Literature, Suicide and Community: A discussion with Joan Kane, Don Rearden, Eskimo Bob and Zebadiah Kraft, April 2
Last Updated ( March 21, 2012 )
Monday, April 2, 5-7 p.m.
UAA Campus Bookstore
Focusing on the theme of suicide in literature is one way to raise awareness of the emotional toll sorrow takes which many people live with. How a character’s suicide is portrayed and what we can learn from literature by talking openly about suicide will be central to the discussion.
- Poet Joan Kane, author of Cormorant Hunter’s Wife and professor with the Department of English
- Don Rearden, author of Raven’s Gift and professor with University Honor’s College and College of Preparatory and Developmental Studies
- Eskimo Bob (Bob Petersen), cyber radio host of “Eskimo Bob Lives”
- Zebadiah Kraft, an army veteran and UAA English major
Special guest Bob Petersen (with an ‘E’) was born and raised in Bethel. He studied business administration at Utah State University and now resides in Wasilla, working as the human resource manager for MARC. Bob is best known to Alaskans as the creator, producer, writer and host of the cyber radio show “Eskimo Bob Lives,” currently in its fifth season.
For more information, see the bookstore website or contact Rachel Epstein at (907) 786-4782 or firstname.lastname@example.org. There is free parking for this event in the South Lot, just across from the bookstore.