Austen and Game Theory? She was ahead of her time says UCLA Professor

  Our New York region colleague Kerri Spennicchia regularly passes along links that readers of Jane Austen might find interesting. This past week, a new book by Michael Chwe, a political-science professor at UCLA, has been garnering headlines. Here, courtesy of  Spennicchia, are three links that highlight Chwe’s  Jane Austen, … READ ON

Readings from Pride and Prejudice March 16, 2013, at the Tavern of Fine Arts

  On Saturday, March 16, 2013, members and guests of our St. Louis Metropolitan Region of the Jane Austen Society of North America gathered at the Tavern of Fine Arts to read their favorite selections from Pride and Prejudice. The tavern, a café and fine arts venue, provided lunch and … READ ON

Pride & Prejudice on the Today Show

In honor of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice’s 200th Anniversary, NBC’s Today Show aired a very nice piece on Jane, marriage, and her time to which she lived. Enjoy! Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy

Jane Austen on Parade: the 2012 Brooklyn AGM

  When I asked Bettye Dew what the AGM was like, she told me it was hard to describe.  “You’ll see,” she said, mysteriously.  And I did:  the rousing plenary speakers, excellent breakout sessions, and dozens of women (plus a few men), dressed as Austen characters.  An Elizabeth Bennet lookalike … READ ON