Congratulations! A handsome and professional piece of work, and a new
resource that promises to become an essential one for future students,
scholars, & ordinary civilian Twainiacs. Thanks so much.
*Peter Salwen /* salwen.com
*114 W 86, NYC 10024 | 917-620-5371*
On Tue, Oct 11, 2016 at 10:04 AM, Joseph Lemak <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Dear Twain Community,
> I am proud to announce that the Elmira College Center for Mark Twain
> Studies has a new official website. The focus of the website is everything
> and anything related to the study of Mark Twain, his literature, his times,
> his family, his associates, and his reception.
> The address is www.marktwainstudies.org
> The editor-in-chief of the website is Dr. Matthew Seybold, Assistant
> Professor of American Literature and Mark Twain Studies at Elmira College.
> He will be writing a blog which will give you CMTS announcements of
> lectures, new archival acquisitions, conference/symposium updates, and
> anything else Twain-related.
> While just in its nascent stages, the website will eventually contain
> almost all of the material from the Elmira College Mark Twain Archives
> digital form, including the Quarry Farm Mark Twain marginalia, all historic
> photographs, and all of our various archival collections. We want this to
> become a useful tool for both researchers and teachers of Mark Twain
> One of our most exciting projects is a virtual tour of Quarry Farm. We
> have some 360 degree images of Quarry Farm currently up, but hope to have
> the entire historic complex available to you in the near future.
> Finally, the website will contain past audio lectures of "The Trouble
> Begins at Eight" lecture series (some dating back to the early 1980's),
> past conference and symposium programs, teaching resources for the
> classroom, and "fictional" updates about Quarry Farm residents from Steve
> Webb, the Quarry Farm Caretaker, just to name a few of the things to come.
> The CMTS website strives to be a communal place for all Twain scholars and
> teachers. If you ever want to make an announcement about anything Twain
> occuring in your community, if you want to promote your book, if you want
> to announce a lecture or special event at your school, please let us know
> and we would be more than happy to post it on the website.
> Please bookmark www.marktwainstudies.org and let us know what you think!
> Take care,
> Joe Lemak
> Dr. Joseph Lemak
> Director of the Center for Mark Twain Studies
> Elmira College
> The Rose Office, Cowles Hall
> (607) 735-1941
> Elmira College Center for Mark Twain Studies