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2018 Young Filmmakers Contest Now Open

August 1, 2018

JASNA's Southwest Region is now accepting video submissions for its second annual Young Filmmakers Contest. High school, college, and graduate school students in North America (including spring 2018 graduates) are eligible to compete. The video...

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Special Sanditon Edition of Persuasions On-Line Posted

July 9, 2018

From time to time JASNA publishes a special edition of Persuasions On-Line that focuses on a particular topic in more depth than is possible in our annual December issue.

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Call for Papers for
2019 AGM

February 8, 2018

JASNA's Southeastern Virginia Region, host of the 2019 Annual General Meeting in Williamsburg, invites proposals for breakout sessions celebrating 200 years of Northanger Abbey.

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New Issue of
Persuasions On-Line Posted

December 22, 2017

Searching for a good read?  Look no further than the Winter 2017 issue of Persuasions On-Line (Vol. 38, No. 1), released on December 16 in honor of Jane Austen's 242nd birthday.

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Young Filmmakers
Contest Winners Named

November 13, 2017

Congratulations to the winners of the JASNA Southwest Region's Young Filmmakers Contest! The host region for the 2017 AGM invited high school, college, and graduate school students to submit a short film inspired by...

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In Memory of Jane Austen

July 18, 2017

Jane Austen died on this day, 200 years ago, at the age of 41. Janeites the world over are marking the anniversary and celebrating her life and legacy.

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Welcome to the New JASNA.org

July 1, 2017

We are excited to unveil JASNA's redesigned website! For returning visitors who would like to know what has changed, here is a quick summary. 

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Rain Jane Trail Funded in Part by JASNA

November 28, 2016

Celebrations marking the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen's death in 2017 have already begun in the city of Winchester, England, with the launch of the Rain Jane Trail.

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JASNA Members on Austen's Enduring Appeal

December 19, 2015

Why do Jane Austen’s works resonate with readers today and inspire legions of admirers?  JASNA members offered their thoughts in this video filmed at our 2015 conference.   Copyright 2015 Curly...

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