Celia Easton is Professor of English and Dean of Academic Planning and Advising at the State University of New York at Geneseo. She is a former regional coordinator of Rochester’s Central and Western New York Region of JASNA and never wearies of Austen’s continued relevance in daily life.
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.