Plan to arrive early for the continuation of this very popular FREE lecture series sponsored by the SMC Associates (www.smc.edu/associates) and the English Department. Call (310) 434-4303 for details and more information.
Seating is strictly on a first-arrival basis.
Dr. Benjamin Bowser:
It Is Bigger Than Ferguson
Sociologist and CSU East Bay Professor Emeritus Dr. Benjamin Bowser will provide a historical context to the nationwide outrage about the racial profiling of African American men. Join us for this extremely important discussion, as each one of us plays a role in how this country defines race relations. Sponsored by the SMC Associates (www.smc.edu/associates)
, SMC English Department, and SMC’s Black Collegians Program.Seating is strictly on a first-arrival basis. Part of the SMC Global Connections Series and the SMC Literary Series.
Thu, February 26 | 11:15am | Free | Art 214
The Taste of Second Chances:
Natalie Baszile Reads from Queen Sugar
Natalie Baszile—a member of the San Francisco Writers’
Grotto, former Holden Minority Scholar in Warren Wilson College’s MFA Program
for Writers, and author of nonfiction pieces for numerous publications—will
read excerpts from her debut novel published by Penguin/Random House.
March 3 | 11:15am
| Free | HSS 165
March 3 | 6:30pm
| Free | HSS 104
Knights, Templars, and the Grail Myth:
Jeri Westerson Reads from Cup of Blood
Los Angeles native Jeri Westerson—president of the Southern
California chapter of Mystery Writers of America and former VP for Sisters in
Crime Los Angeles—reads from her latest ‘medieval noir’ novel featuring Crispin
Guest, a disgraced knight turned detective on the mean streets of 14th-century
Tue, March 24 | 6:30pm | Free | HSS
Kem Nunn Reads from His Work
Award-winning author of six novels Kem Nunn—a longtime
surfer also known for film and TV screenplays that include Deadwood and Sons of Anarchy, as well as articles
and reviews in Surfer magazine, Los Angeles Times, and GQ—reads selections from
Thu, April 23 | 11:15am | Free | HSS