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Quadrennial Conferences in Mark Twain Studies

Since the first conference in 1989, the Elmira College Center for Mark Twain Studies has hosted quadrennial conferences devoted to advancing and exploring the State of Mark Twain Studies. The Conference takes place on the Elmira College campus and at Quarry Farm. More than 150 scholars and friends of Mark Twain from across the United States and around the globe gather for concentrated scholarship, over three days, on the life and literature of Samuel Langhorne Clemens, Mark Twain. More than 70 scholarly papers are shared as well as Keynote addresses, special presentations and exhibitions, and excellent dining. Housing is available on campus as well as in nearby hotels.

Information of the 2013 Conference

August 1-3, 2013

2013 Conference Program
2013 Registration Form

2013 Conference Co-Chairs
James Leonard; The Citadel
Gary Scharnhorst; University of New Mexico Emeritus

2013 Planning Committee
John Bird; Winthrop University
James Caron; University of Hawaii
Sharon McCoy; University of Georgia
Peter Messent; University of Nottingham
Linda Morris; University of California, Davis Emerita
Chad Rohman; Dominican University
Ann Ryan; Le Moyne College
David Sloane; University of New Haven
Takako Takeda; Nagoya College
Laura Skandera Trombley; Pitzer College
Mark Woodhouse; Elmira College
Barbara Snedecor; Elmira College

Previous Conferences

Dr. Joseph Lemak
Director of the Center for Mark Twain Studies
Elmira College
The Rose Office, Cowles Hall
(607) 735-1941