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2019 Essay Contest
Winners Selected

September 8, 2019

We are pleased to announce the winners of the 2019 JASNA Essay Contest, an annual event open to high school, college/university, and graduate school students worldwide.

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JASNA Turns 40

April 22, 2019

The Jane Austen Society of North America (JASNA) was founded 40 years ago, with an inaugural dinner on October 5, 1979.

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Winner of 2018 Young Filmmakers Contest

January 8, 2019

Congratulations to Ellyn Cardon, winner of the JASNA Southwest Region's second annual Young Filmmakers Contest! The Brigham Young University senior's entry, Mrs.

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New Issue of Persuasions On-Line Released

January 3, 2019

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 of Pride...

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Pride and Prejudice
Voted America’s #4 Best-Loved Novel

October 23, 2018

The votes are in! Pride and Prejudice was chosen as America’s #4 best-loved novel by participants in The Great American Read poll.

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The Adventures of JASNA’s 2018 International Visitor

August 9, 2018

Teresa Trout, JASNA’s 2018 International Visitor, spent five weeks this summer conducting research at Jane Austen’s House Museum and Chawton House for her dissertation on the Country House Novel.

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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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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 3, 2017

We are excited to announce that JASNA’s new and improved website is live!  We cut over to the new site in a “soft launch” earlier in the week so that we...

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