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Thursday JASP Update: Roommates and More

Looking for a roommate?

In search of a roommate for the Jane Austen Summer Program? Fill out this form and you will receive a link to the list of others looking for roommates as well. Those on the list are free to contact one another to inquire about rooming together. Once you've found a roommate, please delete your name from the list. By filling out this form you consent to sharing your name and email address with others.

Other JASP updates

Teacher deadline extension: A reminder that we extended the deadline for teacher scholarship applications. They are now due by 11:59 p.m. March 21, and winners will be announced April 1. These scholarships are open to ALL middle and high school teachers. Apply today!

Workshops and tea: There's still room in our workshops and our Sunday tea. Reminder: You must be registered for JASP to sign up for workshops and the tea. Space is limited and require advance registration. Click here to reserve your spot!

Registration: Speaking of reserving your spot ... Have you signed up for JASP yet? If you haven't, June is just around the corner! Register today and join us for a long weekend with Jane, the Bard and your fellow literature lovers. Click here to snag a seat.

ICYMI on the blog

Get to know "Shakespeare scholar and Austen fan" Mary Floyd-Wilson, one of JASP's keynote speakers this year. She chairs the Department of English and Comparative Literature at UNC and specializes in Shakespeare and early modern literature.

Links around the web

- "The Courtship" has hit the airwaves on NBC. Paste magazine says: "The show has a lot of potential, and it gets to be a little campier than its counterparts simply because of the Regency element of the premise." Did you watch? What did you think?

- The Romper site offers this list of 18 "Regency baby names" that "Jane Austen fans will love."

- Finally, check out this short film by The Rep theater of Birmingham, England, as part of a Shakespeare-centric initiative called the Everything to Everybody Project. The city lays claim to the largest Shakespeare collection found in any public library, including a First Folio, purchased for and owned by the people of Birmingham.


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