ANNUAL PLANNING MEETING: SUNDAY, JANUARY 21, 4:00 PM, CUPS AT THE QUARTER
Join the JASNA-Mississippi Executive Committee to discuss programs for 2018. The theme for the year is Persuasion: 200 Years of Constancy and Hope.
PERSUASION: SPEAKER DR. DANIEL DOLL, UNIVERSITY OF NEW ORLEANS, FEBRUARY 17, 2018, KELLER LIBRARY NEW ORLEANS, 2:00-4:00PM
JASNA-LOUISIANA has invited us to hear Dr. Daniel Doll from the University of New Orleans speak about Persuasion. The meeting is scheduled for Saturday afternoon, February 17th (after Mardi Gras), and will be held at the Rosa Keller Library.
PERSUASION BOOK CLUB: SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 3:00PM, JASNA-MS MEMBER BETH GRAHAM'S HOME, 804 GILLESPIE ST., JACKSON
Join members of JASNA-Mississippi as we discuss the first volume of Persuasion.
DINNER & A PROGRAM: MONDAY, MARCH 12, 5:30PM, ANJOU RESTAURANT, RIDGELAND
JASNA-Mississippi Regional Coordinator Dr. Carolyn J. Brown will present the paper she gave at the 2017 AGM: "'Such Sparkling Vitality': The Note that Connects Eudora Welty's DeltaWedding to Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice."
THE JANE AUSTEN BOOK CLUB: PERSUASION, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18, MILLSAPS COLLEGE, 6:00-8:00PM; COST: $40
Enjoy a scholarly discussion of Persuasion at the spring meeting of the popular Jane Austen Book Club--an enrichment class offered by Millsaps' College Continuing Education and Enrichment Department and led by two founding members of JASNA-Mississippi: Dr. Susan Allen Ford and Dr. Carolyn J. Brown. Registration is required. Call the Millsaps College Continuing Education Office at 601.974.1130 to register.
TEA & SILVER EXHIBIT: LAUREN ROGERS MUSEUM OF ART, LAUREL MS, SATURDAY, JUNE 16, 1:00-3:00PM; COST: $20 for tea plus museum admission
JASNA-Mississippi travels to the beautiful Lauren Rogers Museum of Art for its new silver exhibit entitled "Elegance and Industry in the Era of the Georges: Decorative Arts in 18th-Century England and America" and curated by JASNA-Georgia Regional Coordinator Kristen Miller Zohn. Zohn currently serves as Director of Collections and Exhibitions at the Lauren Rogers Museum and will take us through the exhibit. Following the exhibit, we will enjoy a tea, and Kristen will speak about the ceremony of tea making during that period.
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