In tribute to Mad Magazine, Barbara Schmidt discusses their 1959 parody of an Old Crow advertisement featuring Mark Twain at Klapproth’s Tavern in Elmira.
On Saturday, August 5th, the Mark Twain Circle presented the Louis J. Budd Award to Laura Skandera Trombley at the 8th International Conference on the State of Mark Twain Studies, hosted by the Center for Mark Twain Studies at Elmira College. Dr. Trombley is a Professor of English at University of Southern California, as well as former President of Pitzer College and the Huntington Library. She is also author of […]
The CMTS staff is looking forward to welcoming everyone attending Elmira 2017: the Eighth International Conference on the State of Mark Twain Studies. While the conference has garnered a reputation for stimulating conversations and erudite papers, it is also known for producing a pretty good time. In this “spirit,” CMTS has partnered with Finger Lakes Distilling and is offering a limited edition, single barrel bourbon whiskey for purchase on Friday […]