JASNA-NY member, Professor Juliette Wells is the Goucher College Burke Jane Austen Scholar-in-Residence for 2009-2010. She gave a lecture titled "For the Love of Jane Austen" on Wednesday, February 17, at 7 p.m. in the Batza Room of the Athenaeum. Juliette discussed why present-day Austen fans so often choose to feature the author in their … Continue reading Juliette Wells Goucher College Podcast
The Spring, 2010 issue of JASNA-NY's newsletter is now on their website. You can click here to get to the newsletter directly.This issue includes:--A recap of the December, 2009 "Birthday meeting" as well as the Birthday Toast.--A report on the Morgan Family Day--A newly discovered portrait--Announcement of upcoming meetings and more.
Registration is open for the Spring JASNA-NY Regional MeetingSaturday, May 1st at 2:00 p.m.Come hear our guest speaker, Arnie Perlstein, talk about "The Shadow Story of Emma: Jane Austen, the Secret Feminist"For more information and registration:Go to http://www.jasnany.org and click on this event.If you have any problem accessing the registration form, please email us at … Continue reading JASNA-NY event
JASNA member Beth Patillo, Author of Mr. Darcy Broke My Heart, will be featured on Margaret McSweeney's internet show called Kitchen Chat that airs live each Friday: http://www.toginet.com/shows/kitchenchatThe program will be talking about all things Jane Austen along with a few recipes and tips. In fact, do you know what Jane Austen's favorite recipe was?
The Brooklyn Book Festival is September 12, 2010 and our sisters, JASNA - New York Metro region has again purchased a vendor table at the Brooklyn Book Festival. This is a fun event and they always need volunteers. Last year they had 150 people sign their email list. A number of them have become members. … Continue reading Brooklyn Book Festival
Save the Date : Monday, April 12, 2010For a staged reading of Lady SusanCheck out JASNA-NY's website under their Events page click here.
JASNA-NY's March Regional meeting will be held on Saturday, March 6, 2010 at Manhattanville College's Reid Castle in Purchase, NYThis full day (9:30am to 4:00pm) symposium "Inspired by Austen" will feature speakers, discussions and a S&S musical adaptation preview as well as welcome coffee/tea and lunch.Transportation from New York's Grand Central Station will be available … Continue reading JASNA-NY announces upcoming events
JASNA-NY Metro has posted their newsletter online. The winter issue of our newsletter is now on their http://www.jasnany.org website. There are many fun articles - including the review of the September meeting (Georgian Jewelry), the New Haven trip and AGM2009 reports. The December meeting report will be in the Spring issue.
"Ah! my poor dear child, the truth is, that in London it is always a sickly season. Nobody is healthy in London, nobody can be. Emma I:XIIJASNY-NY is hosting a JA birthday celebration meeting on Dec 5 at 2pm at the Midtown Executive Club 40 West 45th Street, NYC.Dr. Cheryl Kinney will explore the treatment … Continue reading Women’s Health Issues in Jane Austen’s Time
Yale Center for British Art will be having 2 Exhibits this fall, might be of interest to our members.1. Mrs. Delany and Her Circlefrom September 24, 2009 to January 3, 2010The exhibition will explore the life, world and work ofMary Delany, nee Mary Granville (1700-1788).2. Horace Walpole's Strawberry Hillfrom October 15, 2009 to January 3, … Continue reading JASNA-NY Possible Day trip to the Yale Center for British Art