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


About Collin College

Collin College is a community college located in North Texas’ Collin County, the only public college in the county. One of the fastest-growing community colleges or universities in Texas, the college serves nearly 53,000 credit and continuing education students annually and offers more than 100 degrees and certificates. With seven campuses throughout the college district, Collin College is a partner to business, government and industry, providing customized training and workforce development. Collin College has locations in Plano (Spring Creek Campus), McKinney (Central Park Campus) and Frisco (Preston Ridge Campus). In addition, there are satellite centers in Plano, Allen and Rockwall. For more information, visit