KC hosts presentation by Randall Norris

Published: Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013 5:30 a.m.CDT

Kishwaukee College will host a free presentation by area author and speaker Randall Norris on “Silver City: From Box Cars to Split Levels – A Hispanic Dream Realized in Rock Falls, Sterling, and Dixon.”

Norris will give his presentation at 11 a.m. Monday in Room A1247 at Kishwaukee College and again at 6 p.m. Oct. 15 in Room A1225 at the college. Both presentations are part of the Kishwaukee College celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month and are free and open to the public.

Norris has a PhD in American Culture Studies from Bowling Green State University, an MFA in creative writing from Bowling Green and a BS in secondary education from Tennessee Technological University. He is a professor of English and Cultural Studies at Sauk Valley Community College.

He has been named to the Fullbright Senior Specialists Program Roster, Illinois Humanities Council “Roads” Scholar, Kentucky Humanities Council Project Director of the Year, and a Distinguished Chair, Finalist, in Helsinki, Finland.

For more information on the presentations, contact Rebecca Hodson, Kishwaukee College Library Public Support Services, at 815-825-2086, ext. 5100, or at rebecca.hodson@kishwaukeecollege.edu or visit www.kishwaukeecollege.edu.

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