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Essay Contest Winners Announced

August 25, 2021

The winners of JASNA’s 2021 Essay Contest have been selected, and we invite you to read their outstanding entries on our website.

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Jane Austen and Diversity: Special Issue of Persuasions On-Line Released

July 12, 2021

Our journals, Persuasions and Persuasions On-Line, have long been a resource for Austen scholars and readers, offering articles written by academic experts and knowledgeable fans that provide new insights into Jane Austen’s...

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2021 AGM Registration Opens July 14

July 6, 2021

Mark your calendar! Registration for JASNA's 2021 Annual General Meeting (AGM) opens Wednesday, July 14.

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2021 Young Filmmakers Contest Judges Announced

June 25, 2021

The fifth annual JASNA Southwest Young Filmmakers Contest is well under way, and a stellar panel of judges will be scoring the 5-minute-and-under entries from amateur filmmakers.

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Recreating Jane Austen's Garden

June 12, 2021

Get inspired to create your very own “Jane Austen garden” on a suburban acre, in a small town garden, or even on the balcony of a city apartment.

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Pen and Parsimony: Carriages in the Novels of Jane Austen, Part 2

May 3, 2021

What was it like to be cast out from Northanger Abbey in a public coach? Ride in John Thorpe's gig? Journey to London crammed in a post chaise like the...

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Pen and Parsimony: Carriages in the Novels of Jane Austen, Part 1

April 7, 2021

Why does Jane Austen talk about carriages so often, and what is she trying to say? In this post, Sandy Lerner introduces her two-part video series, "Pen and Parsimony: Carriages...

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What a Lady Might Carry in Her Reticule, Part 3: Coin Purses, Fans, Vinaigrettes

March 7, 2021

The final installment in Candice Hern's video series, "Things That Might Be Kept in a Reticule," is now available online.

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JASNA's Jane Austen Bibliographies
Now Easier to Find

March 4, 2021

Did you know that JASNA has published an annual Jane Austen Bibliography since 1993? The bibliographies are an invaluable resource for scholars and researchers, book collectors, and avid Austen followers,...

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Message from the JASNA Executive Committee

February 28, 2021

Dear JASNA Members and Friends, The Jane Austen Society of North America (JASNA) has recently heard via social media and email from members and others in the Jane Austen community who...

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