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Massachusetts Region: Mothers and Mother-Figures

May 19

1:00 pm

How to Mother a Heroine

Elvira CasalPlease join us for a special season-closing event! We will finish our 2018-2019 season with a lecture by Elvira Casal, followed by a lovely afternoon tea. As befitting a talk one week after Mother’s Day, Dr. Casal will discuss the many interesting mothers and mother-figures in Jane Austen's novels.  

Elvira Casal teaches English at the Middle Tennessee University at Murfreesboro. She earned her Ph.D. from Vanderbilt University and teaches courses in 18th- and 19th-century British literature, ESL, the short story, the novel, and Jane Austen.

For more information and to register, please visit the Region's website.