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ALA Proposal Deadline Extended

The deadline for proposals for ALA 2019 has been extended to January 9, 2019. See the call under the “Calls for Papers” tab.

Another Reminder About Hannibal Mark Twain Conference

MARK TWAIN CONFERENCE
July 25-27, 2019 – HANNIBAL, MISSOURI 

The Mark Twain Boyhood Home & Museum is hosting its third Mark Twain Conference in Hannibal, Missouri, July 25-27, 2019. The museum is calling for papers for presentation at the conference. 

Abstracts for proposals are being accepted immediately through February 15, 2019. These should be e-mailed in Word format to Henry Sweets at henry.sweets@marktwainmuseum.org for review. Abstracts should be 500-750 words in length. Presenters will be limited to a 20-minute presentation at the conference. 

Subject matter is wide open. Presentations are expected to address some topic related to Mark Twain, his life, or his works. Preference will be given to papers addressing Mark Twain in Hannibal, in Missouri, or on the Mississippi River. 

In addition to the papers being presented, the conference will include visits to the Mark Twain Boyhood Home & Museum, touring Mark Twain Cave, riding the Mark Twain Riverboat, and traveling to Florida, Missouri, to the Mark Twain birthplace museum and the Quarles farm site. 

Contact Henry Sweets with any questions.
henry.sweets@marktwainmuseum.org
573-221-9010 extension 405