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Sue Michaels Manager, Marketing and Public Relations

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  • 5000 Rocklin Rd.
    Rocklin, CA 95677
Sue Michaels has been a Marketing and Public Relations specialist for over 30 years. Prior to joining Sierra in 2001 as the Manager of the...

They Want Their Country Back, Racial Nostalgia and White Anxiety in an Era of Change

Sierra College is proud to present world renowned educator, author and speaker, Tim Wise at the Rocklin Campus Dietrich Theater on Thursday, January 19, from 7-9pm. This is a free event. Seating is first come, first served.

Tim Wise is among the most prominent anti-racist educators of our time. He was named one of “25 Visionaries Who are Changing Your World” by Utne Reader in 2010. He has lectured throughout the United States and internationally on issues of comparative racism, race and education, racism and religion, and racism in the labor market. He has authored six books and will be bringing some of his books to the event if you would like to purchase and/or get them signed. He has also contributed essays to 25 books, and received the 2001 British Diversity Award for best feature essay on race issues. Wise has also appeared on hundreds of radio and television programs, is a regular contributor to discussion about race on CNN, and was featured in a segment on ABC’s 20/20 in 2007. The topic of his lecture on the evening of January 19 will be “They ‘Want Their Country Back:’ Racial Nostalgia and White Anxiety in an Era of Change.” For more information about Tim Wise, please visit 

“We are truly fortunate that Tim Wise will be speaking at Sierra College.” said Sociology Professor, Jennifer Kattman. “This is a unique opportunity for our staff, students, and community to see a world-famous speaker and hear an intriguing point of view.”

The Sierra College Rocklin Campus is located at 5000 Rocklin Road, Rocklin, CA. There is a $2 parking fee. Parking permits are available at machines located in the campus parking lot. For more information, call: (916) 660-7272.

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