Iowa Region: "Laughter and Sex In Austen"
Featuring JASNA Travelling Lecturer Elvira Casal
We are excited to welcome JASNA Travelling lecturer Elvira Casal to Des Moines for a presentation titled "Laughter and Sex in Austen." Dr. Casal is a professor of English at Middle Tennessee State University and received her Ph.D. from Vanderbilt University. Since 1998, she has spoken often at AGMs and regional JASNA meetings, and many of her papers have been published in Persuasions. Dr. Casal is a witty, spontaneous speaker who combines close reading with social history and psychology in her well-crafted papers.
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