Susan K. Harris and Bruce Michelson have been fixtures of Twain Studies since the 1980s. Their publications have helped shape the field during that time, but their contributions go well beyond books and articles.
Twain-inspired theatrical production takes place Wednesday, May 29 at 5:30p.m. at Quarry Farm.
CMTS hopes to see you at the lectures. All talks are at no cost and open to the general public.
All CMTS lectures are open to the general public at no cost.
The 2018 Humor in America Conference at Roosevelt University in Chicago included the world premiere of “Waiting For Susy,” a one-act play by Bruce Michelson. “Waiting for Susy” is set in Rouen in September of 1894, at a moment when Twain and his family were living in France, trying to save money and preparing for the global lecture tour which would begin the next summer. During the same year, Monet […]
The quadrennial Humor in America conference, co-sponsored by the American Humor Studies Association and the Mark Twain Circle of America, took place earlier this month on the campus of Roosevelt University in Chicago. The Center for Mark Twain Studies was also pleased to offer an award to supplement travel costs to the conference for five graduate students and emerging scholars. Among the three days of panels and plenaries, many of which […]
My name is Mac Morrison, I am an undergraduate student at Tulane University. I’ve loved Mark Twain’s books since I was a very small child, and I’d like to gain a deeper understanding of the man and his work. In most academic fields there seem to be a short list of works by modern scholars that are considered canonical within the field, and I was just wondering if you might […]