Schedule

“One likes to hear what is going on.”
                                                         Persuasion, Vol. IV, Ch. 5

(Subject to Change)

Wed Sept 26
8:00 am - 8:00 pm Emporium Setup for Vendors and Regions / Regency Room Setup
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm Registration Desk & Quilt Drawing Tickets



Thu Sept 27

8:00 am - 6:30 pm Registration Desk & Quilt Drawing Tickets
8:00 am - 6:00 pm Milsom Street Emporium (Closed during Plenary Sessions)
8:30 am - 10:00 am Workshop: Dance #1*
9:00 am - 12:30 pm Tour: National World War I Museum *
9:00 am - 12:45 pm Tour: Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art*
10:00 am – 10:50 am Special Interest 1: Revisiting Lake Louise: The JASNA 1993 AGM on Persuasion (Juliet McMaster)
10:00 am - 4:00 pm Regency Room (Closed during Plenary Sessions)
10:30 am - 12:00 pm Workshop: Dance #2*
11:00 am - 11:50 am Special Interest 2: Featuring Jane’s Sailor Brothers at Jane Austen’s House Museum (Mary Guyatt)
11:00 am - 12:30 pm Workshop: Turbans & Bandeaux #1*
11:30 am - 12:45 pm Lunch on Your Own
12:30 pm - 1:20 pm Jane Austen Collector’s Conversation
1:00 pm - 4:45 pm Tour: Arabia Steamboat Museum*
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm Workshop: Dance #3*
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Tour: Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art*
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm Special Interest 3: Francis, Charles and Fanny: Naval Family Influences in Jane Austen's Persuasion (Sheila & Hugh Kindred)
2:30 pm - 3:20 pm Special Interest 4: “She had only navy-lists and newspapers for her authority” (Hazel Jones)
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm Workshop: Turbans & Bandeaux #2*
3:30 pm - 4:00 pm Pelisse Quilt Conversation with Cheryl Neruda
3:30 pm - 4:00 pm Orientation for AGM First-Timers
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm Speakers’ AV Consultation
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm Special Event: Cheese Tour of Jane Austen’s England*
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm Regional Coordinators’ Training Session
4:30 pm - 6:45 pm Dinner on Your Own
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm Special Event: “Reflections on Playing Anne Elliot” with Amanda Root*
8:45 pm - 10:45 pm Special Interest: Persuasion, 1995 Film Adaptation Screening



Fri Sept 28

8:00 am - 7:00 pm Registration Desk & Quilt Drawing Tickets
8:00 am - 6:00 pm Milsom Street Emporium (Closed during Plenary Sessions)
8:00 am - 10:00 am JASNA Board Meeting
8:30 am - 9:30 am Special Interest 5: Marketing Persuasion (Janine Barchas)
8:30 am - 10:00 am Workshop: Pelisse Fabric Keepsake*
9:00 am - 10:30 am Workshop: Dance #4*
9:45 am - 10:45 am Special Interest 6: The Professor is “In” to Teach Persuasion (Dr. Joan Klingel Ray)
10:00 am - 4:00 pm Regency Room (Closed during Plenary Sessions)
10:15 am - 10:45 am Orientation for AGM First Timers
10:30 am - 12:00 pm Regional Coordinators’ Business Meeting
10:45 am – 11:45 am Speakers’ AV Consultation
11:00 am - 12:30 pm Special Event: Pump Room Tea and Fashions*
11:00 am - 12:45 pm Lunch on Your Own
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Opening/ Plenary I: Dr. John Mullan
2:45 pm - 3:35 pm Breakout Session A
4:00 pm - 4:50 pm Breakout Session B
4:50 pm - 7:15 pm Dinner on Your Own
7:30 pm - 9:45 pm Special Interest: “An Evening in the Bath Assembly Rooms” Lecture & Concert
Sat Sept 29

7:30 am - 8:45 am Continental Breakfast for Attendees and Companions
8:00 am - 5:00 pm Registration Desk & Quilt Drawing Tickets
8:00 am - 5:00 pm Milsom Street Emporium (Closed during Plenary Sessions)
8:00 am - 8:40 am JASNA Reading Groups: Creating “Conversations in Good Company”
8:45 am - 9:00 am Essay Contest Winners Introduction
9:00 am - 10:15 am Plenary II: Dr. Sheryl Craig
10:00 am - 4:00 pm Regency Room (Closed during Plenary Sessions)
10:30 am - 11:20 am Breakout Session C
11:20 am – 1:00 pm Lunch on Your Own
1:00 pm - 2:15 pm Plenary III: Dr. Sheila Hwang
2:30 pm - 3:20 pm Breakout Session D
3:30 pm - 4:15 pm U.S. JASNA Business Meeting
4:30 pm - 5:15 pm Canada JASNA Business Meeting
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm Social Hour / Cash Bar / Pub Quiz
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm Banquet / Fountain Promenade / Regency Ball & Whist
8:30 pm - 9:30 pm Special Interest: “Let there be Light.” Lighting in the Time & Novels of Jane Austen (Sue Dell)



Sun Sept 30

8:00 am - 12:30 pm Registration Desk
8:30 am - 9:15 am Book Signing by Participating AGM Speakers
9:30 am - 12:00 pm Brunch & Plenary IV: Gordon Laco / Quilt Drawing / AGM Closing
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm Tour: Plaza Fountains Walking Tour*
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm Special Event: Post-AGM Dinner at Lidia’s Italy*



Mon Oct 1

9:00 am - 1:00 pm Tour: Regency Silver Program*

*Ticketed Event: requires additional purchase during AGM registration



Diana Fountain, Country Club Plaza