Welcome the 2022 Class of Quarry Fellows!

Fellows will have an extended stay at Quarry Farm where they will work on academic and creative projects

Excerpt from Special Forum On Global Huck in Journal of Transnational American Studies

Last week The Journal of Transnational American Studies published a Special Forum on Global Huck: Mapping the Cultural Work of Translations of Mark Twain’s Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. The forum features ten essays and two bibliographic appendixes exploring the translation and reception of Twain’s novel is a wide range of cultural contexts. The Center For Mark Twain Studies is excited to share an excerpt from the editorial introduction to the […]

Mark Twain Circle Announces 2022 MLA Presentations

The Mark Twain Circle of America has announced its lectures at the 2022 MLA conference, scheduled for January 6-9, in Washington, D.C.  “Mark Twain: Emerging and Diverging Approaches”  Joseph Darda,  “A Connecticut Yankee on King Arthur’s Diamond: Mark Twain, Baseball, and the Making of a White Reunion” Avery Blankenship, “Twain in Circulation: The Reprinting of Mark Twain in Nineteenth-Century Newspapers” Hsuan Hsu, “Twain’s Olfactory Gags” About the Mark Twain Circle of America […]

The U.S. in a Comic Looking Glass: Caricature and National Character

Christopher J. Gilbert (Assumption University) talks about his new book available from Penn State University Press.