JASP 2022 Schedule

All are events at the Hampton Inn-Carrboro/Chapel Hill unless otherwise noted.  Please note this is a tentative schedule. Events listed are subject to change.

COVID Policy: Proof of full vaccination and booster(s) against COVID-19 is required to attend the 2022 Jane Austen Summer Program. Please present proof at the registration desk when you check in. During JASP, we will follow all current CDC recommendations regarding masks and other protocols.

Thursday, June 16

7:00-10:00 

Warm buffet breakfast at the Hampton Inn. (Breakfast is actually served from 6-10 a.m.)  

9:00-10:00

Meeting for presenters, mandatory for graduate students & discussion leaders.

 
10:00-2:00

Conference registration and check-in. All participants receive packets and name tags.

10:00-5:00 

Emporium open.  

10:00-12:00 

Creative Writing Workshop: "Creating Your Own Theatrical Adaptation" (led by Sarah Rose Kearns). Requires registration in advance. Limited to 25. 

12:00-2:00  

Creative Writing Workshop: "Rants and Raves" (led by Lesley Peterson). Requires registration in advance. Limited to 25. 

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.) 

2:00-3:00  

Teachers' Forum I: "Sampling Shakespeare: How Jane Austen Remixed the Bard." (Caitlin Donovan).  

3:15-3:30 

Welcome. (Inger Brodey, Suzanna Geiser, Sarah Schaefer Walton and Jennifer Abella)  

3:30-4:30 

Plenary address and Q&A with Lorraine Davis: "'I Was Quiet, But I Was Not Blind': Sight and Silence in King Lear and Mansfield Park."

5:00-6:30

Mixer & social hour. Heavy hors d’oeuvres. 

7:00-7:10

Welcome from Dr. Elizabeth Engelhardt, Senior Associate Dean for Fine Arts & Humanities, UNC-Chapel Hill.  

7:10-8:15 

Plenary address and Q&A on theatre culture from Shakespeare to Austen with Deborah C. Payne. 

8:30-10:30 

Film screening: A Thousand Acres

Friday, June 17

8:00-9:00 

Warm breakfast buffet. (Breakfast is actually served from
6-10 a.m.) 

8:00-6:00 

Emporium open. 

8:45-9:00

Context Corner I.

9:15-10:15

Context Response Discussion Sessions I. Break into discussion groups in assigned rooms.  

10:15-11:00 

Elevenses.

11:00-12:15 

Plenary address and Q&A with Mary Floyd-Wilson: "'Virtues and Traitors': Dispositions in Shakespeare and Austen.” 

12:30-2:00 

Lunch on your own, or optional boxed lunch.  

12:30-2:00 

Costume Workshop I: Create an Elegant Toque (led by Hope Greenberg). Requires registration in advance. Limited to 25. 

12:30-2:00 

Teachers Scholarship Awardees' & Essay Contest Winners' Lunch.  

2:30-3:30

Plenary address and Q&A with Susan Allen Ford: "Cordelia, Helena, Fanny, and the Englishwoman's Constitution."

 

3:30-3:45 

Context Corner II. 

4:00-4:30 

Context Response Discussion Session II.  Break into discussion groups in assigned rooms.  

4:45-6:00 

Lecture and performance by musicians Stephen Alltop and Josefein Stoppelenburg.

 (Dinner on own)  

7:30-8:30

Original Theatrical Production. Q&A with directors and actors to follow the performance. 

9:00-10:30 

Film screening: Mansfield Park (Rozema).

9:00-10:30 

Cocktails at TRU.  

Saturday, June 18

8:00-9:00 

Warm breakfast buffet. (Breakfast is actually served from
6-10 a.m.). 

9:00-5:00 

Emporium open. 

9:00-9:15

Context Corner III.

 
9:30-10:30 

Context Response Discussion Session III.  Break into discussion groups in assigned rooms.  

10:30-11:00 

Elevenses; ENGL 340 Poster Session.  

10:45 

Silent auction ends (payment and pickup to be completed by 5:00 p.m. today).

11:15-12:15

Plenary address and Q&A with Pamela Bond. 

12:15-2:00

Lunch on your own, or optional boxed lunch.  

12:15-2:00 

ENGL 340 Poster Session. 

12:30-2:00 

Teachers' Forum II: "Power and Motivation --  Character in Shakespeare and Austen." (Kathryn Edelstein)

12:30-2:00 

Costume Workshop II: Create an Elegant Toque (led by Hope Greenberg). Requires registration in advance. Limited to 25.

2:30-4:30 

Lecture and Demonstration with Dan Macey: "Austen's Culinary DNA: Possets, Pies, and Pickled Pork."

6:00-9:00

Regency Murder Mystery at the Ackland Art Museum, UNC-CH. Dinner on own; light refreshments served. 

Sunday, June 19

8:00-9:30 

Warm buffet breakfast. (Breakfast is actually served from
6-10 a.m.).

9:00-12:00 
Emporium open.
9:30-10:15 

Plenary Address and Q&A with Barbara Benedict: “’That ring’s a thousand proofs’: Material Culture and Moral Meanings in Shakespeare and Austen.” 

10:15-10:30 

Context Corner IV.

10:30-11:15 

Context Response Discussion Session IV.  Break into discussion groups in assigned rooms.

11:15-11:45

Elevenses.

11:45-1:15 

Panel: Film and Afterlives, chaired by Heather King. 

1:30-2:00 

Formal Farewell, Leave-taking, Prizes, & Sundry Announcements.

2:30-5:00 

English afternoon tea at the Carolina Inn. [TBA]