If you are planning on attending the joint conference of the Mark Twain Circle and American Humor Studies Association, “Humor in America” (Chicago, July 12-14), note that the deadline for conference hotel registration ends on June 11. Here is the link to the hotel information: https://humorinamericaconference.wordpress.com/hotel-information/
At the American Literature Association annual conference in May in San Francisco, new officers were elected. Lawrence Howe of Roosevelt University was elected president, and Sharon D. McCoy of the University of Georgia was elected vice president. Many thanks to Kerry Driscoll of the University of Saint Joseph for her service as president.
The 2018 Mark Twain Annual will be the last for editor Chad Rohman of Dominican University. We welcome the fourth editor of the journal, Ben Click, St. Mary’s College of Maryland, who will edit the 2019 edition.