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)

9:00-10:00 Meeting for presenters, mandatory for graduate students & discussion leaders

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

10:00-5:00 Emporium open

10:15-12:00 Creative Writing Workshop: “Creating Your own Adaptation” (UNC and NC State Creative Writing Program). Requires registration in advance. Limited to 20. Registration opens March 1, 2019.

10:45 First shuttle from Hampton Inn to UNC Campus (10:45 and 12:45) meet by lobby door

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

11:00-2:30 Special Print room exhibit on “Reading and Irony” and “Pride and Prejudice Remix” Tour with docents at the Ackland Art Museum on UNC campus UNC*

12:45 Second shuttle from Hampton Inn to UNC Campus (10:45 and 12:45) Meet in lobby

12:00-2:00 Lunch on your own (many options near the Hampton Inn and also on the UNC campus). (ENGL 340 Students meet for separate lunch.)

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

2:00 – 3:00 Teachers’ Forum 1: TBA (Kathryn Edelstein)

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

3:00-4:00: Dancing 101 Session

4:15 – 4:30  Welcome (Inger Brodey & James Thompson)  

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

5:30 – 6:30 Mixer & Social Hour (by pool, weather permitting)

6:30 – 7:15 Dinner for all with welcome from Dr. Terry Rhodes, Senior Associate Dean of Fine Arts & Humanities in the College of Arts & Sciences, UNC-Chapel Hill 

7:15 – 8:15 Historian address

8:30-10:00 Dance Instruction Session 1–Mr. Jack Maus of Syllabub and the Regency Assembly of North Carolina  (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 the dance practices)


Friday, June 21:
8:00 – 9:00 Warm breakfast buffet  (Breakfast is actually served from 6-10 am)

8:00-6:00 Emporium open

8:45 – 9:00 Context Corner I: Entailment 101 by Eric Bontempo, UNC-CH.

9:15-10:15 Context Response Discussion Sessions I. Break into discussion groups in assigned rooms.

10:15-11:00 Elevenses

11:00-12:15 Panel 1 on Pride and Prejudice and its Afterlives: Adaptations and Sequels (speakers will include Professor Heather King of Redlands University and Dr. Maria Biajoli from Brazil on Fan fiction) Chair: Emily Sferra.

12:30-2:00 Lunch on your own

12:30-2:00 Reticule and Shoe Rose-making Workshop I (workshop limited to 20; requires separate registration)

12:30-2:30 Screening of Lizzie Bennet Diaries

12:45-2:15 Teachers Scholarship Awardees’ & Essay Contest Winners’ Lunch

2:30 – 3:30 Plenary address and Q/A with Uzma Jallaludin, author of Ayesha at Last

3:30 – 3:45 Context Corner II:

4:00-4:30 Context Response Discussion Session II.  Break into discussion groups in assigned rooms.

4:45 – 6:00 Dance Instruction Session 2 –Mr. Jack Maus of Syllabub and the Regency Assembly of North Carolina

(Dinner on own)

7:30 – 9:00 Original Theatrical Production:

Jane Austen’s Juvenilia, “Love and Freindship (sic)” (adapted and directed by Adam & Blanche McCune)

Q & A session with directors and actors to follow the performance

9:00 – 11:00  Regency Pub Crawl (Three select locations in Carrboro and Chapel Hill, led by Anne Fertig and Ashley Werlinich, with special themed cocktails prepared to match our theme) Leave from lobby

9:00 – 11:00 Video Series screening: Bride and Prejudice 


Saturday, June 22:

8:00 – 9:00 Warm buffet breakfast (Breakfast is actually served from 6-10 am)

9:00-5:00 Emporium open

9:00 – 9:15 Context Corner III: Regency Card Games, Carlie Wetzel

9:45-10:30 Context Response Discussion Session III.  Break into discussion groups in assigned rooms.

10:30 – 11:00 Elevenses; ENGL 340 Poster Session

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

11:15 – 12:15 Plenary address and Q/A with Sonali Dev, author of Pride and Prejudice and other Flavors

12:15  – 2:00 Lunch on your own; Book signing for Visiting Authors; ENGL 340 Poster Session

12:15-1:45 Shoe Rose and Reticule-making Workshop II for the Ball (workshop limited to 20)

2:00-3:00 Basic Dance 101 Session

3:00 – 4:30 Dance Instruction Session 3 –Mr Jack Maus of Syllabub and the Regency Assembly of North Carolina

4:30-5:30 Hair Arrangement Workshop (workshop limited to 20)

(Dinner on own; light refreshments served at Ball)

7:00 – 10:30 THE REGENCY BALL–Morehead Lobby of Graham Memorial Hall (shuttles from the hotel at 6:30 and 6:45; return shuttles at 10:30 and 10:45 (Depart from lobby)

Syllabub Players: Jack Maus, Caller;  Walt Robinson, recorders; Dean Herington, clarinet; Julie Gorka, piano


Sunday, June 23:
8:00 – 9:30 Warm buffet breakfast (Breakfast is actually served from 6-10 am)

9:00-12:00 Emporium open

9:30 – 11:00 Panel 2 on Pride and Prejudice and its Afterlives: Video and Film: Grant Glass, ““Mmmmm Brains: The Many Subgenres of Pride and Prejudice”  and Emily Sferra, “Mary Bennet meets Feminism” (and others TBA).

11:15 – 11:45 Elevenses

11:45 – 1:15 Teachers’ Forum 2: Curriculum Workshop

11:45 – 1:15 Panel 3 on Pride and Prejudice and its Afterlives:  Other Media and Games (speakers TBA)

1:30 – 2:00 Formal Farewell, Leave-taking, Prizes, & Sundry Announcements (including exciting 2020 and 2021 JASP plans!). Special visit from Andy Zink, Vice President of the National Humanities Center.

2:30-5:00  English afternoon tea at the Carolina Inn Old Well Room (Click for directions) Free Valet Parking for our group


GUIDE TO ROOMS (coming soon)

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


Online map of UNC campus buildings

Handout for Thursday events on campus (coming soon)