In anticipation of Dave Chappelle receiving the Kennedy Center’s Mark Twain Prize, Dwayne Eutsey compares styles of narrative comedy about race.
Don James McLaughlin is Assistant Professor of English at The University of Tulsa.
Lecture takes place on Wednesday, October 23, starting at 7:00pm at Quarry Farm
Nathaniel Cadle (Florida International University) talks about his time and discoveries at Quarry Farm
Wednesday, October 16 at 7:00pm in Cowles Hall on the Elmira College Campus.
Was Mark Twain a modernist? T. S. Eliot, Ralph Ellison, Ernest Hemingway, and Gertrude Stein all weighed in on this question.
This summer, Matt Seybold launched a new series, “Mark Twain’s Portfolio,” in which he explores Sam Clemens’s career as an entrepreneur and investor. The first installment in the series, discussing the United Fruit Company, was named “A Great Weekend Read” by Politico and “Best of The Week” by The Browser. A second installment covers the Anaconda and Amalgamated Copper Companies. Further episodes will follow in coming months. Mark Twain’s Portfolio: Existential Hedging & […]
The lecture will take place on Wednesday, October 9 at 7:00pm. All CMTS lectures are open to the public at no cost.
The Symposium took place on Friday, October 4 to Sunday, October 6, 2019
In 1992, Alan Rankin and his friends came into possession of a mysterious diary. None of them knew anything about its teenage author, but her story would captivate them for decades to come.