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Kevin Bochynski <[log in to unmask]>
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 06:03:42 -0700
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July 23-25, 2015 – HANNIBAL , MISSOURI


The Mark Twain Boyhood Home & Museum is hosting its second Mark Twain Conference in Hannibal , Missouri , July 23-25, 2015. The museum is calling for papers for presentation at the conference.


Abstracts for proposals are being accepted immediately through February 15. These should be e-mailed in Word format to Henry Sweets at [log in to unmask] for review. Abstracts should be 500-750 words in length. Presenters will be limited to a 20 minute presentation at the conference.


Subject matter is wide open. Presentations are expected to address some topic related to Mark Twain, his life, or his works. Preference will be given to papers addressing Mark Twain in Hannibal , in Missouri , or on the Mississippi River .


In addition to the papers being presented, the conference will include visits to the Mark Twain Boyhood Home & Museum, touring Mark Twain Cave , riding the Mark Twain Riverboat, and traveling to Florida , Missouri , to the Mark Twain birthplace museum and the Quarles farm site.


Contact Henry Sweets with any questions.

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573-221-9010 extension 405


Henry Sweets, Executive Director

Mark Twain Boyhood Home & Museum

120 North Main Street

Hannibal  MO   63401

573-221-9010 extension 405