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   Phi Beta Kappa Lecture: "Walt Whitman's Civil War"

   Date : Thursday, 11 April 2013       From : 7:00pm   To : 8:30pm
   Category : Lectures/Conferences/Symposia       Location : Hardie

   Event Description :

Dr. Randall Fuller (University of Tulsa) will discuss the Civil War's impact on American writers, focusing on Walt Whitman.

Fuller's book From Battlefields Rising won the 2011 Christian Gauss Award from the Phi Beta Kappa Society. His visit is co-sponsored by English, History, Music, Phi Beta Kappa, and the Spence L. Wilson Chair in Humanities.

Fuller's lecture follows an April 4 discussion about Civil War history and music by Professors Huebner and Skoog (7pm, Tuthill), and precedes the April 14 concert of Whitman's verse set to music (3:30pm, Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception).

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