, and later with the G7 Group—a political and economic consultancy for clients in the financial industry. He is the author of the University of Oregon Index of Economic Indicators, the Central Oregon Business Index, the Lane County Business Index, and the Portland Metro Business Index. Tim has published in the Journal of Economics and Business and is a member of the Oregon Governor’s Council of Economic Advisors.


Kapitoil Book Discussion
Thursday, April 21, 12:00 noon
La Pine Public Library


Home and Belonging: An Im(migrants) Journey
Thursday, April 21, 6:30 p.m.
Redmond Public Library

Friday, April 22, 12:00 noon
Downtown Bend Public Library

When one im(migrates) to a different country the question of self, language, and homeland are no longer easily defined. Reshmi Dutt-Ballerstadt, Associate Professor from Linfield College, discusses the questions of identity and belonging and how migration effects immigrants relationship to his/her past nation and home.

Reshmi Dutt-Ballerstadt earned her Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota and her B.A. from the College of St. Catherine in St. Paul, MN. She is an Associate Professor in the Department of English and Creative Writing at Linfield College and is the author of The Postcolonial Citizen: The Intellectual Migrant.


Kapitoil Inspired Quilt Show Reception
Thursday, April 21, 5:00 p.m.
QuiltWorks
926 NE Greenwood Ave. Suite B, Bend
More information: (541) 725-0527, marilyn@quiltworks.com

During April, QuiltWorks Quilt Gallery is exhibiting 20 to 25 quilts, each inspired by the novel Kapitoil. Each quilt, uniquely different in color, style, setting, and shape celebrates Kapitoil and the quilters who have embraced their love of reading and quilting.


Kapitoil Book Discussion
Wednesday, April 27, 6:30 p.m.
Sisters Public Library


Living and Writing in New York: A Discussion with Teddy Wayne (Sold Out)
Thursday, April 28, 4:30 p.m.
Central Oregon Community College, Bend
Hitchcock Auditorium

This event is sold out. There is another free opportunity to hear Mr. Wayne present at the Redmond Public Library on Saturday, April 30 at 1:00 p.m. – no tickets required.

Free tickets are available from the COCC box office. Between April 1 and April 15, tickets for COCC Campus ID holders only. Beginning April 18, tickets are available to the general public.

Teddy Wayne offers an inside look at living and writing in New York and discusses the challenges of launching a career in today’s multi-faceted world of publishing. It’s a unique opportunity to chat with this successful young author. Co-presented by the Nancy R. Chandler Visiting Scholar Program of the COCC Foundation.

Author Teddy Wayne at Tower Theatre (Sold Out)
Friday, April 29, 7:00 p.m.
Doors open 6:30 p.m.
Tower Theatre

This event is sold out. There is another free opportunity to hear Mr. Wayne present at the Redmond Public Library on Saturday, April 30 at 1:00 p.m. – no tickets required.

The presentation is free, but tickets are required. Tickets are available online at www.towertheatre.org, by phone at (541) 317-0700 or from the Tower Theatre box office during regular business hours beginning Saturday, April 9 at 10:00 a.m.


Author Teddy Wayne at Redmond Public Library
Saturday, April 30, 1:00 p.m.
Redmond Public Library
Free and open to the public. No tickets required.

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