Mark Twain and the North American Review (June 11-13, 2015)

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North American Review Bicentennial Creative Writing and Literature Conference
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The North American Review was where Mark Twain published some of his most important and influential essays, including "To the Person Sitting in Darkness" (1901), "Fenimore Cooper's Literary Offenses" (1895), and "Chapters from My Autobiography" (1906-07). On June 11-13, 2015, the North American Review celebrates its 200th anniversary with a creative writing and literature conference at the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls. Scholars are invited to submit proposals for papers as part of a proposed panel on "Mark Twain and the North American Review" as part of this bicentennial conference. Papers selected for this panel may also be published as part of a future digital critical edition.

Questions, proposals under 500 words and brief cvs should be sent to Professor Jim O'Loughlin ( Proposals must be received by December 1, 2014 to be given full consideration. More information at: