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T.Wood’s Final Project – Cinepoem – “City of Ships”

I couldn’t find a way to upload this file to the website, so I uploaded it to youtube! direct youtube link (if you want to watch it “fullscreen”) Final note: All music chosen for this cinepoem was either of the time that “City of Ships” was written (1865) or by local musicians in either Philadelphia […] […]

Levis, Walt Whitman, Technology, and what makes the American Dream

I’ve begun to notice more and more people discussing the Levis campaign of advertisements, as well as the contest going along with it. Heavily based on Whitman the story follows a character who after reading Leaves Of Grass for the first time sets off into America to really know his own country and himself. In […] […]

Redesigning Looking for Whitman

As we all know by now, Whitman himself was intensely interested in typography and design, an interest that led him to design and redesign various editions of Leaves of Grass. As you’ve probably noticed, we’ve just completed a major first step in the redesign of our own web-based project. You should be seeing a new […] […]

Announcement: New Blog Feeds on Course Pages

After a discussion today with the other faculty members involved in “Looking for Whitman,” I added the feeds of two project blogs to all course pages: Announcements – project-wide announcements WhitTech – our tech-support blog Our hope is that adding these feeds to your course sites will increase the visibility of important posts that should […] […]

Welcome to Looking for Whitman!!

“Welcome Sign” by Flickr user davidking As Project Director of “Looking for Whitman,” it gives me great pleasure to welcome students from the University of Mary Washington, New York City College of Technology, Rutgers University-Camden, and University of Novi Sad to our project website! This is an exciting moment in higher education, when traditional methods […] […]

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I search with google Thomas Eakins’ portrait of Whitman Download Title […]

Whitman House Camden

Whitman lived for the last years of his life on Mickle Street in Camden. Image credit:  “Walt Whitman’s House” by bart Download “Dirge” […]