Julia Kasdorf and Steven Rubin to read as part of the Mary E. Rolling Reading Series
Julia Spicher Kasdorf and Steven Rubin will present Shale Play: Poems and Photographs from the Fracking Fields, a collaborative documentary project. Kasdorf is author of three books in the Pitt Poetry Series, most recently Poetry in America. Her poems were awarded a 2009 NEA fellowship and a Pushcart Prize and appear in numerous anthologies. She is a Professor of English and Women’s Studies at Penn State, where she teaches creative writing. Rubin is a documentary photographer whose work addresses rural poverty, refugee migration, immigrant detention, and the social and environmental impacts of energy development. He has been a Fulbright-Nehru Scholar in India, a Nieman Fellow at Harvard, an Alicia Patterson Journalism Fellow, and an Open Society Institute Media Fellow. He is an Associate Professor of Art at Penn State, where he teaches photography.
Thursday, January 24 at 7:30pm to 9:00pm
102 Paterno Library, Foster Auditorium