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The Many Lessons of ‘Huck Finn’

October 22, 2010
Press Release #10-186


As part of the centennial anniversary celebration of all things Twain, Gregg Camfield, University of California, Merced, professor, will analyze the lessons of the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn at 8:15 p.m., Thursday, November 4, in Auerbach Auditorium of St. Mary's Hall, St. Mary's College of Maryland. Camfield is the editor of the Bedford edition of the novel, the edition read by all first-year students at St. Mary's this year. The event is free and open to the public.

St. Mary's College of Maryland, designated the Maryland state honors college in 1992, is ranked one of the best public liberal arts schools in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. More than 2,000 students attend the college, nestled on the St. Mary's River in Southern Maryland.