Sierra College Insights presents diverse topics ranging from medieval literature and black pulp fiction to climate change from distinguishes area professors.
Rather than staid lectures, Sierra College, Tahoe-Truckee offers interactive discussions and fascinating presentations.
“Tapping into professors passions allows us all to think more deeply and connect with others who share an interest in thoughtful dialogue,” shares Dr. Kim Bateman, Executive Dean of Sierra College, Tahoe-Truckee.
Sierra College is now accepting reservations for Sierra College Insights fall semester presentations. Space is limited to sixty so teens and adults are encouraged to make reservations for the 7 p.m. Friday evening presentations. There is no cost to attend and refreshments will be provided by Starbucks from 6:30 to 7 p.m. preceding each event.
Visit http://sierracollege.ticketleap.com to RSVP.
Sept. 12 “Pimping Fictions: The Untold Story of Black Pulp Publishing” with Dr. Justin Gifford
UNR English Professor Dr. Justin Gifford will speak on 1960s African-American crime literature and share highlights from research for his book “Pimping Fictions,” the first literary and cultural history of African American crime literature. Learn how the most popular African American fiction in history transformed black literature, hip-hop music and contemporary American culture.