An Afternoon with Jane Austen

In commemoration of the 200th anniversary of the publication of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice join other Jane enthusiasts for an afternoon of fun and learning.

1- 2 PM Lecture

Professor Lynne Barrett, Florida International University.

Jane Austen's Tips for Authors: What fi­ction writers can learn Pride & Prejudice.

Alvin Sherman Library, Room 2053

1-3 PM Contra Dancing led by Lou Dow with live music

Learn traditional English partnered folk/country dancing popular during the Regency period.

Alvin Sherman Library, Cotilla Gallery, 2nd Floor

2 - 3 PM Lecture

Dr. Jacqueline Cape, Clinical Psychologist.

Bennet Family Angst: A psychotherapist guides readers through the complicated family dynamics in Pride & Prejudice.

Alvin Sherman Library, Room 2053

3 - 4 PM Lecture

Arnie Perlstein, Independent Austen Scholar.

Decoding the Shadow Story BEHIND the Surface Story of Pride & Prejudice; or: Elizabeth Bennet is also Clueless!

Alvin Sherman Library, Room 2053

3-4 PM Regency Costumed Promenade

Channel your inner Jane and wear your finest Regency style afternoon or evening dress costume. Gentlemen are welcome as well!

Alvin Sherman Library, Cotilla Gallery, 2nd Floor


Presented by
Nova Southeastern University Alvin Sherman Library
and the Jane Austen Society of North America (JASNA)

with the assistance of Arnie Perlstein, (954) 647.-6154,
coordinator of the JASNA Miami-Ft.Lauderdale Region

Location: Alvin Sherman Library ( Directions, Weather )

3100 Ray Ferrero, Jr. Blvd. in Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314

RSVP: 33 of 100 Spaces Booked! ( RSVP For This Event)

Cost: Free and open to the public

Contact Info

Nora Quinlan

Phone: 954-262-4613