JASNA-MISSISSIPPI UPCOMING EVENTS FOR SPRING 2020:
*The Sanditon miniseries on PBS begins Sunday, January 12th. I would like to suggest we all watch it on our own, and after its conclusion we get together to discuss over tea!
*Register now for our annual January speaker series at Anjou. Our speaker this year is Kristen Miller Zohn. Here again is the information I sent in an earlier email:
Mark your calendars for the first official event of 2020. Kristen Miller Zohn will be returning to Jackson to speak to our region on Wednesday, January 15th, at Anjou Restaurant in Ridgeland. We will gather at 5:30pm for a cocktail, followed by dinner and our presentation. The only cost is what you eat and drink. Kristen will be presenting the talk she gave at the 2019 AGM entitled “'Some Handsome Warrior' and 'Ladies in Blue Satin'”: Gothic Portraits and Austen’s Novels.”
Here’s a description of the talk:
This slide lecture explores how and why family portraits were amassed and displayed in English country homes and the ways in which they were utilized by Gothic novelists and Jane Austen. Images will include painted portraits, satirical prints, and illustrations.
Please let me know if you plan to attend our event. Seating is limited.The event is open to members and non-members so feel free to invite friends!
*The new movie version of Emmaopens on February 21st. Once we know the theater and movie times, I will send out a day and time for us to go see it together. In the meantime, here’s the trailer: