“Tahoe beneath the Surface” and “In Search of Powder” at Tahoe Community College

Wednesday Jan 25 2012   8:00 PM
Lake Tahoe Community College Library  1 College Dr., South Lake Tahoe, CA  map

Scott Lankford will present a brief 20-minute slide/lecture overview of Tahoe beneath the Surface. Local author Jeremy Evans will also present In Search of Powder: America’s Disappearing Ski Bum. A brief question and answer period will follow.

For further information contact Professor Suzanne Roberts in the English Dept at LTCC.

Scott LankfordRaised in Colorado, Scott Lankford got lost en route to Stanford University and spent much of the next ten years as a maintenance man, musician, and mountaineering guide at Lake Tahoe. After joining the 1985 American Everest West Ridge Expedition, he completed a Ph.D. in modern thought and literature with a dissertation on John Muir. Currently a professor of English at Foothill College, in California’s Silicon Valley, he has also served as Foothill’s dean of Language Arts and codirector of the Foothill College Center for a Sustainable Future.

Photo by Kevin Wayland