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MH: On Reading Walt Whitman's Leaves of Grass (Adults) 6:30 pm

Event Type: Adult Programs
Date: 6/19/2019
Start Time: 6:30 PM
End Time: 8:00 PM
Description:
 In observance of the 200th anniversary of Walt Whitman's birth, join Muncie Public Library for a presentation and discussion on Whitman's Leaves of Grass. Dr. Ben Bascom will be presenting on Whitman's poetry as well as insight into the poet's biography and aesthetics. Dr. Bascom is an assistant professor of English at Ball State University where he teaches American literature and queer studies. He finished his PhD in 2017 at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and was a recipient of a National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship.

Copies of Leaves of Grass can be checked out at Maring-Hunt Library and Kennedy Library.

Library: Maring-Hunt Library    Hours and Locations
Location: MH - Meeting Room
Contact: Dr. Anthony Amstutz
Contact Number: 747-8204
Presenter: Dr. Ben Bascom