Reflections on the Uses of Disgust in Twain’s Animal Stories (A Quarry Farm Testimonial)

Aleksandra Hernandez discusses how her time at Quarry Farm completely shifted her way of thinking about her current project.

The Fall 2017 “Trouble Begins” Lecture Series Begins With A Bark

On Wednesday, October 4, The Trouble Begins Lecture Series presented by the Center for Mark Twain Studies is going to the dogs (and cats). The first lecture, which begins at 7:00 p.m. in Cowles Hall at Elmira College, focuses on Twain’s portrayal of animal voices and early interest in animal rights. The lecture titled, “‘That heart-breaking bitch’: Aileen Mavourneen & the Transatlantic Anti-Vivisection Movement” will be presented by Emily E. VanDette, associate professor of […]