This is the largest gathering devoted to all things Twain. Hope to see you in 2022!
Meet the coordinators of our entirely virtual 2020 Summer Teachers Institute.
Learn about how the Clemens family celebrated Christmas and enjoy a holiday-themed musical program at the historic Clemens Center.
The Symposium took place on Friday, October 4 to Sunday, October 6, 2019
Deadline is November 30, 2019.
A lecture and book signing event will take place this Friday, September 20 at the Elmira College Library
The Center for Mark Twain Studies is proud to present the program for the Sixth Quarry Farm Weekend Symposium “Mark Twain and Nature.” The natural world figures prominently in the writings of Mark Twain, whether as the main object of description and commentary as in Life on the Mississippi and Roughing It or as an inextricable element of fictional narratives such as The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, The Tragedy of Pudd’nhead Wilson and more. […]
The lecture series takes place on Thursdays at 7pm in September at the Chemung Valley History Museum
Synopsis of 2019 Clemens Conference in Hannibal, Missouri.
A group of forty-six K-12 teachers, librarians, and other educators gathered in Elmira this week for the 2019 Summer Teachers Institute to discuss the challenges and opportunities created by using Mark Twain’s life and work with students from “Generation Z.” The Institute was led by Dr. Jocelyn Chadwick, a professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, recent President of the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE), and author […]