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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Young Filmmakers Contest

Submission Deadline: Oct. 30, 2020

Young Filmmakers Contest

JASNA's Southwest Region invites amateur filmmakers under the age of 30 to submit an original short of five minutes or less centered around Jane Austen. A guest panel of expert judges will select the top three.

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2020 AGM Goes Virtual

JASNA Annual General Meeting

2020 AGM Goes Virtual

Our annual conference won't take place in Cleveland this year due to the pandemic. Instead, we'll host it online as a virtual event, Oct. 9-11. Save the dates!
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The JASNA Post

July 12, 2020

Guest Judges Announced for Young Filmmakers Contest

The JASNA Southwest Region's Young Filmmakers Contest is well underway, and we are excited to announce this year's panel of celebrity judges.

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...

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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