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NeMLA 2020 Call for Papers

Michael A. Torregrossa is organizing a panel for the Northeast Modern Language Association’s 2020 session in Boston, MA. The panel is titled ” Afterlives of A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court,” and abstracts are due by September 30, 2019. Click here for the full CFP!

TwainSpotting: Mark Twain Meets Colbert

This week on Steven Colbert’s Late Show, Emma Thompson described the power of humor by quoting Mark Twain on “the assault of laughter”! Thanks to Larry Howe for spotting this one. The clip is about a minute long and you can watch it here.