October 11, 2011
The University of Arizona’s Disability Studies Collaborative and The Poetry Center invite you to attend a reading by Disability Studies scholar and Poet Dr. Jim Ferris.
When: Tuesday, October 11th 2011, 7:00 PM
Where: UA Poetry Center
1508 East Helen Street (At Vine Avenue)
Jim Ferris is author of Facts of Life and The Hospital Poems, winner of the Main Street Rag Book Award in 2004. Ferris holds a doctorate in performance studies, has performed at the Kennedy Center and across the United States, Canada and Great Britain. Past president of the Society for Disability Studies, he has received fellowship awards in poetry as well as creative nonfiction. His writing has appeared in publications, ranging from the Georgia Review to Text & Performance Quarterly, from the Michigan Quarterly Review to Disability Studies Quarterly to weekly newspapers. Ferris holds the Ability Center Endowed Chair in Disability Studies at the University of Toledo.
For further information or to request accommodation such as sign language interpreting:
Dr. Alan Strauss