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On April 27, Dr. Laura Bloxham moderated two sessions about Jane Austen at the 2013 Spokane Intercollegiate Research Conference. Her Jan term Jane Austen course has generated a cult following. Laura sent the photos. Congrats to her and to her students!

Above: Kirsten Bleeker (’14) presents “Prose or Film: The Battle of Aesthetics Concerning Jane Austen’s Emma.” Below, Joanna Szabo (’15) discusses “The Lizzie Bennet Diaries Web Series: Why Jane Austen is best told in ‘vlog’ form.”


Below, Hannah Crawford (’14), on “Film Misnomers: How Culture Rewrote Mansfield Park.”


In the “Jane Austen: Gender and Money” session, Sarah Jaymes Kenney (’14) presents “‘Having Formed her Mind and Gained her Affections’: The Male-Female Relationship as Destructive in Mansfield Park.”


Willa Schober-Hockman (’14) delivers “Proposals and Power Plays in Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice.”


Mikayla Ludiker (’14) discusses “Entailment Entanglement: Inheritance Schemes in Sense and Sensibility.”

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