Michelle Collins-Sibley to Present Faculty Lecture

October 16, 2013

ALLIANCE, Ohio — Dr. Michelle Collins-Sibley, professor of English, chair of the Department of Interdisciplinary and Liberal Studies, director of the Integrative Core and director of Africana Studies at the University of Mount Union, will present the Faculty Lecture at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, October 23 in Tolerton and Hood Hall, Room 100. The title of her lecture is Still Ruined by Reading: Paper, Pixels and Ink in a Digital Age.

Collins-Sibley earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in comparative literature from Stanford University, a Master of Arts degree in translation and interpretation from Monterey Institute of International Studies and a Doctor of Philosophy degree in comparative literature from State University of New York at Binghamton. She has worked with other professors at Mount Union to revive her personal interest in peace studies to propose a Peacebuilding and Social Justice Program. Collins-Sibley has created a course called Building Peace which has been added to the Integrative Core curriculum.

Collins-Sibley received the Ohio Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Commission’s Governor’s Humanitarian Award.

Each year, a member of the University of Mount Union faculty is selected to give a special lecture relating to interesting or important developments in his or her own field or exploring matters of general concern to the faculty.

The lecture is free and open to the public. For more information, contact the Office of Marketing at (330) 823-6063.

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