The Jane Austen Society of North America is marking its 40th anniversary this year. Although much has changed since its inaugural meeting in October 1979, the Society's purpose remains the same: to foster the study, understanding, and appreciation of Jane Austen's works, life, and genius.
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.
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.
April 22, 2019
The Jane Austen Society of North America (JASNA) was founded 40 years ago, with an inaugural dinner on October 5, 1979.
Sense and Sensibility