I think we may have tried this earlier, but I would be happy to try to
participate with excerpts from my recent play, Mark Twain Interruption.
It's an original comedy that draws from much of Twain's incredible life and
work. If possible, I could bring some actors for a staged reading of
excerpts. The play contains some startling revelations, I believe,
including Twain's essential role in both the beginning and the end of the
Plessy v. Ferguson era of shame in our country. Only a full reading of the
play will elucidate this theme, but free excerpts and the play itself are
available at the Stageplays website:
If you're interested, I can specifically excerpt the entire Plessy v.
Ferguson theme for you.
Michel L. Stone
STONE & SUTTON, P.A.
116 East 4th Street
Panama City, Florida 32401
(850) 814-1793 cellular
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Subject: CFP SAMLA 2015
I am trying to put a panel together for
American Humor Studies Association at SAMLA 2015
20th century American authors and their other art.
This is what SAMLA wrote up.
The focus of SAMLA 87, In Concert: Literature and the Other Arts, provides =
the opportunity to develop robust and varied programming, and it is our hop=
e that such a focus will lend itself to a successful promotion of your prop=
The American Humor Studies Association seeks papers for a panel, which is f=
ocusing on 20th century american authors and their Other Art.
The panel takes place for the November 13 - 15, 2015 South Atlantic Modern =
Language Association (SAMLA) Conference at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel & Co=
nvention Center Durham, North Carolina. This panel will examine how literat=
ure and art can work together through various American authors..
The session invites academic papers, multi-media, or digital pieces on any =
aspect 20th century american authors and their use of literature and art , =
by May 1, 2015, email or regular mail 300-word abstracts with the requisite=
information as noted in the SAMLA call for papers guidelines, http://samla=
Please send inquiries and proposals to Mrs. Jules A. Hojnowski, at JAH11@co=
rnell.edu<mailto:[log in to unmask]> or 1690 Trumansburg Rd, Ithaca, NY 1485=
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