We talked with the playwright who adapted Mark Twain’s novel for the Barter Theatre stage.
Ben Click, editor of the Mark Twain Annual, shares his introduction to the 2020 issue, which includes a survey of its contents.
A Kansas teacher explains how this early Mark Twain story appeals to the interests of contemporary students.
Meet the coordinators of our entirely virtual 2020 Summer Teachers Institute.
Contest is open to 2nd-6th graders. Deadline is April 24, 2020.
Event takes place on Wednesday, February 5 at 7pm on the Elmira College Campus
Check out this unique multimedia resource focused on Mark Twain’s social network, created by Virgie Hoban and the Mark Twain Project.
In our episode of the C19: America In The 19th-Century podcast, Matt Seybold took listeners on an audio-tour of Woodlawn Cemetery in Elmira, the resting place of not only Mark Twain, but conductors and stationmasters on the Underground Railroad and many unsung activists and philanthropists. The podcast was one of our major projects of 2019, alongside the launch of several notable resources for scholars and teachers. We are proud to […]
In September 2019, the Elmira College community performed a revised version of “A True Story”
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 […]