Friday, May 24 – Songs of Ourselves

UCLA Writing Programs proudly presents

Songs of Ourselves: Whitmanic Explorations of Self and Community, a unique addition Undergraduate Research Week

Friday, May 24, 10am-12pm, UCLA Powell Library Rotunda

2019 marks UCLA’s centennial and the bicentennial of Walt Whitman, America’s first poet of democracy. Celebrating the radical optimism that links Whitman to UCLA, students from Writing Programs courses will present original scholarship at Undergraduate Research Week on issues related to the expression of self and community. Presentations by undergraduates from diverse majors will range from research-based critical inquiries to original poetry and artist statements.

Free and open to the public. Refreshments served. RSVPs encouraged. RSVP here!

Invited Presenters

Zain Kashif, Junior, Biology

Coleen Leslie, Junior, Neuroscience

Nicole B. Lewis, Sophomore, Physiological Science

Katy McClellan, Sophomore, Psychology

Ari Mosley, Freshman, Business Economics

Jaquelin Ortiz Martinez, Senior, Anthropology and Spanish, Community and Culture

Kelsey Ouyang, Senior, Human Biology and Society

Danielle Potheau, Senior, Applied Linguistics

William Soong, Junior, Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology

Brandon Williams, Junior, Psychobiology

Co-sponsored by UCLA Writing Programs, UCLA Library, Interdisciplinary & Cross Campus Affairs, and the UCLA Arts Initiative, and produced by Dr. Amber West as part of Whitmania, the west coast’s largest celebration of Walt Whitman’s bicentennial.

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