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JULES AUSTIN HOJNOWSKI <[log in to unmask]>
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Mon, 15 Apr 2019 16:23:17 +0000
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Wish i could attend, i was super sick this year and in the hospital for a week, so i now can't afford to attend this nor rmmla nor samla,

Hope everyone has a nice time :)


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From: Mark Twain Forum <[log in to unmask]> on behalf of Henry Sweets <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Monday, April 15, 2019 12:04:44 PM
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Subject: Clemens Conference Announcement

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        [The Clemens Conference  July 25-27, 2019]

Who: Mark Twain fans, friends, and scholars gathering to celebrate Mark Twain's legacy and to share experiences.

What: Jam-packed three days including 30 Mark Twain paper presentations, special speakers, field trips to the Mark Twain Boyhood Home & Museum, Jim's Journey Museum, a riverboat ride on the Mississippi River, cave exploration, and a trip to Florida, Missouri for the Mark Twain Birthplace and the John Quarles farm site. The full schedule will be available soon on our web site.

Where: Hannibal, Missouri, Mark Twain's Boyhood Home. The conference is centered on the campus of Hannibal-LaGrange University, a four-year Christian university affiliated with the Missouri Baptist Convention (Southern Baptist). Hannibal-LaGrange University is a smoke and alcohol-free campus.

Where to stay: Hannibal-LaGrange University has air-conditioned dormitory rooms available at $20/$30 per night. Contact [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>. Hannibal has a variety of motels and bed & breakfast options. A listing is available at<<<>>.

When: Attend an opening reception in the Mark Twain Museum Gallery Thursday evening, July 24. The conference begins Thursday morning, July 25 and runs through the evening riverboat dinner cruise Saturday night, July 27.

Why: To bring together kindred minds to share scholarship and tall tales related to Mark Twain and to advance Mark Twain scholarship through the papers being presented.

How Much? The full registration is $325. This includes -
            Wednesday evening reception at the Mark Twain Museum Gallery
            Choice of 30 research presentations
            Special speakers and keynote address
            All field trips
            Three meals Thursday, Friday and Saturday and breakfast Sunday
If you cannot attend the full conference, contact Henry Sweets with your anticipated attendance and pro-rated fees will be available.

How to Register?
            The registration form is attached.
            You can:
                        Fax the form with credit card information to 573-221-7975
                        Mail the form to the Museum with credit card information or check
                        Pay the registration on line at .

How to Get to Hannibal: Driving is an option and directions for orienting one to Hannibal are available. The closest large airport is St. Louis, Missouri, about two hours driving time from Hannibal. Car rentals are available as well as shuttles (that can be expensive). An alternative is Sky West (United Express) with flights from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Quincy, Illinois. We will arrange to pick up conference attendees at the Quincy airport at no charge.

More Information or Questions - contact
            Henry Sweets, Executive Director
            Mark Twain Museum
            120 North Main Street
            Hannibal  MO  63401 U.S.A.
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The Clemens Conference will be held in Hannibal, Missouri, July 23-25, 2015. The registration fee for the conference is $300.00.

The registration fee includes:

  *   Reception at the Mark Twain Museum Gallery Wednesday evening July 22
  *   Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Thursday, Friday, Saturday and breakfast Sunday
  *   Attendance at your choice of paper presentations
  *   Attendance for keynote speakers and special historical dramatic presentations
  *   Admissions at Mark Twain Museum, Mark Twain Cave, and Mark Twain Riverboat dinner cruise (car pooling to these sites)
  *   Bus trip to Florida, Missouri and Mark Twain birthplace and Quarles Farm site
  *   Transportation from Quincy, Illinois airport if needed

Not included:

  *   Transportation to Hannibal
  *   Lodging (dorm rooms are available at Hannibal-LaGrange University or contact the museum for assistance with motels or bed & breakfast information)
  *   Transportation to some Hannibal sites - car pooling will be facilitated
  *   Meals on Wednesday July 22

Name  ___________________________________________________
Address  _________________________________________________
City  _______________  State  ___________  Zip Code ___________
Telephone  _______________________________________________
E-mail  __________________________________________________

____  I am paying by check which is enclosed
____  I am using a Visa, MasterCard or Discover Card
Card Number __________________________________
Expiration Date  ________________________________
Name on card  _________________________________

Mail to: The Clemens Conference                              Fax to: 573-221-7975
                        Mark Twain Museum
                        120 North Main Street
                        Hannibal  MO  63401 U.S.A.

We will e-mail a receipt to you upon receiving your registration.

Henry Sweets, Executive Director
Mark Twain Boyhood Home & Museum
120 North Main Street
Hannibal  MO  63401
573-221-9010 extension 405