2019 Schedule

Schedule for “Pride and Prejudice & Its Afterlives”

June 20-23, 2019

All events at the Hampton Inn-Carrboro/Chapel Hill unless otherwise noted.  Please note that the events listed are subject to change!  

Thursday, June 20:

7:00–10:00 Warm buffet breakfast at the Hampton Inn (Breakfast is actually served from 6-10 am). Rosings

9:00–10:00 Meeting for presenters, mandatory for graduate students and discussion leaders. Pemberley

10:00–2:00 Conference registration and check-in. All participants receive packets and name tags. GraceChurch Street

10:00–5:00 Emporium open. London Emporium

10:15–12:00 Creative Writing Workshop: “Creating Your Own Adaptation” (Led by Professor Randall Kenan of UNC Creative Writing Program, Eleanor Griggs, and guest author Soniah Kamal). Requires separate registration. Pemberley

10:45 First shuttle from Hampton Inn to UNC Campus (10:45, 11:00 and 12:45); meet by lobby door.  Rosings

11:00 Second shuttle from Hampton Inn to UNC Campus (10:45, 11:00 and 12:45); meet by lobby door.

11:00–2:30 Louis Round Wilson Library Rare Book and Manuscript Exhibit (UNC campus). UNC* 

12:45 Third shuttle from Hampton Inn to UNC campus (10:45, 11:00 and 12:45); meet by lobby door.  Rosings

12:00–1:45 Lunch on your own (many options near the Hampton Inn and on UNC campus). (ENGL 340 sStudents meet for separate lunch.)

1:15  First shuttle back from UNC campus to Hampton Inn (1:15, 2:00 and 2:30). UNC* (leaves from Ackland Museum at 101 S. Columbia and Wilson Library at 200 South Road)

1:45–2:45 Teachers’ Forum 1: “Analyzing the Complexity of Character in Pride and Prejudice” (Kathryn Edelstein). Pemberley

2:00 Second shuttle back from UNC campus to Hampton Inn (1:15, 2:00 and 2:30). UNC*(leaves from Ackland Museum at 101 S. Columbia and Wilson Library at 200 South Road)

2:30 Third shuttle back from UNC campus to Hampton Inn (1:15, 2:00 and 2:30) UNC*(leaves from Ackland Museum at 101 S. Columbia and Wilson Library at 200 South Road)

3:00–4:00  Dancing 101 Session. Pemberley

4:15–4:30  Welcome (Inger Brodey and James Thompson).  Pemberley

4:30–5:30 Plenary interview and Q/A with Soniah Kamal, author of Unmarriageable. Pemberley

5:30–6:30 Mixer and social hour (by pool, weather permitting). Ramsgate and Rosings

6:30–7:30 Welcome dinner.

7:30–8:15 “Why Pride and Prejudice?” (James Thompson, UNC-CH). Pemberley

8:3010:00 Dance Instruction Session 1: Mr. Jack Maus of Syllabub and the Sun Assembly English Country Dancers.  (You may attend all or any of the dance instruction sessions; each one will focus on different dances that will be included in our ball; you are free to bring your ticketed ball guests to all the dance practices.) Pemberley

Friday, June 21:
8:009:00 Warm breakfast buffet.  (Breakfast is actually served from 6-10 am). Rosings

8:006:00 Emporium open. London Emporium

8:459:00 Context Corner I: Entailment 101 (Eric Bontempo, UNC-CH). Pemberley

9:1510:15 Context Response Discussion Session I. Break into discussion groups in assigned rooms: Netherfield, Longbourn, Lambton, Meryton, Lucas Lodge, Hunsford, Brighton, Derbyshire, Pemberley

10:1511:00 Elevenses. Rosings

11:0012:15 Panel 1 on Pride and Prejudice and Its Afterlives: Adaptations and Sequels, chaired by Emily Sferra (UNC-CH). Professor Heather King (Redlands University) on sequels;  Dr. Maria Biajoli (University of Sao Paulo, Brazil) on fan fiction; and Michele Robinson (UNC-CH) on young adult novels. Pemberley

12:302:30 Lunch on your own, or boxed lunch for those who ordered them by June 20.

12:302:30 Reticule and Shoe Rose-making Workshop (requires separate registration). Pemberley

12:302:30 Screening of The Lizzie Bennet Diaries. Rosings

12:302:15 Teachers Scholarship Recipients’ & Essay Contest Winners’ Lunch. Hickory Tavern

2:303:30 Plenary address and Q/A with Uzma Jalaluddin, author of Ayesha at Last. Pemberley

3:303:45 Context Corner II: Sisters, Sisters  (Emily Sferra, UNC-CH). Pemberley

4:004:30 Context Response Discussion Session II.  Break into discussion groups in assigned rooms: Netherfield, Longbourn, Lambton, Meryton, Lucas Lodge, Hunsford, Brighton, Derbyshire, Pemberley

4:456:00 Dance Instruction Session 2: Mr. Jack Maus of Syllabub and the Sun Assembly English Country Dancers. Pemberley

(Dinner on own)

7:308:30 Original Theatrical Production: Jane Austen’s Juvenilia, “Love and Friendship” (adapted and directed by Adam and Blanche McCune); Q/A session with directors and actors to follow the performance. Pemberley

8:3010:00 Film screening: Bride and Prejudice. Rosings

9:0011:00  Regency Pub Crawl. (Three select locations in Carrboro and Chapel Hill, led by Anne Fertig and Eleanor Griggs, with special themed cocktails prepared to match our topic: B-Side Lounge, 200 N. Greensboro St.; Belltree Speakeasy, 100 Brewer Lane; Dead Mule Club, 303 W. Franklin St.) Leave from lobby. Rosings

Saturday, June 22:

8:009:00 Warm buffet breakfast (Breakfast is actually served from 6-10 am). Rosings

9:005:00 Emporium open. London Emporium

9:009:15 Context Corner III: The Militia Comes to Meryton: Quartering Troops in Austen’s Time (Leslie Rowen, UNC-CH). Pemberley

9:3010:30 Context Response Discussion Session III.  Break into discussion groups in assigned rooms: Netherfield, Longbourne, Lambton, Meryton, Lucas Lodge, Hunsford, Brighton, Derbyshire, Pemberley

10:3011:00 Elevenses; ENGL 340 Poster Session. Rosings

10:45 Silent auction ends (payment and pickup to be completed by 5:00 pm today). London Emporium

11:1512:15 Plenary address and Q/A with Sonali Dev, author of Pride, Prejudice and Other Flavors. Pemberley

12:152:00 Lunch on your own, or boxed lunches for those who ordered them by June 20. 

12:301:45 Book signing for visiting authors. Pemberley

1:00–2:00 ENGL 340 Undergraduate Poster Session. Rosings

2:003:00 Basic Dance 101 Session. Pemberley

3:004:30 Dance Instruction Session 3: Mr Jack Maus of Syllabub and the Sun Assembly English Country Dancers. Pemberley

4:305:30 Hair Arrangement Workshop (separate registration required). Pemberley

(Dinner on own; light refreshments served at ball)

7:00–10:30 THE REGENCY BALL: John Lindsay Morehead II Lounge, James M. Johnston Center for Undergraduate Excellence in Graham Memorial Building on UNC-Chapel Hill campus. (Shuttles from the hotel at 6:15, 6:30 and 7:00; return shuttles at 10:15, 10:30 and 10:45 (Depart from Rosings by front door; please note women’s shoes must be flat or wedge — no heels.)

Syllabub Players: Jack Maus, Caller;  Walt Robinson, recorders; Julie Gorka, piano; Joey O’Donnell – fiddle and viola

Sunday, June 23:
8:009:30 Warm buffet breakfast (Breakfast is actually served from 6-10 am). Rosings

9:0012:00 Emporium open. London Emporium

9:0010:30 Panel 2 on Pride and Prejudice and Its Afterlives: Video and Film, chaired by Sarah Schaefer Walton (UNC-CH). Grant Glass (UNC-CH) on Pride and Prejudice and Zombies; Jane McGrail (UNC-CH) on Bride and Prejudice; and Sarah Lingo (Northwestern University) on Pride and Prejudice : A Latter-Day ComedyPemberley

10:3011:00 Elevenses. Rosings

10:4512:00 Teachers’ Forum 2: “Practical Applications of Austen in the Classroom” (Kathryn Edelstein and Tyson Hallet). Pemberley

12:151:45 Panel 3 on Pride and Prejudice and Its Afterlives:  Other Media and Games; chaired by Michele Robinson (UNC-CH).  Anne Fertig (UNC-CH) on “Marrying Mr. Darcy” and “Good Society” (card/table top games); Sarah Schaefer Walton (UNC-CH) on “Ever Jane,” “The Lady’s Choice,” and other digital Austen experiences; Carlie Wetzel (UNC-CH) on games from Jane Austen’s time. Pemberley

1:452:15 Formal farewell, leave-taking, prizes and sundry announcements (including exciting 2020 and 2021 JASP plans!). Special visit from Andy Zink, vice president of the National Humanities Center. Pemberley

3:005:00  English afternoon tea at the Carolina Inn Old Well Room (Click for directions) (separate registration required). Free valet parking for our group.

GUIDE TO ROOMS: 

Hotel Lobby (receptions and film screenings): Rosings

Smith Room (main room for events): Pemberley

Pre-Function Room (registration, concierge services, and JASP merchandise): GraceChurch Street

Williams Room (books, milliner, and silent auction): London Emporium

Board Room (costume rental): Lady Catherine’s Closet

Second Floor Pool Deck (social mixer): Ramsgate

Suite 440: Netherfield

Suite 444: Longbourne

Suite 446: Lambton

Suite 448: Meryton

Suite 540: Lucas Lodge

Suite 544: Hunsford

Suite 546: Brighton

Suite 548: Derbyshire

*GUIDE TO UNC LOCATIONS:

Online map of UNC campus buildings

Handout for Thursday events on campus (coming soon)