April 14, 2015 STAFF/STU

Welcome to Jane Austen’s World

The Women’s and Gender Studies Program will explore the life of enduring author, Jane Austen, in the final lecture of its “Women’s Lives Yesterday and Today V” series. “’The Sweetness of Her Temper’: Welcome to Jane Austen’s World” will be presented by Dr. JoAnne Podis on Tuesday, April 21, at 5:00 p.m. in the LSC Conference Room of the Lombardo Student Center. Dr. Podis, a retired Vice President for Academic Affairs and Professor Emerita of English at Ursuline College, has co-authored three textbooks on writing, including “Working with Student Writers.” During a career in private higher education spanning over 30 years, Dr. Podis has also published articles in top English journals and presented at the Jane Austen Society of North America.