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 […]

CFP: Mark Twain Circle at MLA in Seattle, WA (January 9-12, 2020)

“Mark Twain and Globalism” Although Mark Twain is often characterized as a quintessentially American writer, he is almost as frequently noted as a citizen of the world. The Mark Twain Circle seeks proposals for papers that investigate Twain’s writings in a transnational context, interpreting representations of the American and the other in terms of race, ethnicity, gender, international politics, and cultural contact. MLA requires that presenters be members of MLA […]