At the 20th annual meeting of the Philological Association of the Carolinas (PAC), there will be a session on Mark Twain entitled "Mark Twain in the 90s" that was organized on the Mark Twain Forum, with all the presenters being forum members. PAC will meet at Winthrop University in Rock Hill, SC (just south of Charlotte, NC) Thursday, March 14-Saturday, March 16. Our session will meet from 9:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m. on Friday, March 15. Here's the line-up: "Twain, Zola, and the Writer in Public Discourse" Terry Oggel, Virginia Commonwealth University "The Influential Mr. Blank" Mirain Shillingsburg, Mississippi State University "Olivia Clemens' Influence Reconsidered" Barbara W. Taylor, Cornell University Law Library" If you're in the area, I hope you can come. For registration, ($25 pre-registration and $10 annual membership): Cynthia Ho Department of Literature and Language UNC-Asheville Asheville, NC The accomodations are at the Hampton Inn, Rock Hill. I'll be playing and singing (original singer-songwriter guitar stuff) at a coffeehouse following Friday night's banquet. Hope to see some Mark Twain forum members there!