Jim Ferris, poet, performance artist, and Disability Studies Scholar, will read from his new book, Slouching Towards Guantanamo
Tuesday, Nov. 1, 5:30 p.m., 1400 Centennial Hall
Jim Ferris is author of Facts of Life and The Hospital Poems, which Edward Hirsch named winner of the 2004 Main Street Rag Book Award. He holds a doctorate in performance studies, and has performed at the Kennedy Center and across the United States, Canada and Great Britain; his performance work includes the solo performance piece "Scars: A Love Story." He holds the Ability Center Endowed Chair in Disability Studies at the University of Toledo.