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Summer Lecture Series

posted Jun 6, 2017, 12:47 PM by Joe Fahs   [ updated Jun 6, 2017, 12:49 PM ]
June 14, 21, and 28 at 7:30 pm -

- The Center for Mark Twain Studies at Elmira College is pleased to announce the 2017 Park Church Summer Lecture Series.  The lecture series features three lectures in June at the historic and cultural landmark, The Park Church, 208 W. Gray Street, Elmira.   
  • The first lecture, “Twain and the Hawaiian Nation” presented by Molly Ball, assistant professor of English at Eureka College is Wednesday, June 14
  • The series continues on Wednesday, June 21, with “Conjuring the Superstitions of a Nation: Magic, Memory, and Huckleberry Finn,” presented by Sarah Ingle, English lecturer at the University of Virginia. 
  • The Park Church Series concludes on Wednesday, June 28 with “Artemus Ward: The Man Who Made Lincoln Laugh,” presented by John Pascal, English teacher at Seton Hall Preparatory School in New Jersey.