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Borrowing the words of Miss Bates, "It is such a happiness when good people get together—and they always do." Check the JASNA and Non-JASNA event calendars below for opportunities to join others in celebrating Jane Austen.
 

JASNA Regional Events

JASNA Regions host creative special events that all members of the Society are invited to attend. In many cases, non-members who would like to know more about JASNA are also welcome. (For information on Regional book discussions and other regular meetings, visit a Region's website or contact the Regional Coordinator.) 

Regional Coordinators: 
To promote an upcoming special event, contact JASNA's Vice President for Regions, Debra Roush, at criamia1@aol.com.

Greater Chicago Region: Birthday Tea

Reading Portraits at Pemberley

The Fortnightly of Chicago

120 East Bellevue Place

Chicago , IL

Dec 4

12:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Kelsey's Restaurant

8480 Baltimore National Pike

Ellicott City , MD

Dec 4

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

North Texas Region: A Birthday Celebration

And Whose Birthday Might That Be?

Maggiano's North Park

8687 North Central Expressway

Dallas , TX

Dec 4

10:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Iowa Region: Birthday Tea

Lovely Pots of Tea!

Jordan House Museum

2001 Fuller Road

West Des Moines , IA

Dec 11

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

VIRTUAL MEETING (TIME LISTED IS EASTERN TIME)

NY

Dec 11

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

VIRTUAL MEETING (TIME LISTED IS PACIFIC TIME)

WA

Dec 12

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

VIRTUAL MEETING (TIME LISTED IS PACIFIC TIME)

CA

Dec 18

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

VIRTUAL MEETING (TIME LISTED IS PACIFIC TIME)

CA

Jan 22

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

 


Non-JASNA Events

The events listed below are a small selection of upcoming events that may be of interest to Janeites. These events are not organized by JASNA or its Regions. 


"Among the Janeites" (Virtual)

yaffe

Meet author Deborah Yaffe as she discusses her popular book about the people who love Jane Austen. In this virtual event, Yaffe will talk Jane Austen's life, Jane Austen fandom, and how she came to write this book. 

Click here to register and learn more.   

ONLINE EVENT
SOMERSET COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM OF NEW JERSEY
DEC 2
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM


Asia & the Regency

Jane Austen & Co. is sponsoring a new webinar series, "Asia and the Regency." The first three have been announced and include:

  • Asia and the Regency JAandCoNovember 18, 2021, 8 pm EST
    "Jane Austen's Influence on Japanese Realist Novels"
    Kimiyo Ogawa (Sophia University)
  • December 2, 2021, 8 pm EST
    "Global Fashion in the Age of Jane Austen"
    Hilary Davidson (author of Dress in the Age of Jane Austen)
  • December 16, 2021, 8 pm EST
    "From Xo Ho to Mi Li: Horace Walpole and China"
    Peter Sabor (McGill University)

All are free and take place on Zoom. Recordings will be available online afterwards as well. To register for an event, visit the Jane Austen & Co. website.