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A Jaunt with Jane

Tuesday, August 22, 2017, 07:00pm - 08:00pm

web rochelle janeWell-published travel writer and New York University (NYU) professor Rochelle Almeida, PhD presents "A Jaunt with Jane," an audio-visual lecture reviewing the life and times of Jane Austen and the places that influenced her work. Using personal travel photographs and blog posts, Dr. Almeida will lead the audience on an adventure throughout England, highlighting Bath and Oxford, Hampshire and Derbyshire, Lyme Regis and Winchester.

Free and open to the public. No registration required.

About the Presenter:
Born in Bombay, India, professor Almeida taught at Jai Hind College in Mumbai and in the graduate English Department at the University of Bombay before joining the Liberal Studies Program at NYU in 1994. She has also taught at Exeter College, University of Oxford, UK, and in the Global Liberal Studies Program at NYU-London. She was awarded the Provost's Global Research Initiatives Fellowship at NYU-London in Fall 2016.

An active scholar, her list of publications include three monographs and two edited anthologies. A sixth book, an anthology of essays presented at a conference on Goa at Yale University, will be published in Fall 2017.


Location : Auditorium
Contact : (203) 259-0346 ext. 115