Bertena Varney is the assistant professor of sociology at Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College in Bowling Green, KY
She provides invigorating and interactive discussions on various topics in pop culture ranging from:
- Vampires including cultural, folklore and modern social views of vampires
- Harry Potter and the use of the books for social activism both in and out of the classroom
- Charmed, Buffy, Supernatural and other television shows to discuss feminism and even family
- Integrating Pop Culture into Your Curriculum of Study
- History and Cultural Impact of Comic Books and Superheroes- this can be looking at the individual or how to incorporate it into the classroom
- Holistic topics such as meditation, reiki, and journaling based on her newest journal on these topics
She has spoken at colleges, educational conferences, and fandom conventions on each of the above topics.
She has also been a guest speaker multiple conventions including
- Inner Light Festival, Lexington, KY
- Mama Ruby's Holistic Expo, Owensboro
- Festival or Healing Elizabethtown
- Bullitt County Author's Fair
- NISOD's International Conference in Teaching and Leadership Excellence in Austin, Texas
- Fandom Fest in Louisville, KY
- ScareFest in Lexington, KY
- Conjuration in Atlanta GA
- Sirens in Vail, CO
- The Witching Hour in Salem MA
- Changing Cultures Conference, Bluegrass Community and Technical College, Lexington, KY
- The Kentucky Association of Women in Community Colleges, Berea College, Berea, KY
- Fall Enhancement at Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College and many more
She also speaks and trains on the Use of Social Media to promote your class or your business using very simple techniques.
She is currently accepting bookings from libraries, colleges, conventions, conferences, or anyone else interested in having her speak.
Please email her here to book her now.
You may purchase her books shown below here.
You may also see her and get autographed books at SCAREFEST X on September 28- October 1