In 1992, Gore Vidal used Mark Twain’s characters to allegorize what he believed might be the last U.S. presidential election.
The scrapbook of Warner T. McGuinn reveals much about his resistance to segregation and voter suppression in early 20th century Baltimore.
Event is free and open to the public! Festivities start on November 6 at 8pm.
The third episode of the inaugural season of The American Vandal features Susan K. Harris talking to Matt Seybold about following the equator and much more.
The fall portion of the 2020-2021 The Trouble Begins Lecture Series presented by the Center for Mark Twain Studies continues with an interview with author Susan K. Harris about her new book Mark Twain, The World, and Me. The interview can be found HERE. In Mark Twain, the World, and Me: “Following the Equator,” Then and Now, Susan K. Harris follows Twain’s last lecture tour as he wound his way through the British Empire […]
Join the Mark Twain House and Museum in Hartford, CT. for a night of thoughtful hilarity with special guest John Hodgman! Hodgman is a writer, comedian, and actor best known for his time on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, This American Life, HBO’s Bored to Death, and the “Mac vs. PC” series of ads for Apple computers (he was the PC). He is the NYT-bestselling author of five books of humor, including the […]
Avery Blankenship (Northeastern University) discusses Twain and newspaper circulation
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The St. Mary’s College of Maryland’s Mark Twain Lecture Series Presents Laughing to the Polls with Jordan Klepper
The talk will be presented by Avery Blankenship, PhD Student at Northwestern University