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Aisha as Adaptation of Austen’s Emma
January 27, 2022 at 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.
To learn more and register for this event, please follow this link.