Nathan Richards-Velinou is a Ph.D. student at McGill University in Montreal. His research seeks to uncover new approaches to the study of gender and sexuality in the long eighteenth century. His current doctoral project explores representations of masculinity within Restoration adaptations of the works of Shakespeare.
The Jane Austen Society of North America is dedicated to the enjoyment and appreciation of Jane Austen and her writing. JASNA is a nonprofit organization, staffed by volunteers, whose mission is to foster among the widest number of readers the study, appreciation, and understanding of Jane Austen’s works, her life, and her genius. We have over 5,000 members of all ages and from diverse walks of life. Although most live in the United States or Canada, we also have members in more than a dozen other countries.