News & Events
The Making of Jane Austen Book Trailer is launched! Check out the video that the President of the MLA calls "the best scholarship on wheels ever."
It's not even close to a Jane Austen word, but "Wowza." Thanks, Publishers Weekly, for naming my forthcoming book to your Best Summer Books of 2017 (Nonfiction) List!
Heavens to Darcy x2! Celebrating the New York Times's mention of my forthcoming book, The Making of Jane Austen, in the March 25th Arts Section, p. C6. As if that weren't happiness enough, the New York Times Book Review's podcast's Jenny Schuessler gives the book a shout-out and thumbs up in the 24 March podcast, from the 41-44 min. mark. It's a great year to be a Janeite and a Jane Austen scholar.
I have an essay published today in The Chronicle of Higher Education, "Why I Teach Online." I hope faculty colleagues who are skeptical of online education will reconsider their positions on the value of this pedagogical mode.
It goes way beyond Jane Austen and Mary Shelley. I'm happy to shine a spotlight on women's writing in the Romantic period, in Cambridge University Press's blog series, FifteenEightyFour, to celebrate International Women's Day: http://www.cambridgeblog.org/…/international-womens-day-sp…/
I delighted them long enough on the Saturday Morning Program! Thank you RNZ and lovely host Kim Hill for the opportunity to talk Jane Austen and roller derby.
What do you do before giving a conference keynote in New Zealand? Why, go bungy jumping with an intrepid colleague, of course! So glad to be here at the University of Otago for the Family Ties Conference, expertly co-organized by Dr. Thomas McLean and Dr. Ruth "Go Ahead and Jump" Knezevich.
Thanks ASU Now for featuring my Jane Austen research in a recent profile offering five things to know about the author.
Wink, wink. Is it okay for a celebrating Janeite to have a G&T at lunch? I'm thrilled to have the just-published cover story in this week's TLS: "Cutting-Edge Austen."
Prof. Devoney Looser (Known to a few as Stone Cold Jane Austen).