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About Jennifer Abella

Jennifer Abella is a TV/movie/pop culture/knitting/sewing/Jane Austen geek. Oh, and a total Anglophile. Follow her on Twitter: @nextjen.

Free National Humanities Center webinar on ‘Pride and Prejudice’

The Jane Austen Summer Program is co-sponsoring a free webinar on ” ‘Pride and Prejudice’ in its Third Century” with the National Humanities Center on April 23, 2020. The webinar, led by Nicholas Dames, a professor of humanities at Columbia University, will explore the novel and whether we read Austen to flee modernity — or to understand it. To register, visit:…/webinars.

Jane Austen Summer Program featured on UNC College of Arts & Sciences site

The end of summer is approaching, but we’re still making headlines with our 2019 program: “Pride and Prejudice and Its Afterlives.” Kristen Chavez of UNC’s College of Arts & Sciences has featured the Jane Austen Summer Program on the college’s website. Click here to read the full story. Click below or this link to view the video. (In July, UNC also featured JASP on its site.)

In 2018, JASP co-founder Inger Brodey and social media volunteer Jennifer Abella spoke with Chavez and Victoria Male about Austen’s fandom on their podcast, “Your Biggest Fangirl.”