PHOTO: Zachary Turpin, a University of Houston graduate student, poses for a portrait at his home, Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017, in Houston. Turpin recently discovered a previously unknown novella by the poet Walt Whitman. Jon Shapley/Houston Chronicle via AP
WWBA announces its 2017 Program Series, Salut au Monde. This title is taken from one of Whitman’s poems and we aim to bring the world to the Whitman stage with this Series. Re-Discovering Walt: The Story Behind the Research with Zachary Turpin is the second in this Series featured on Saturday, July 8, 2017 at 7:30 – 9pm
Turpin is “one of the most talented of a whole new generation of scholars,” Folsom said — scholars who will create “a golden age of discovery” as they dig through digital databases and uncover material that hasn’t been seen for decades, even centuries.
- How might one find it?
- Using Archival Research and Digitization