DVC's Meet the Author Series is proud to presentUnflattening

Unflattening: A New Vision of Educational Transformation

Tuesday, March 28, 2-3 p.m., Diablo Room
This event is FREE and open to all members of the DVC community!

Nick Sousanis, author of Unflattening, will visit DVC to discuss his award-winning graphic dissertation, and inspire the entire DVC community to think three-dimensionally about education as a practice and institution. 

Nick Sousanis and Unflattening

Nick Nick Sousanis is a professor of humanities and liberal studies at San Francisco State University. He received his doctorate in education at Teachers College, Columbia University in 2014, where he wrote and drew his dissertation entirely in graphic form. Titled Unflattening, it argues for the importance of visual thinking in teaching and learning, and it is now a book from Harvard University Press. Unflattening received the 2016 American Publishers Awards for Professional and Scholarly Excellence (PROSE Award) in Humanities, the Lynd Ward Prize for best Graphic Novel of 2015, and was nominated for an Eisner Award for Best Scholarly/Academic work. Learn more about Unflattening and Nick Sousanis.


For more information, contact Adam Bessie at abessie@dvc.edu.

Excerpts from Unflattening

Forbes includes Unflattening on its list of 10 Best Graphic Novels of 2015, calling it “Beautifully drawn and brilliantly conceived, Unflattening is an instant classic.”

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