Sex, money and power is 2012 conference theme
Registration opens on May 2 for this year’s Jane Austen Society of North America AGM, in Brooklyn, New York. Hundreds of delegates from around the world are expected at the annual gathering of the Austen faithful, which is being held at the Marriot by Brooklyn Bridge hotel from October 5 to 7, 2012.
The theme of this year’s conference is ‘sex, money and power in Jane Austen’s fiction’, a subject that will be elaborated upon with enthusiasm by a team of international speakers including Sandy Lerner (Chawton House), Maggie Lane (UK), Susannah Fullerton (Jane Austen Society of Australia) and Tim Bullamore (Editor of Jane Austen’s Regency World magazine).
As well as the formal sessions and key-note lectures, there will be an emporium with stalls from Jane Austen Books, Bingley’s Teas, Chawton House, Jane Austen’s Regency World magazine and many others.
Full details of the AGM are updated regularly at the JASNA website.