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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The 2020 AGM Goes Virtual

JASNA Annual General Meeting

The 2020 AGM Goes Virtual

Our annual conference won't take place in Cleveland this year due to the pandemic, but plans are under way to host it online as a virtual event, October 9-11. Save the dates!
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May 9, 2020

Special Persuasions
Call for Papers

“Staying at Home” with Jane Austen: Reading and Writing during a Pandemic. Mrs.

April 17, 2020

2020 Young Filmmakers Contest Under Way

Now is an opportune time to pull out your video camera or smartphone and get creative! The JASNA Southwest Region's annual Young Filmmakers Contest is under way and open to all...

March 19, 2020

Jane Austen Upside Down: Spring Persuasions On-Line

We invite you to enjoy 11 new essays in this special issue of Persuasions On-Line—because at a time like this, we can all use more Jane Austen in our lives.

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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