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Northwest Missouri State University


News Release

Oct. 1, 2010

Oct. 14 program at Owens Library to celebrate Mark Twain

MARYVILLE, Mo. - The B.D. Owens Library at Northwest Missouri State University is offering a special event in celebration of 2010, "The Year of Twain."

"The Trouble to Begin at Eight O'Clock: Mark Twain's Life and Legacy" will be at 7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 14 in Owens Library, Room 250 .

The program will feature two Northwest English department faculty who teach and research 19th-century American literature as guest presenters. Dr. Richard Black will discuss Mark Twain's life, and Dr. Michael Hobbs will explore Twain and race, looking in particular at the conclusion of "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn."

For more information, contact Connie Ury, at 660.562.1669 or cjury@nwmissouri.edu.


For more information, please contact:

Mark Hornickel, Communication Manager
mhorn@nwmissouri.edu | 660.562.1704 | Fax: 660.562.1900

Northwest Missouri State University
215 Administration Building | 800 University Drive | Maryville, MO 64468