Rachel’s Speaking Schedule

Rachel loves speaking at special events, women’s groups, book clubs, Bible studies, and teas. If you’d like to have Rachel speak at your upcoming event, click here. For a list of popular topics and themes, visit her Special Events page.

2019 Events:

  • January 19, 2019: Discussion, Q&A, & Book Signing
    • JASNA Sac Reading Group: Praying with Jane
    • McClatchy Library, Sacramento
    • Saturday, January 20th, 2:30 – 4:30 p.m.
  • June 2019: Jane Austen’s Manuscript Talk & Viewing
    • JASNA Sacramento
    • Manuscript Viewing, Mills College
    • June (date/time TBD)
  • September 2019: Exploring Regency Etiquette
    • JASNA Sacramento: Talk and Demonstration
    • Sacramento Branch Library
    • September (date/time TBD)
  • September 2019: Book Table
    • JASNA AGM
    • Williamsburg, VA
    • October 4-6

2020 Events

  • January 2020: Sierra Writer’s Conference
    • Sierra College
    • NCC Campus
    • January (TBD)

Past Events:

  • December 8, 2018: Reading & Tea Time Prayer
    • JASNA Sac: Jane Austen Christmas Tea
    • Saturday December 8, 2018 at 1 p.m.
    • Westminster Presbyterian Church
  • November 4, 2018: “Exploring Jane Austen’s Prayers”:
    • Presentation and Author Book Signing
    • Sacramento Public Library (Central Branch)
    • Sunday, November 4 at 2 p.m.
  • October 6, 2018: “Praying with Jane” Event
    • JASNA Greater Sac
    • Sacramento Branch Library
    • Saturday, October 6 at 2 p.m.
  • September 27-30, 2018:
    JASNA AGM: Praying with Jane Book Table
     
    • JASNA
    • Kansas City
    • September 27-30, 2018

Recordings: If you’re curious about Rachel’s speaking style, particularly for literary groups and events, you can explore the following links:

  • Sacramento Public Library’s “How Austentatious!” Series:
    • Sense and Sensibility – Introduction & Etiquette Presentation: Dr. David Bell, introduced the book. Then, Rachel Dodge presented an interesting talk on Regency-era etiquette that familiarized audience members with the customs central to all of Jane Austen’s novels. Listen to Rachel’s talk here:

Pride and Prejudice – Introduction & Tour of Austen’s England: In 2013 “Dr. David Bell introduced the book. Then, Rachel Dodge returned to be our guide to take us a virtual tour of the locales and architecture found in Austen’s books.” Listen to Rachel’s talk here:

  • JASNA Greater Sacramento:
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