6 novels.  200 years.  Millions of fans.

6 novels. 200 years. Millions of fans.

The Jane Austen Society of North America is dedicated to the appreciation of Jane Austen and her writing.  Join us in celebrating her life and works.


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Submission Deadline: Nov. 30, 2020

Young Filmmakers Contest

JASNA's Southwest Region invites amateur filmmakers under the age of 30 to submit an original short of five minutes or less centered around Jane Austen. A guest panel of expert judges will select the top three.

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October 22, 2020

From the AGM: What Were Elections Like in Jane Austen's England?

If you think our modern electoral process is complicated, just see what it was like in Regency England! In this timely video presentation from JASNA's 2020 Annual General Meeting, held online...

August 30, 2020

Call for Papers:
Special Issue of
Persuasions On-Line

Beyond the Bit of Ivory: Jane Austen and Diversity.

August 30, 2020

2020 Essay Contest
Winners Selected

JASNA is pleased to announce the winners of our 2020 Essay Contest, an annual event open to high school, college/university, and graduate school students worldwide.

Austen's Enduring Appeal

JASNA Members on Jane Austen

Austen's Enduring Appeal

Why does Jane Austen inspire legions of admirers? JASNA members offer their thoughts in this video.

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