As the new academic year starts there are probably a lot of students already dreaming about next summer. If you are like those students and as you wrap up your summer plans you are already planning for next summer I have an event you might want to consider inking in to your date book.
JASNA-CT’s first Jane Austen Summer Camp!
This even will be held July 26-28, 2013.
The theme will be: Random Acts of Regency Naughtiness
Here is a brief run down of what they have planed already (programs still in development and subject to change).
Friday, July 26
- Keynote to be delivered by Dr. Mark J. Schenker, associate dean and English lecturer, Yale College.
- Game: Who Wants to be a Duchess?
Saturday, July 27
- Breakout Sessions
- Regency Penmanship
- Regency Hairstyles
- Make a Regency Reticule
- Workshop #4 TBATea
- Regency Dance Workshop lead by Susan de Guardiola
- Evening keynote to be delivered by Irene Urban, Regency food and dining expert.
- Regency Ball (called by Susan de Guardiola)
Sunday, July 28
- Gather for Promenade to the General Mansfield House, headquarters of the Middlesex County Historical Society
- Tours of the historic General Mansfield House
- Keynote to be delivered by Dr. Mark J. Schenker, associate dean and English lecturer, Yale CollegeIce cream sundaes and viewing of a Jane Austen movie (optional)