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Sierra College Insights offers an opportunity for intellectual dialogue across a range of scholarly subjects and issues. Each month a different professor will present a fascinating look at his or her research-based discipline using a variety of teaching methods including lecture, discussion, character enactment, slides, music, and other state of the art technology. The emphasis will be on interaction and engagement. The event is free and open to the community!

Join us on January 20, 2017 from 6:30-8:15 for the next Sierra College Insights program with Dr. Justin Gifford.

Reserve tickets here: https://sierracollege.ticketleap.com/

Cleaver: A Life of Insurrection

Back by popular demand, Dr. Gifford, who specializes in American and African American literature and culture, crime fiction, critical theory, popular culture, and cultural studies will be coming to Sierra College to discuss his most recent publications. Learn more about Dr. Gifford and his works.

What people are saying about the Sierra College Insights series…

“The presentation by Dr. Bateman was a delightful experience. The entire audience was involved, responsive, and very entertained. In our world today of recession, health care worries, wars and personal losses, her lecture was the perfect antidote and a wonderful way to spend a few hours. My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed the presentation. Dr. Bateman is undoubtedly a fantastic asset to the college.”

“Last night was outstanding. Seldom do I have such a complete about face upon hearing a lecture. Thank you for planning and executing such an interesting and informative presentation. I certainly appreciate your scheduling Nigel Allan as a speaker. Your lecture series is a wonderful enrichment for our community.”

Faculty

The faculty for Sierra College Insights are professors, professors emeritus, and highly experienced professionals whose subject expertise is academic in nature. Preference in faculty selection will be for those who live or have considerable experience in the Truckee/North Tahoe region. All faculty volunteer their time and expertise and are greatly appreciated. If you would like to be considered for a Sierra College Insights presentation, please contact: DeansLectureSeries@sierracollege.edu.

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Kimberly Bateman Dean Tahoe Truckee

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