Laughter and Sex in Austen
- Principal Conference Rooms, Grand View University
- Address: Principal Conference Rooms, Des Moines, IA 50316
- September 15, 2017
- From: 07:00 PM to 08:00 PM
- Price: Free
JASNA Iowa welcomes Travelling Lecturer, Dr. Elvira Casal to Des Moines. Dr. Casal teaches courses in 18th and 19th century British literature, ESL, the short story, the novel, and Jane Austen at Middle Tennessee State University. She has published on George Meredith as well as Jane Austen. An alumna of Tulane (BA), the University of Michigan (MA), and Vanderbilt (Ph.D.), she lives in Nashville with her husband and two children. Dr. Casal is a witty, spontaneous speaker who combines close reading with social history and psychology in her well-crafted papers.