Mark Twain, Journalism, & The Search for Genus Americanus with Loren Ghiglione, Alyssa Karas, & Dan Tham

Apple | Spotify | Google | Stitcher | TuneIn | CastBox | ListenNotes In 2011, a Northwestern journalism professor invited two graduating students to join him for a three-month road trip. They loosely followed the path set by Mark Twain and it took them to 38 states, covering over 14,000 miles. Interviewing other journalists, scholars, immigrants, nomads, and many others, they were looking for what John Steinbeck had called Genus Americanus, or “what was uniquely American about Americans.” They reported their trip […]

CMTS Announces the 2021 Spring Trouble Begins Lecture Series

All lectures are online and free to the public

The Trouble Begins in Hartford: Genus Americanus, Hitting the Road in Search of America’s Identity

This virtual lecture is free and takes place Monday, March 22, 5:30-6:30pm