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Mon, 30 Oct 2000 16:26:39 -0500
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Elmira College Center for Mark Twain Studies

Call For Papers

Final Call

Deadline: January 31, 2001

The Elmira College Center for Mark Twain Studies announces the Final
Call for Papers for Elmira 2001: The 4th International Conference on The
State of Mark Twain Studies, August 16-18, 2001.

Ten page papers suitable for twenty minute presentations are invited on
the following topics:

Mark Twain and Visual Representation: (May include films, posters,
television shows, documentaries, cartoons, illustrations)

Mark Twain and the Body: (May include bodies in pain, the racialized
bodies, the gendered bodies, the sexualized bodies, the transformed

Mark Twain and Status: (May include economic class, social class, racial
class, manners, titles, behaviors)

Mark Twain and the Nation: (May include civic identities, racial
identities, hybird identities, nationalism, imperialism, exceptionalism)

Global Mark Twain: (Mark Twain in countries other than the United
States. How is Mark Twain used in other countries?)

Mark Twain: Friends and Enemies: (Loyalties to and animosities toward
his contemporaries)

Mark Twain: Narrative Strategies (May include structure, persona, voice,

Mark Twain in Pieces: (May include short stories, maxims, fragments,
letters, sketches, speeches)

Mark Twain: 1900-1910: (May include biography, works, crusades,

Mark Twain in His Funniest: (. . .)

Papers will be read by juries without knowledge of authorship.

Send papers in duplicate to:

Gretchen Sharlow, Director
The Center for Mark Twain Studies, Elmira College
One Park Place
Elmira, NY 14901