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For Whitman's 200th birthday, Explore the Every Atom: Walt Whitman's "Song of Myself" MOOC-Pack

On this, the 200th birthday of Walt Whitman, explore our free Every Atom: Walt Whitman's "Song of Myself" MOOC-Pack presented by the International Writing Program.

This free MOOC-Pack provides the core content from our past MOOC Every Atom: Walt Whitman's "Song of Myself." 

You can use this MOOC-Pack on your own, or you can use it to lead a writing class or a study group. Class topics cover a wide scope of Whitman scholarship, including Democracy, Sexuality and the Body, Main Characters and more!

Centered on a series of video conversations between Professors Christopher Merrill and Ed Folsom, this MOOC-Pack provides a compelling, in-depth study of Walt Whitman's poem "Song of Myself." This MOOC-Pack has eleven classes and a farewell class. You can start in order through classes 1-11 and then on to the farewell class.

Access is free! Explore the Every Atom: Walt Whitman's "Song of Myself" MOOC-Pack here!