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, her works, and her genius.


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200 Years of Northanger Abbey

2019 JASNA Annual General Meeting: Oct. 4-6

200 Years of Northanger Abbey

Travel to 1775, when England and Virginia were ruled by the same crown. We’ll explore Northanger Abbey in all its horror and humor in historic Colonial Williamsburg.

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2019 Student Contest Open

JASNA Essay Contest

2019 Student Contest Open

We invite high school, college, and graduate school students worldwide to participate in our 2019 Essay Contest celebrating Northanger Abbey.

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The JASNA Post


February 9, 2019

2019 JASNA Tour Registration Open

Join in the fun of a Jane Austen adventure abroad on JASNA's 2019 Tour to England, July 11-20. 

January 8, 2019

Winner of 2018 Young Filmmakers Contest

Congratulations to Ellyn Cardon, winner of the JASNA Southwest Region's second annual Young Filmmakers Contest! 

January 3, 2019

New Issue of Persuasions On-Line Released

Want to know more about the effects of the "long war" on Jane Austen's family and novels? Fashion and furnishing style in Persuasion? Sailors and the Navy? The location of Donwell Abbey or early adaptations...

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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