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Winter 1989

 JASNA-Southwest’s 10th Anniversary Celebration

December 16, 1989

UCLA Faculty Center

Speakers:

Janet Todd, Cambridge University — Women Writers Up to Jane Austen
Paula Rea Radisich, Whittier College — Taking the Body to Bath
Robert and Mark Christianson — Songs of the 18th Century
Ciji Ware, author — Women Dramatists of the 18th Century
Janet Todd, Cambridge University — Jane Austen and Sensibility
Robert Allen, antiquarian bookseller — The Shape That Books Took

 Winter 1988

December 17, 1988

UCLA Faculty Center

Speakers:

David Wooley — Gentlemen’s Professions Jane Austen
Rev. Jon Hart Olson — The Role of Clergy in Jane Austen’s Novels
Gill Schwartzberg, Royal Navy Association — The Royal Navy in Jane Austen’s Day
The Cambridge Singers — Performance
Gloria Gross — Imagining Mr. Knightley
Elizabeth Spector — Jane Fairfax: A Cleverer, Better Educated Becky Sharp
Peter Birchall — Charades and Riddles in Emma
Jordan Scepanski, California State University, Long Beach — Jane Austen’s Libraries and Libraries’ Jane Austen

 Winter 1987

December 5, 1987

Queen Mary, Long Beach

Speakers:

Ruth apRoberts, University of California, Riverside — Jane Austen as a Men’s Liberationist
Gloria Gross, California State University, Northridge — Jane Austen and Psychological Realism
J. David Grey, JASNA co-founder — Our Little Brother, Charles Austen
Geoffrey Scholfield and Gill N. Schwartzberg, Royal Naval Association — Life in the Royal Navy in Jane Austen’s Day

 Winter 1986

December 20, 1986

Huntington Library

Speakers:

Helen Gilde, California State University, Long Beach — A Reader’s Response to Pride and Prejudice
Donald Greene, University of Southern California — The Curtain Lifts: A Further Report on Hamstall Ridware
Daniel Segal, Pitzer College — Courting the Familiar: Courtship and the Making of New Families in Jane Austen
Pamela Cook Miller, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo — Will You Dance, Miss Austen? (dramatic performance)

 Winter 1985

December 7, 1985

Pomona College/Claremont Campus

Speakers:

Edward Copeland — Consumerism in the Novels

Edward Maeder, curator, costumes and textiles, Los Angeles County Museum of Art — Dress in Jane Austen’s Time

Pamela Cook Miller, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo — The Power of the Spoken Word

Patsy Sanford — Jane Austen as Housekeeper

Alma Zook, Pomona College — Jane Austen’s Knowledge of the Stars

Winter 1984

Jane Austen and the Leisure Arts

December 9, 1984

California State University, Long Beach, University Union

Speakers:

Langdon Elsbree, Claremont Colleges — Jane Austen and the Dance of Fidelity and Complaisance

Lillian Goldstein/Amy Stuart dance troupe — Dance in the Time of Jane Austen, introduction followed by dance exhibition

Winter 1983

December 10, 1983

Huntington Library

Speakers:

Olive Evans, British actor — Reading

Marvin Mudrick, University of California, Santa Barbara — Is Jane Austen the Best Novelist Ever?

Winter 1982

December 11, 1982

Huntington Library, Overseer’s Room

Speakers:

Bruce Burton, California State University, Fullerton — Jane Austen’s Gothic Quest

Donald Greene, University of Southern California — Jane Austen’s Society

JASNA-Southwest members — Readings

Spring 1982

Sunday by the Sea

April 25, 1982

Home of Ruth White, Pacific Palisades

Speakers:

John Halperin — Unengaged Laughter: Jane Austen’s Juvenilia

JASNA-Southwest members — Readings

Winter 1979

Inaugural Meeting of JASNA-Southwest

December 14, 1979

University of Southern California, Heritage Hall

Speakers:

Andrew Wright, University of California, San Diego

Donald Greene, University of Southern California — Pemberley Revisited