Springmoor Presents….The Brilliance of Jane Austen
January 22, 2018 - 7:15 pm
Dr. Engel, with an infectious enthusiasm and radiant wit, is celebrated for creating imaginative and delightful presentations, providing new insights into the backgrounds, lives, and accomplishments of many of the great masters of literature, culture, and fine arts.
Originally from Indianapolis, Indiana, Dr. Engel now lives in Raleigh, where he has taught at the University of North Carolina, North Carolina State University, and Duke University. He earned his M.A. and Ph.D. as a Woodrow Wilson Fellow at UCLA. While at UCLA he won that university’s Outstanding Teacher Award. He has also received North Carolina’s Adult Education Award, North Carolina State’s Alumni Professorship.
Professor Engel emphasizes that Jane Austen is the first great woman author in our language. He also singles out and explores the multiple perfections within her novels with have made her one of the most enduring and endearing British writers of all time.
North Village Auditorium