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New York Metropolitan Region: "So Far We Are Equal"

Dec 16

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Austen's Teachings on Women, Independence and Equality

Screen Shot 2017 11 06 at 10.39.10 AMThose of us who turn to Jane Austen in times of joy and trouble, for mirth, consolation, or wisdom, know no 200th commemoration of her birth may be held without reflecting on the relevance of her life and works.

 Join us for an afternoon of sparkling conversation (and some sparkling drinks as well!) when Dr. Jenny Davidson, professor of Comparative and English Literature at Columbia University and author of the upcoming Reading Jane Austen, discusses what Austen’s depiction of women in society has to tell us about independence and equality…perhaps lessons pertinent to contemporary women and men?

For more information please visit the Region's website.