Walt Whitman, Racism, and American Literature: Matt Miller and Lavelle Porter

August 13 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Lavelle Porter and Matt Miller will discuss issues related to Walt Whitman, race, and Porter's recent and highly influential article, "Should Walt Whitman Be #Cancelled?" They will discuss how black America has talked back to Whitman and how recent conversations about Whitman and his racist statements have affected the poet's reception and legacy. What do … Continue reading Walt Whitman, Racism, and American Literature: Matt Miller and Lavelle Porter