News Release Header Image

Lecture Explores Free Speech

April 8, 2015 – The Knowledge is Power lecture series at Collin College will discuss free speech and civil liberties in the modern age from 1-2 p.m. on Wednesday, April 22 at the Preston Ridge Campus Conference Center, 9700 Wade Boulevard in Frisco.

"Shouting 'Fire!' in a Crowded Theater: Censorship and Civil Liberties in the Age of Terror," will be presented by Dr. H. Jessica Hargis, professor of political science and Dr. Lauryn Angel, professor of English.

The Knowledge is Power lecture series pairs professors from different academic arenas into one discussion about a topic relevant in global current issues. The lecture is free and open to the public.

For more information, contact Dr. Sukanya Subramanian at 972.377.1583 or

Collin College serves nearly 52,000 credit and continuing education students annually and offers more than 100 degrees and certificates in a wide range of disciplines. The only public college in the county, Collin College is a partner to business, government and industry, providing customized training and work force development.