Otto-Friedrich University Bamberg
July 20 – July 26
Download the Whitman Week 2014 Program here.
Download the translation passages for 2014 here.
See photos of Whitman Week 2014 here.
The international instructors for 2014 were:
Betsy Erkkila: Professor of American literary and cultural studies at Northwestern University; author of Walt Whitman Among the French: Poet and Myth (1980) and Whitman the Political Poet (1996); co-editor, with Jay Grossmann, of Breaking Bounds: Whitman and American Cultural Studies (1996); editor of Walt Whitman’s Songs of Male Intimacy and Love (2011).
Ed Folsom: Professor of American Literature at the University of Iowa; co-director of the online Whitman Archive; editor of the Walt Whitman Quarterly Review; author, co-author and editor of over 20 Whitman-related books, including, most recently, Walt Whitman’s Democratic Vistas: A Facsimile of the Original Edition (2010), Re-Scripting Walt Whitman (2007) co-authored with Kenneth M. Price, Whitman Making Books / Books Making Whitman (2005), and Whitman East and West: New Contexts for Reading Walt Whitman(2002).
Walter Grünzweig: Professor American Literature and Culture at the University of Dortmund, Germany; author of Constructing the German Walt Whitman (1995) and Walt Whitmann: Die deutschsprachige Rezeption als interkulturelles Phänomen (1991); contributor to, amongst others, Breaking Bounds: Whitman and American Cultural Studies (1996), Whitman East & West: New Contexts for Reading Walt Whitman (2002), and A Companion to Walt Whitman (2009).
Peter J. L. Riley: Early career fellow in American Literature at the University of Oxford, UK; author of “Leaves of Grass and Real Estate,” published in the Walt Whitman Quarterly Review; co-founder and committee member of the British Association of Nineteenth-Century Americanists; currently working on the book project Moonlighting Modernity: American Poets at Work.