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Aisha as Adaptation of Austen’s Emma
January 27 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tristanne Connolly (University of Waterloo, Canada) will speak on Rajshree Ojha’s 2010 film Aisha as an adaptation of Jane Austen’s novel Emma, connecting British regency literature to modern-day Bollywood. This talk is free and open to the public and will be held virtually over Zoom. This event is run by Jane Austen & Co, a free public Zoom series focused on the life, histories, and writings of women living in the Regency era, and co-sponsored by the Carolina Asia Center. This year’s series from Jane Austen & Co is “Asia & the Regency,” which will look at topics across East and South Asia in connection with the literature of Jane Austen and the global influences on Jane Austen’s Britain.