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6552-Malone University welcomes author Julia Spicher Kasdorf to campus March 20-21

6552-March 8, 2013

KasdorfThe Malone University Department of Language and Literature's Creative Writing Series will welcome poet and author Julia Spicher Kasdorf, Ph.D., on Wednesday, March 20, and Thursday, March 21, to the campus located at 2600 Cleveland Avenue N.W. in Canton. Both programs are free and open to the public.

Wednesday, March 20 – 10 a.m.- The Johnson Center for Worship and the Fine Arts – chapel service:

Dr. Kasdorf will serve as featured panelist addressing the issue of Faith and Expression. Additional panelists will represent literature, music, theatre, and the visual arts.

Thursday, March 21 – 7 p.m. – Everett L. Cattell Library. Dr. Kasdorf will discuss her latest book, Poetry in America, published by the University of Pittsburgh in 2011. Other works include Sleeping Preacher and The Body and the Book: Writing from a Mennonite Life, named Book of the Year by the Conference on Christianity and Literature. Dr. Kasdorf serves as professor of English and women's studies at Penn State University.

Malone University, a Christian university for the arts, sciences, and professions in the liberal arts tradition, affiliated with the Evangelical Friends Church, awards both undergraduate and graduate degrees in more than 100 academic programs. Malone has been recognized by the prestigious Templeton Foundation as a leader in character development, as one of Northeast Ohio’s Top Workplaces by the Cleveland Plain Dealer, and is ranked among the top colleges and universities in the Midwest under the category Regional Universities according to U.S. News & World Report's America's Best Colleges 2014

Contact:

Suzanne Thomas, APR
Director of University Relations
Malone University
2600 Cleveland Avenue N.W., Canton, OH, 44709
Phone: 330.471.8239
Cell: 330.324.2424


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