Bermuda ConferenceThe Jane Austen Society (U.K.) is hosting a conference next May in Bermuda : "Jane Austen: The Bermuda Connection." Reservations are now being accepted; the registration deadline is August 15, 2009.http://www.janeaustensoci.freeuk.com/pages/bermuda_summary.htmMembers of JASNA are invited to attend. When the JAS hosted a Bermuda conference a few years ago, several JASNA members participated and reported … Continue reading Jane Austen Society UK in Bermuda
"The wretchedness of a scheme to Box Hill was in Emma’s thoughts all the evening. How it might be considered by the rest of the party, she could not tell. They, in their different homes, and their different ways, might be looking back on it with pleasure; but in her view it was a morning … Continue reading Box Hill Picnic-August 15 Hold The Date!
Family Program: Revolutionary War/Colonial DaySaturday, June 20, 1-4 p.m.Admission to this one-day event, which also includes access to the inside of the Hermitage Museum , is $5 for adults, $2 for children ages 6-12, and free for children under age 6. Parking is free.http://www.thehermitage.org/CalendarPage.htmlTHE HERMITAGE: The Hermitage, a National Historic Landmark, is located on five … Continue reading Revolutionary War/Colonial Day in HoHoKus
Dream of traveling to England to see all the JA sites? This website boasts fantrips to such locations. The website states: for $2999, Jane Austen fans can enjoy a nine-day trip, from Sept. 19-27, to sites across Endland that are linked to the beloved writer.http://fantrips.travel/janeaustenfantrips/
Hold the date:15 August, 2009"The Mystery in Emma" at our Box Hill Picnic, Holmdel, NJPeggy will be speaking to our group about Jane Austen as a mystery writer and taking part in our picnic in Holmdel.
JASNA-NY invites you to meet Amanda Root--Anne Elliott of Persuasion.JASNA-NY states: We are delighted to announce that Ms. Root has graciously accepted our invitation to be interviewed by Elsa Solender about her appearance as Anne Elliot in the 1995 Sony film adaptation of Persuasion, praised by many critics as the best-ever adaptation of Austen's last … Continue reading Meet Amanda Root
Our humble group will settle to a cozy afternoon at Janeite Connie's home in Freehold to discuss the two stories: Lady Susan and the Watsons. We'll begin at 1:30pm So, hold the date!
May 12, 2009, New York City: Mount Vernon Hotel Museum & Garden will have an evening of Jane Austen appreciation at 6 p.m. Former JASNA president Elsa Solender will be the speaker. Tickets are $20 for non-members and free for members. Reservations are suggested (see the link for details).
The Royal Oak Foundation is presenting:A Lecture titled "Painted Faces: The Private History of Portrait Miniatures" by Elle Shushan Collector and AuthorOn Monday, May 18th, at 6:00 pmLocation:Abigail Adams Smith Auditorium (Colonial Dames)417 East 61st StreetReception follows lecture.$30 Royal Oak Members; $40 Non-MembersThe Royal Oak Foundation has kindly offered JASNA the Member price for this … Continue reading Painted Faces: The Private History of Portrait Miniatures
Brothers & Sisters Reading List now available in preparation for the October AGM in Philadelphia. Here's the link from JASNA: http://www.jasna.org/info/siblings.html