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” (Led by Professor Randall Kenan of UNC Creative Writing Program, Eleanor Griggs, and guest author Soniah Kamal). 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: “Analyzing the Complexity of Character in Pride and Prejudice” (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 – 8:15 Dinner for all with welcome from Dr. Terry Rhodes, Interim Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences, UNC-Chapel Hill.  Presentation over dessert on “Why Pride and Prejudice?” (James Thompson, UNC-CH).

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 all 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 (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); Optional box lunch

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: Sisters, Sisters  (Emily Sferra, UNC-CH)

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 – 8:30 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

8:30 – 10:00 Film screening: Bride and Prejudice 

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

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: Games or Architecture

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); Optional box lunch

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 others TBA).

11:15 – 11:45 Elevenses

11:45 – 1:15 Teachers’ Forum 2: “Practical Applications of Austen in the Classroom”

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



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)