SCJC to Offer Lecture on Western Novel

Ashlea Redding with Sheridan College in Johnson County
Ashlea Redding with Sheridan College in Johnson County

Authors John Nesbitt and Robert Roripaugh will present a lecture on “The Western Novel: History, Lore and Practice,” Friday March 11 at Sheridan College in Johnson County, beginning at 7pm.

Ashlea Redding, Services Specialist with SCJC, tells us who the authors are and what they will be discussing.

According to Redding, Roripaugh and Nesbitt will compare and contrast popular and lesser-known fiction related to prevalent historical and contemporary themes of the American West, as well as share some of their own published writing. Redding explains further.

Friday's program is the second in a series of lecture events hosted by SCJC and the Johnson County Arts and Humanities Council with assistance from the Johnson County Recreation District.

For more information, contact Ashlea Redding at SCJC at 684-2001, or e-mail

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