Lecture: A Thousand Splendid Suns
Wednesday, October 26, 2011 6:00 PM
Hodson Auditorium, Rosenstock Hall
Hosseini, author of “A Thousand Splendid Suns,” will give a lecture and book signing of this highly acclaimed bestselling novel.
novel recounts the experiences and emotions of two Afghani women whose lives
become entangled with the history of recent wars in their country. Despite the
bleak outlook of their lives and the devastating effects of war, gender
conflicts and poverty on their country, the girls’ story offers the promise of
hope and happiness.
visit and lecture is part of The Hanson Lecture Series, established by the late
Barbara Esmer Hanson, an alumna of Hood College’s class of 1945, and her
husband, the late Robert D. Hanson, a 1939 graduate of Gettysburg College,
through The Foundation for Enhancing Communities. Hood and Gettysburg colleges
are beneficiaries of the fund, which provides for speakers of national and
international prominence to visit the campuses.
is a ticketed event and seating is limited to the Hood College community.
information about tickets will be available on the website three weeks before