I spoke with her yesterday. She has done a lot of prep work and asked thoughtful questions. On the Philippine question, I referred her to Susan Harris, to whom she had ready be referred by Jim Caron.
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On Jan 28, 2022, at 12:20 PM, Tracy Wuster <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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I was contacted by a student who is doing a project on Mark Twain. I am
busy this semester with a new class and two job hires, so I decided I
didn't have time. I offered to post her request here. To wit:
Hello! I’m Maya Jyothinagaram, a high school senior at Culver Academies,
Indiana. Currently, I’m working on a short documentary regarding the
connection between Mark Twain’s satire and his anti-imperialism writings,
with specific interest in the Philippine-American War. In looking for a
more historical analysis of Twain’s anti-imperialist writings, I would be
very appreciative if any historian would be willing to be interviewed or
provide help for my documentary. Twain scholars provide a needed analysis
that I am unable to bring as a high school student. My email is
[log in to unmask] and feel free to email me with any further