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Join JASNA-GCR for a conversation with Rachel Cohen, Professor of Practice in the Arts in Creative Writing at the University of Chicago, on "Reading Through Trouble: Jane Austen in Our Times and Hers" on December 5, 2020 at 11:00 a.m.
Rachel Cohen is the author of Austen Years: A Memoir in Five Novels (New York Times Editors' Choice), Bernard Berenson: A Life in the Picture Trade, and A Chance Meeting: Intertwined Lives of Writers and Artists, (winner of PEN / Jerard Fund Award). Her essays on artists and writers – their friendships, fallings out, and the work they make – have appeared in publications including the New Yorker, the Guardian, the London Review of Books, Art in America, Literary Hub, Apollo Magazine, McSweeney’s and Best American Essays. Cohen is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, and she is Professor of Practice in the Arts in Creative Writing at the University of Chicago. She keeps a public notebook on looking at art at rachelecohen.com
The Meeting and Virtual Birthday Tea is free of charge, however registration is required.