Breakout Session Selections
To help your AGM planners select the rooms appropriate to the speaker, please make a selection of one speaker from each breakout session. We do appreciate your help in this so we can provide YOU with a pleasant experience. Selections are not binding.
Session One: Friday, October 5, 3:15 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.
A. Uncorsetting Austen: Sexual Passion and Narrative Structure in
the Novels Kathleen Anderson
B. Reading Body Language: A Game of Skill Juliet McMaster
C. The Harp in the Barouche: Musical Courting and Transporting in Jane Austen's Novels Kathryn Shanks Libin
D. Gossip in Jane Austen's Novels Elaine Bander
E. Wild Schemes of Pleasure and Pain: Excursions in Austen's Courtship Narratives Geri Chavis
F. The Steventon Theatricals: James Austen's Prologues and Epilogues Constance Walker
G. Who Could Ever Be Tired of Bath? Bath as a Leisure Center in Jane Austen's Novels Keiko Parker
Session Two: Saturday, October 6, 10:45 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
A. Every Savage Can Dance: Choreographing a Courtship Nora
B. Jane Austen and the Pleasure Principle Bruce Stovel
C. I Wish We Had a Donkey: Pursuing Pleasure in Emma Marcia Folsom
D. I Burn With Contempt for My Foes: Jane Austen's Music Collections and Women's Lives in Regency England Mollie Sandock
E. Getting and Spending: Conspicuous Consumption in Highbury Sheryl Bonar Craig
F. Scampering About the Countryside: Austen's Pedestrian Heroines June Sturrock
G. Lethal Pleasures: Recreation, Male Bonding and Social Obligation Judith Fiedler
H. Choosing the Man: Heroic Husband or Lustful Lover? Pamela Whalan and Nora Walker
Session Three: Saturday, October 6, 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
A. Dangers of the Ball Barbara Wisecamp
B. Pictures of Imperfection: Gilray, Rowlandson and Caricature in the Age of Jane Austen Paula Stepankowsky and Marion LaBeck
C. Gentlemanly Pursuits: A Brief Discourse on Snuffs, Cravats and Firearms Jack Laney
D. Labors of Leisure Peter Graham
E. What Every Librarian Knew: The Circulating Library and the Pursuit of Reading in the Novels of Jane Austen Rachel Oriente
F. I Prefer Walking: Jane Austen and the Pleasaneist Part of the Day Sally Palmer
G. Profitable and Purposeful Performances: Austen's Accomplished Women Juliette Wells
List your choice for each Session:
Session One: _______ Session Two: _____ Session Three: _______