Brook Thomas discusses the myths of Reconstruction on new episode of The American Vandal.
Staff gathers to discuss the past and future of Quarry Farm and CMTS.
Bonus Episode of The American Vandal Podcast re-releases the episode on Mark Twain in Elmira we did with C19 in 2019.
In homage to the season, we dedicate an episode to Mark Twain’s 1875 letter to his daughter, in which he impersonates the “jolly old elf.”
James McBride’s 2013 novel, Good Lord Bird, was ubiquitously compared to Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. This episode features discussion of the recent Showtime miniseries adaptation.
Comedy scholars discuss the recent work of stand-up comic Dave Chappelle on The American Vandal Podcast, from the Center for Mark Twain Studies.
Mark Twain and James Redpath both, in the years surrounding the American Civil War, denounced police forces for violently oppressing people of color.
The recent HBO series, Lovecraft Country, is exemplary of what Sheri-Marie Harrison has dubbed New Black Gothic.
Judith Yaross Lee, author of “American Humor & Matters of Empire,” discusses the 2020 Quarry Farm Symposium and the history of American Humor Studies on The American Vandal.
Anthropologist and Urban Studies professor, Andrea Morrell, talks about the history of Elmira Correctional Facility amidst a COVID outbreak within its walls.