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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2023 JASNA Annual General Meeting

Pride and Prejudice: A Rocky Romance

Join us Nov. 3-5 as we explore fresh perspectives on Pride and Prejudice at our annual conference in Denver, CO.  A Rocky Mountain adventure awaits!

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2023 JASNA Young Filmmakers Contest

Young Filmmakers Contest: Where Austen Is the Star!

Amateur filmmakers under 30: show us how Jane Austen inspires you with an original short film of your own making! Entries are due June 30, 2023.

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April 10, 2023

2023 Young Filmmakers Contest Under Way

Welcome to the 7th Annual Young Filmmakers Contest, where Jane Austen is the star! If you . . .

January 1, 2023

Call for Papers for 2024 Annual General Meeting

It’s not too early to start thinking about submitting a breakout proposal for the 2024 AGM: “Austen, Annotated: Jane Austen’s Literary, Political, and Cultural Origins.

October 17, 2022

2022 Young Filmmakers Contest Winners Announced

It's a wrap! JASNA's Southwest Region announced the winners of its sixth annual Young Filmmakers Contest in an awards event held during the 2022 JASNA AGM.

Providing Context

Austen's World Up Close

JASNA members share their expertise in short videos that shine a light on aspects of life in Jane Austen's world.

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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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Become a Member

Learn about the benefits of JASNA membership: our publications, regional events, conferences, and more.

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“For what do we live, but to make sport for our neighbors and laugh at them in our turn?”

Pride and Prejudice