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Join us for session #548. at the Modern Language Association Convention in Austin, TX this week, for "The Public Jane Austen in Austin; or, How to Keep Austen Weird." The session will be held on Saturday, 9 January, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m. in room 8C of the Austin Convention Center.
Janine Barchas promises to be wearing this t-shirt!
Presiding: Devoney Looser, Arizona State Univ., Tempe
1. "Jane Austen and the 'After 9/11' Question," Mary Ann O'Farrell, Texas A&M Univ., College Station
2. "Will and Jane, at Four Hundred and Two Hundred," Janine G. Barchas, Univ. of Texas, Austin; Kristina
Marie Straub, Carnegie Mellon Univ.
3. "Some Like It Hot: Love and Sex with Jane Austen," Nora Nachumi, Stern Coll. for Women
keywords: Austen, Novel, Celebrity, History, Reception
Prof. Devoney Looser (Known to a few as Stone Cold Jane Austen).