INNOVATIVE PUBLIC HUMANITIES PROGRAMMING
 

Bringing Jane Austen and other Early Women Authors to Life

All Ages Welcome
Zoom Lectures
Creative Writing Contests

Readings and Author Q&As
Library Programs

This series was the most important thing that’s happened in the Janeite community in the past year. By far.

Professor Devoney Looser (Arizona State University)

November 18th 2021

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FREE ZOOM EVENT

8 PM EST

Jane Austen's Influence on Japanese Realist Novels

Kimiyo Ogawa (Sophia University) will discuss the influence of Jane Austen on early realism in Japan, focusing on famed Japanese author Natsume Soseki.

December 2nd 2021

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FREE ZOOM EVENT
8 PM EST

Global Fashion in the Age of Jane Austen

Fashion historian Hilary Davidson will talk about the Indian textile trade and its influences on Regency fashion, as well as the global links between India and the west. 

December 16 2021

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FREE ZOOM EVENT
8 PM EST

Horace Walpole and China

Peter Sabor (McGill University) will present on eighteenth century author Horace Walpole and his Hieroglyphic Tales to explore the representation of China in English literature.