Japanese death poems draw crowd to quad

[Video] Jeff Skoblow, professor of English language and literature, and Eric Ruckh, associate professor of historical studies, read 111 poems from a collection of Japanese death poems on Wednesday, March 21, 2012 to commemorate the lives lost in the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Tohoku, Japan. The reading took place in the Stratton Quadrangle on the SIUE campus.

Eric Ruckh, left, and Jeffrey Skoblow read from a collection of Japanese death poems to commemorate the lives lost in the March 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami.

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