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Mon, 22 Jan 1996 12:51:50 -0500
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The Elmira College Center for Mark Twain Studies

Call for Papers

The Elmira College Center for Mark Twain Studies announces a call for papers
for a conference on "The State of Mark Twain Studies," August 14-16, 1997.
 Co-chairs are James Wilson of the University of Southwestern Louisiana and
Leland Krauth of the University of Colorado.  The conference will celebrate
the centennial of the publication of Following the Equator and honor Hamlin
Hill upon the occasion of his retirement.

Ten-page papers suitable for 20-minute presentations are invited on the
following topics:
     Mark Twain's Travels Abroad
     Mark Twain's Travels at Home
     Mark Twain in 19th Century Popular Culture
     Mark Twain's Style
     Mark Twain's Politics
     The Late Mark Twain
     The Legacies of Mark Twain
     Adventures of Huckleberry Finn...

Papers will be read by juries without knowledge of authorship.

Send papers in duplicate to:
Gretchen Sharlow
The Center for Mark Twain Studies
Elmira College
Elmira, New York 14901

Deadline is January 15, 1997.