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Every Atom: Walt Whitman’s "Song of Myself" takes a collective approach to a close reading of America’s democratic verse epic, first published without a title in the 1855 edition of Leaves of Grass, and later titled "Song of Myself" in the 1881 edition.

Whitman's Civil War: Writing and Imaging Loss, Death, and Disaster embarks upon a journey through Walt Whitman's writings on the American Civil War. Through Whitman's lens, we explored how writing and image can be used to examine war, conflict, trauma, and reconciliation - in Whitman's time and today. This Massive Open Online Course launched on July 18, 2016. For more information, visit the course registration page.