1. Sitting at  the Emporium Wisconsin Table Selling Calendars and jewelry

Mary and Sara ‘man’ the table

Kathy and Mary Anne at the WI table

2. Shopping in the Emporium

At my favorite Jane Austen Books
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Teas and ribbons….

Gowns of all sizes and shades…

Mob caps
More gowns

The gentleman’s tailor

A display inviting us to the 2017 JASNA AGM in Huntington Beach, CA
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Our Friends from Chawton House Library
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3. Making my “Breast Knot” otherwise known as a beribboned posey

Victoria wearing her creation  with instructor Julie Rockhold
It’s the one on the right, ribbons and flowers,
(The smaller one says ‘I’m for Emma,’ advertising the 2016 AGM.)

Choose flowers and ribbons

My choices, above and below

4. Studying the ‘History of Women’s Writing’ Panels

5. Listening to wonderful speakers

Inger Brodey presented the AGM Opening Plenary
“Making Sense of Sensibility in Jane Austen’s World”
photo courtesy Dave O’Brien
A Full House
photo courtesy Dave O’Brien

Sara Bowen presented “Village Life in Jane Austen’s World: The View from the Parsonage.”
photo courtesy Dave O’Brien
Amanda Vickery gave a plenary session, the Carol Medine Moss Keynote Lecture
“No Happy Ending? At Home with Miss Bates in Georgian England”
photo courtesy Dave O’Brien

Sheryl Craig spoke on “Jane Austen and the Master Spy.”
photo courtesy Dave O’Brien
Ed, Victoria, and Susan Forgue after our presentation
“London High Society in Austen’s Novels”
photo courtesy Dave O’Brien
Burney Society Luncheon speaker Hilary Havens of the University of Tennessee
Her topic for our meeting was “Two Decades of the Burney Society and Burney Studies.”
Back at JASNA
Above and below, slides from the excellent presentation by Shannon Campbell of the Edmonton Region: The Beast That Made Britain Strong.”
Somehow I missed getting her picture.
Hint: That beast goes ‘Baaaaaa.’

I have previously reported on the closing talk by Dr. Rachel Brownstein (here)
and I will report on several presentations concerning the men of the regency era soon.

The AGM was truly memorable. Thanks again, Louisville!

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