Elaine Bander has been a JASNA member since 1993, serving in various capacities and frequently speaking at AGMs and regional meetings. She was the coordinator of the 2014 AGM. Her essay “Jane Austen’s ‘Artless’ Heroines: Catherine Morland and Fanny Price” is forthcoming in Art & Artifact in Jane Austen’s Novels and Early Writings, ed. Anna Battigelli (Delaware UP).
The Jane Austen Society of North America is dedicated to the enjoyment and appreciation of Jane Austen and her writing. JASNA is a nonprofit organization, staffed by volunteers, whose mission is to foster among the widest number of readers the study, appreciation, and understanding of Jane Austen’s works, her life, and her genius. We have over 5,000 members of all ages and from diverse walks of life. Although most live in the United States or Canada, we also have members in more than a dozen other countries.