Brooklyn Book FairSunday, Sept 13, 2009 10am to 6pmat Brooklyn Borough Hall and PlazaJASNA - NY Metro region will be represented - please offer to come and help or at least come and visit us.Check out their website http://rs6.net/tn.jsp?et=1102671722689&s=31&e=001Z2Ju2UrKA94XdowWZm5yYmhAWznUbFo6fFXGQABh8X5ME6OGuLkrZqRLlXTKOJ8Aw9qPmsVYQdM4VYw8IWWSRl3hlYAiWkxYA6oN6XU5B9KwXUHigHOdSF8nKDkiSBck formore information.
JASNA-NY Regional Meeting: Georgian Jewelryby Frederica Jareton Saturday, Sept 12, 2009 at 2:00pmat the Helen Mills Theater137 West 26th Street (btwn 6th and 7th Avenue)After Frederica's presentation, we will enjoy a tea with light sandwiches and sweets.See http://rs6.net/tn.jsp?et=1102671722689&s=31&e=001Z2Ju2UrKA95NMntnR-EMjUg8Kh9WA1gonqmyBmWIAN2HBwzz--8cLFngVdH0iH2WfzSV9IjbUg64I9gFXy99navNcw1khpKkWC7d5_UOoz8= for registration form.
JASNA-NY announces an event: Mother/daughter team of Jane Rubino and Caitlen Rubino-Bradway have written a book titled "Lady Vernon and Her Daughter" based on Austen's "Lady Susan".The authors will be speaking on how they came to write the book, and of their love of Austen. They will also read a couple of excerpts from their … Continue reading JASNA-NY announces an event
JASNA-NY writes: Have you ever wondered why Fanny Dashwood is so mean? If so you will want to read Harriet Walter's story of Fanny Dashwood's life before she is introduced to us in Sense and Sensibility. Ms. Walter graciously accepted our invitation to speak to JASNA-NY members on Friday July 10, 2009 and read "her" … Continue reading Meet "Fanny Dashwood" with JASNA-NY
Cruise in celebration of the 200th anniversary of the battle of TrafalgarAn advert on the extreme right-hand column of p. 7 of Sunday, May 31st of the New York Times Book Review may cause an increase in the pitter-patter of pulse and evoke the redolence of salt air, especially if you joined us in enjoying … Continue reading Celebration of Patrick O’Brian – April 2010
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
May 15-17, 2009, Port Jefferson, New York: JASNA’s Greater New York Region will sponsor a weekend event, “Travel & Transportation in the Time of Jane Austen.” Speakers include Sandy Lerner, founder of Chawton House Library and an expert on Regency era horse-drawn vehicles, Professor Janine Barchas of the University of Texas, and Professor Michael Simon … Continue reading Travel and Transportation in JA Times
"I think if Jane Austen were writing today she might very well be our greatest mystery novelist." P.D. JamesHow intriguing to explore this idea! JASNA-NY invited the New York Chapter of the Mystery Writers of America to share their ideas about Jane Austen's skill in employing ambiguity and misleading her readers. Jane Cleland and Peggy … Continue reading Mystery Writer in NYC