Upcoming Events


Saturday November 12, 2022 
11:30 am – 2:00 pm EST
Jane Austen and the Revolutionary Atlantic
Luncheon and talk by Scott Smith, Ph.D.

The Allegheny HYP Club
619 William Penn Place
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Parking at Mellon Square Garage

11:30 Doors open
12:00 Buffet Luncheon
  1:00 Talk by Scott Smith, Ph.D. 

Join JASNA – Pittsburgh Region for our first in person sit down event since the world forever changed.  Similarly, what new ideas and forces influenced Jane Austen’s writing?   Dr. Scott Smith will be discussing some of the fundamental events and changes that took place in England and around the Atlantic in the years leading up to and through the period in which she wrote her works.

Dr. Scott Smith taught history at the University of Pittsburgh for over thirty years. He is now emeritus, and continues to teach part time as an adjunct. His areas of interest and specialization include: comparative 19th century social and political history of the United States, Britain and Russia; American Colonial History; the American Revolution; British labor history in the 18th and early 19th century; the development of the British middle class in the early 19th century; and the early nineteenth century British press and its effect on politics and social movements.

$30.00 per person, ($25.00 for members in good standing), includes a buffet luncheon including tax and service charges:

Mediterranean Egg Bake – eggs, spinach, roasted red tomatoes, garlic
Duck Hash – crispy duck leg, maple sweet potatoes, bell pepper, garlic, red onion
Bacon
Sausage
French Toast Sticks
Garden Salad with accompaniments
Cold Cut Pinwheels
Chef’s Choice Quesadillas

Coffee, Tea & Non Alcoholic Beverages

There are still some spots open – please email Sandy Inman at sjinman@verizon.net asap to reserve your space!

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The Allegheny HYP Club