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Date: Wed, 9 Nov 2022 10:54:08 -0500
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Dr. Lemak,
Is your deadline date correct in this email?     Or 2022?
Philip Bauer

On 11/8/2022 11:49 AM, Joseph Lemak wrote:
> Quarry Farm Fellowships
> Deadline: Wednesday, November 30, 2023
> For complete Quarry Farm Fellowship information, visit
> The Center for Mark Twain Studies (CMTS) offers ten Quarry Farm fellowships
> for 2023 to any scholar working in the field of Mark Twain Studies at any
> career stage, giving Fellows the opportunity to work on academic or
> creative projects at Quarry Farm, the family home of Twain’s sister- and
> brother-in-law, Susan and Theodore Crane. Twain and his family lived at
> Quarry Farm for over twenty summers. During this time, in an octagonal
> study located about one hundred yards from the main house, Mark Twain wrote
> the majority of *The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Adventures of Huckleberry
> Finn*, *A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court*, and many other major
> works. Fellows are consistently struck by the beauty and quiet of the home
> and its surroundings, an environment inspiring in its own right and
> especially conducive to writing and research.
> Reflecting the mission of the Center for Mark Twain Studies, Quarry Farm
> Fellowships foster and support scholarship and creative works related to
> Mark Twain, including, but not limited to, his literature, life, family,
> associations, influences, reception, and significance. The fellowship
> selection process aims to assist scholars and artists in producing work of
> highest distinction and cultivate a diverse community of scholars across
> backgrounds, specializations, and ranks.
> Mark Twain was interested in a myriad of different subjects. The Quarry
> Farm Fellowships reflect Twain’s insatiable curiosity. Not only are
> scholars in the field of literature and history encouraged to apply, but
> applicants from any academic or creative field are eligible for
> fellowships. While projects focusing on a critical analysis of Twain’s
> literary corpus are common, projects emerging from cultural studies, media
> studies, gender studies, environmental science, political science,
> economics, and the creative arts are also most welcome.
> For more information, visit
> If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to reach out to me
> directly.
> All my best,
> Joe Lemak
> *Joseph Lemak, PhD*
> Director of the Center for Mark Twain Studies
> Assistant Professor of History
> (He/Him/His)
> Rose Office, Cowles Hall
> Elmira College
> Elmira, New York 14901
> O: (607) 735-1941
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