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New York Metropolitan and Connecticut Super-Regional: Beyond the Written Word

Apr 5 - 7

An Exploration of Jane Austen's World

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Join us for a spring weekend in New Haven, CT, as we examine art, music, and architecture in the Regency Era. 

Conference lectures include:

  • “A Pair of Fine Eyes: Dora Jordan & Elizabeth Bennet”
    Jocelyn Harris, Professor Emerita, University of Otago, New Zealand
  • “Irish, I Dare Say: Satire in Persuasion
    Jocelyn Harris, Professor Emerita, University of Otago, New Zealand
  • “The Musical Influences in Jane Austen’s Life”
    Lidia Chang, Master of Music in Historical Performance and Master of Arts in Musicology
  • “The World Through the Eyes of Jane Austen’s Clergymen Heroes”
    Natasha Duquette, Chair, Department of English, and Professor of English, Tyndale University College & Seminary
  • “Historical New Haven”
    Judith Ann Schiff, New Haven City Historian, and Chief Research Archivist, Yale University Library
  • “Regency Charades”
    Mark Turner, Regency games enthusiast 

This event is open to the public; non-members welcome to attend.  For more information and to register, visit the Region's website.