“No Happy Endings? At Home with Miss Bates in Georgian England”
Carol Medine Moss Keynote Lecture
We are pleased to announce that Amanda Vickery, prize-winning author of The Gentleman’s Daughter (Yale University Press, 1998) and Behind Closed Doors: At Home in Georgian England (Yale University Press, 2009), is our Carol Medine Moss Keynote Lecturer. Ms. Vickery has recently been appointed Professor of Early Modern History at Queen Mary, University of London. She lectures on British social, political and cultural history. She also writes and presents history documentaries for television and radio. Her TV series, “At Home with the Georgians,” aired in December 2010 in the UK and in 2011 in the US.
“Making Sense of Sensibility in Jane Austen’s World”
JASNA North American Scholar Lecture
Rachel M. Brownstein
“Age of Caricature”
Our final plenary lecturer is Rachel M. Brownstein, a professor of English at Brooklyn College and the CUNY Graduate Center. She is the author of three critically acclaimed books, Why Jane Austen?, Becoming a Heroine: Reading about Women in Novels and Tragic Muse: Rachel of the Comedie-Francaise. She is a graduate of Hunter College High School and Barnard College, and received her Ph.D in English from Yale University.