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Noted Poet Julia Kasdorf to Speak

Posted on February 17th, 2004

Julia Kasdorf The language and literature department at Eastern Mennonite University will hold another “Writers Read” program 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Mar. 11, in Martin Chapel of the seminary building at EMU.

Julia Kasdorf, an associate professor of English at Penn State University and a nationally-known poet, will speak on “J. W. Yoder: Singer, Scribe and Prophet.”

Kasdorf will give an illustrated talk on the life and writings of Amish musician and writer Joseph W. Yoder, author of “Rosanna of the Amish.” Her presentation will offer a window into the Amish community and insight into one man

Story by Jim Bishop
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