Sex, Money and Power in Jane Austen's Fiction, the Jane Austen Society of North America's Annual General Meeting, in New York City October 5-7, 2012
Plenary Speakers
Anna Quindlen

Anna Quindlen, Pulitzer prize-winner and best-selling author, has accepted our invitation to be the Carol Medine Moss Keynote Lecturer.

Published in Persuasions 34 (2012).
“Imagining Jane Austen”
Persuasions 34 (2012): 13-24.

Dr. Cornel West, Professor of Philosophy at Princeton University, will deliver the JASNA North American Scholar Lecture, focusing on issues of “power.”

Published in Persuasions 34 (2012).
“Power and Freedom in Jane Austen’s Novels”
Persuasions 34 (2012): 111-118.

Dr. Cornel West
Sandy Lerner

Sandy Lerner, co-founder of Cisco Systems and founder of Chawton House Library, will identify and analyze the importance of “money” in the novels —both wealth and poverty—as our third distinguished plenary speaker.

Daniel James Cole, Adjunct Professor at the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), a costume and scenery designer for the opera, theater, film, television, and industrials as well as fashion history scholar, will discuss during our fourth plenary session the displays of sex, money and power in Regency era fashions.

Daniel James Cole