2018 Schedule

Schedule for “Northanger Abbey and Frankenstein: 200 Years of Horror” June 14-17, 2018

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

Thursday, June 14:

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

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

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

10:00-5:00 Emporium open Milsom Street

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

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

11:00-2:30 Tour of Austen- and Shelley-related items 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 Woodston by front door

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: “Big Ideas: Thematic Links between Northanger Abbey and Frankenstein” Sherill Jolly Northanger Abbey

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)

3:15 – 3:30  Welcome (Inger Brodey & James Thompson)  Northanger Abbey

3:30 – 4:15 “What Jane Read: Jane Austen’s Gothic Inheritance in Northanger Abbey” (Susan Allen Ford, Delta State University) Northanger Abbey

4:15 – 5:00 “What Mary Read: Mary Shelley’s Gothic Inheritance in Frankenstein”  (Jeanne Moskal, UNC-CH) Northanger Abbey

5:15 – 6:00 Mixer & Social Hour Pump Room and Woodston

6:00 – 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 Northanger Abbey

7:15 – 8:15 “Horror and the French Revolution” (Lloyd Kramer, UNC-CH) Northanger Abbey

8:45-10:00 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) Northanger Abbey

Friday, June 15:
8:00 – 9:00 Warm breakfast buffet  (Breakfast is actually served from 6-10 am) Woodston

8:00-6:00 Emporium open Milsom Street

8:45 – 9:00 Context Corner I: : “Do not imagine that I often read novels”; or, Dangerous Fiction and the Regency Reader  (Rachael Isom) Northanger Abbey

9:00 – 9:15 Context Corner II: “Remember the…age in which we live”: Science, Technology, and Regency Society (Liz Shand) Northanger Abbey

9:30-10:30 Context Response Discussion Sessions I and II. Break into discussion groups in assigned rooms. Ingolstadt, Geneva, Chamonix, London, Perth, Strasburg, Rotterdam, Edinburgh

10:30-11:00 Elevenses Pump Room and Woodston

11:00-12:15 “Gothic Fashion” lecture and exhibit (Samantha Bullat) Northanger Abbey

12:30-2:00 Lunch on your own

12:30-2:00 Mask-making Workshop I for the Masquerade Ball (workshop limited to 20; requires separate registration) Northanger Abbey

12:30-2:30 Screening of 2007 Northanger Abbey Woodston

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

2:30 – 3:30 “Mary, Jane, and me: On writing Pride and Prometheus” (John Kessel, NC State) Northanger Abbey

3:30 – 3:45 Context Corner III: On the Sublime (Anne Fertig) Northanger Abbey

4:00-4:30 Context Response Discussion Session III.  Break into discussion groups in assigned rooms. Ingolstadt, Geneva, Chamonix, London, Perth, Strasburg, Rotterdam, Edinburgh

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

(Dinner on own)

7:30 – 9:00 Two Original Theatrical Productions Northanger Abbey:

Mary Shelley Performance (written and performed by Whitney Thornberry)

Jane Austen’s Juvenilia, “Lesley Castle” (adapted by Adam McCune; directed by Sarah Rose Kearns)

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

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 novels) Leave from Woodston

9:00 – 11:00 Film screening: Frankenstein (1931 version) Woodston

Saturday, June 16:
8:00 – 9:00 Warm buffet breakfast (Breakfast is actually served from 6-10 am) Woodston

9:00-5:00 Emporium open Milsom Street

9:00 – 9:15 Context Corner IV: “Heads and Arms and Legs Enough,” or, Childbirth & Child Rearing (Sarah Marsh) Northanger Abbey

9:15-9:30 Context Corner V:  18th-Century Masquerades and the People Who Hated Them (Ally Palisoul) Northanger Abbey

9:45-10:30 Context Response Discussion Session IV and V.  Break into discussion groups in assigned rooms. Ingolstadt, Geneva, Chamonix, London, Perth, Strasburg, Rotterdam, Edinburgh

10:30 – 11:00 Elevenses Pump Room and Woodston

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

11:15 – 12:00 Presentation by Ted Scheinman on his book, Camp Austen: My Life as an Accidental Jane Austen Superfan) Northanger Abbey

12:15  – 2:00 Lunch on your own; Book signing for John Kessel and Ted Scheinman: ENGL 340 Poster Session

12:15-1:45 Mask-making Workshop II for the Masquerade Ball (workshop limited to 20) Northanger Abbey

2:00 – 3:15 “What if Jane Austen had written Frankenstein?” by Deborah Knuth Klenck (Colgate University) Northanger Abbey

3:30 – 4:45 Dance Instruction Session 3 –Mr Jack Maus of Syllabub and the Regency Assembly of North Carolina Northanger Abbey

(Dinner on own; light refreshments served at Ball)

7:00 – 10:30 THE MASQUERADE BALL–(The Old Well Room, The Carolina Inn, 211 Pittsboro Street) shuttles from the hotel at 6:30 and 6:45; return shuttles at 10:30 and 10:45, Free parking and valet parking for our group (Depart from Woodston by Front Door)

Syllabub Players: Jack Maus, Caller; Mara Shea, fiddle/ violin; Walt Robinson, recorders; Dean Herington, clarinet; Julie Gorka, piano

Featuring a theatrical interlude designed by playwright Tara Raczenski

Sunday, June 17:
8:00 – 9:30 Warm buffet breakfast (Breakfast is actually served from 6-10 am) Woodston

9:00-12:00 Emporium open Milsom Street

9:30 – 11:00 Panel on the Afterlife of Northanger Abbey and Frankenstein, chaired by Sarah Schaefer Walton Northanger Abbey

Ashley Werlinich, “Illustrating the Gothic”

Emily Sfarra, “Representing Satire in Films of Northanger Abbey

Rory Sullivan, “Constructing Horror in the 1931 Film Frankenstein

11:15 – 11:45 Elevenses (Pump Room) and Woodston

11:45 – 1:15 Teachers’ Forum 2:”The Delight of Invention: Teaching the Role of Creation in Northanger Abbey Frankenstein in the High School Classroom” (Kathryn Edelstein, East Chapel Hill High School, Chapel Hill, NC)  Northanger Abbey

11:45 – 1:15 Final Small Group Discussion Session V on the Afterlife of Northanger Abbey and Frankenstein (for those not attending the Teachers’ Forum).  Break into discussion groups in assigned rooms. Ingolstadt, Geneva, Chamonix, London, Perth, Strasburg, Rotterdam, Edinburgh

1:30 – 2:00 Formal Farewell, Leave-taking, Prizes, & Sundry Announcements (including 2019 JASP plans!) Northanger Abbey

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 

Hotel Lobby (receptions and film screenings): Woodston

Smith Room (main room for events): Northanger Abbey

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

Williams Room (books, milliner, and silent auction): Milsom Street

Board Room (costume rental): Mrs. Allen’s Closet

Second Floor Pool Deck (social mixer): Fullerton

Suite 440: Ingolstadt

Suite 444: Geneva

Suite 446: Chamonix

Suite 448: London

Suite 540: Perth

Suite 544: Strasburg

Suite 546: Rotterdam

Suite 548: Edinburgh

*GUIDE TO UNC LOCATIONS:

Online map of UNC campus buildings

Info on parking near Gerrard Hall for ball

Handout for Thursday events on campus (coming soon)

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