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Julia Spicher Kasdorf

Julia Spicher Kasdorf

Arts and Humanities
Professor
• English
Julia Kasdorf

Research Description

With photographer Steven Rubin, she is author of SHALE PLAY: POEMS AND PHOTOGRAPHS FROM THE FRACKING FIELDS (PSU Press, 2018), and she is currently working on HOME PLACE, a documentary poetry project about the resiliency of farmers who live within 30 miles of her house in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania.

Teaching Description

With Steven Rubin, I taught a special topics course on documentary poetry and photography (with a place-based focus). In Spring 2022, I plan to teach an English Honors seminar titled "Reading and Writing the Environment in Central Pennsylvania".

Arts and Humanities

Keywords:

Creative Writing
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Poetry
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Documentary