Walt Whitman's Civil War - Phi Beta Kappa lecture

April 11, 2013
Address: 200 N. Parkway Memphis, TN 38112 Email: newstoks@rhodes.edu Phone: (901) 843-3000
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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 teh 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 (7 pm Tuthill), and precedes the Aprl 14 concert of Whitman's verse set to music (3:30 pm, Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception). The event will be held at 7 to 8:30 p.m.