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Lecture and Workshop: Walt Whitman

David McAleavey, professor of English, GW's Columbian College of Arts and Sciences

This event will feature an introductory lecture about Walt Whitman, his unique style, and his legacy, by GW professor David McAleavey, followed by a poetry workshop. Attendees can either bring existing work or create something during the workshop. Participants are invited to share their work with others and receive critiques. Free; no reservations required.

This program is part of D.C.'s Walt Whitman 200 Festival celebrating the 200th anniversary of the poet's birth.