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International Whitman Week: May 27-June 1, 2019

The Transatlantic Walt Whitman Association



International Whitman Week is a week-long seminar and one-day symposium for
students and scholars of Walt Whitman. It is free for participants and will
be hosted in 2019 by New York University to coincide with the 200th anniversary
ofWhitman’s birth.



Whitman Week will include special guest lectures by Betsy Erkkila, Ed
Folsom, Jerome Loving, and David Reynolds, walking tours of Whitman's New
York by Karen Karbiener and Greg Trupiano, tours of the major exhibition
"Poet of the Body: New York's Walt Whitman" (Grolier Club), a performance
of Whitman settings by the renowned Dessoff Choirs, and a birthday party for
Whitman featuring free wine (courtesy of Paumanok Vineyards) and birthday
cake (thanks to the Whitman Birthplace).  For the first time, IWW will take
place in several different locations throughout Whitman's New York: Long
Island, Brooklyn, and Manhattan.  Please take a moment to view the schedule
and application:



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Graduate and advanced undergraduate students are encouraged to apply for
the seminar; independent scholars, collectors, and Whitman enthusiasts are
also welcome to apply.  *The deadline for seminar applications is February
15, 2019.*