Slavery, Anti-Slavery, and the Austen Family
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About the Event
The Jane Austen House Museum's recent decision to contextualize the Austen family's connections to slavery in its exhibits has caused considerable debate. In this talk, acclaimed Austen scholar Devoney Looser (Arizona State University) will explore the significance and extent of the extended Austen family's connection to the West Indian slave trade. This event will be followed by a public Q&A.