The Suez Canal, #Stuckboat, & The Sinews of War and Trade with Laleh Khalili

On the past, present, & future of the Suez Canal.

CMTS Announces the 2021 Spring Trouble Begins Lecture Series

All lectures are online and free to the public

A Music Box, Minstrel Songs, & Mark Twain’s Emo Playlist

Mark Twain’s complicated relationship with music reveals much about his writing process, personality, politics, and family relationships.

The Trouble Begins in Hartford: Genus Americanus, Hitting the Road in Search of America’s Identity

This virtual lecture is free and takes place Monday, March 22, 5:30-6:30pm

Unsealing the Archive of T.S. Eliot’s Love Letters to Emily Hale

In 2020, Princeton unsealed an archive left behind by a fairly anonymous teacher and dramatist with a very famous friend…

Gribben, Mark Twain Scholar, To Receive Literary Scholarship Award and Give Virtual Talk

Alan Gribben will be awarded the Eugene Current-Garcia Award for Alabama’s Distinguished Literary Scholar, which is the highesthonor for an English professor in Alabama state. The award will be given on March 4, 2021 at 6:30pm CST (7:30pm EST/4:30 PST) as part of the Monroeville Literary Festival. The academic community has long been a beneficiary of Gribben’s Mark Twain’s Library (1980 and updates in press), editorship of the Mark Twain […]