JASNA National President to Lecture in Hawai`i

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Our big news is the upcoming lecture visit to Hawai`i by JASNA National President Claire Bellanti. Ms. Bellanti will be making the following presentations:

  • Friday, October 23, 1:30PM, Room 301, Hamilton Library at the University of Hawai`i Manoa campus: You Can Get a Parasol at Whitby's: Lending Libraries in Jane Austen's Time.
  • Saturday, October 24, 1:00PM, Hawai`i State Library, King Street, Honolulu: Who Was Jane Austen? This is a richly illustrated discussion of the influence of Jane Austen's life and times on her work.

Presentations are free and open to the public, with no tickets or reservations needed.

Don't miss out on either of these! It's a rare opportunity to hear and meet a nationally-recognized Jane Austen scholar and literary leader, and to learn more about the activities of the Jane Austen Society of North America.

For additional information write jasnahawaii@jasnahawaii.org