Seminole State College Speaker Series 2020-21

Each year, the Seminole State Speaker Series welcomes speakers representing diverse views and interests.  

All events are free and open to the public. To request accessibility accommodations, please email Disability Support Services

The views expressed by these speakers are their own and do not necessarily represent the views of Seminole State College of Florida, its Board of Trustees, employees, students, alumni or partners.

The Innocence Project of Florida: A Virtual Discussion with Exonerees James Bain & Nathan Myers 

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James Bain and Nathan Myers
  • When:  October 15, 2020 at 7 p.m. (Stream opens at 6:45 p.m.)
  • Where:  Join the Zoom webinar panel discussion at sem.st/panel-talk
  • Topic: Exonerees James Bain & Nathan Myers

The Innocence Project of Florida is a non-profit organization that works to find and free innocent people who have been wrongfully imprisoned in Florida and help them adapt to their new lives outside of prison. Representatives from the organization will discuss their mission of helping innocent prisoners obtain their freedom and rebuild their lives.  They will be joined by exonerees James Bain and Nathan Myers who will share their history and the impact of their wrongful convictions.

The presentation will include a Q&A session.  

Dr. Regina N. Bradley, Assistant Professor of English and African Diaspora Studies at Kennesaw State University   

Logo for the Zora Festival 2021 - A hybrid special event with both in person and virtual presentations
  • When: January 27, 2021, at 7 p.m.
  • Where: Zoom webinar 
  • Topic: Issues of race, place, and identity in the post–Civil Rights American South

In partnership with the 32nd Annual Zora Neale Hurston™ Festival of the Arts and Humanities (ZORA!™ Festival), the Seminole State Speaker Series presents Dr. Regina N. Bradley, author of Boondock Kollage: Stories from the Hip Hop South.                                           

Dr. Regina N. Bradley
Photo of the cover of the book Boondock Kollage

Using historical, spectral, and hip hop infused fiction, Dr Bradley will discuss the issues of race, place, and identity in the post–Civil Rights American South to question the intersections of regionalism and black culture in current American society.

The presentation will include a Q&A session.

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Seminole State's Speaker Series is co-sponsored by Addition Financial. For more information, please call 407.708.2776. To view a list of previous speakers at Seminole State, visit seminolestate.edu/community/speakers

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