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2019 Essay Contest Open

November 14, 2018

The topic for the 2019 JASNA Essay Contest has been selected, and the annual writing competition is now under way! The contest is open to high school, college, and graduate school students worldwide.

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Applications for 2019 IVP
Fellowship Due Dec. 15

November 8, 2018

JASNA MEMBERS: Are you working on a creative or scholarly Austen-related project that requires access to resources in Chawton? If you are a member residing in the United States or Canada we...

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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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Bonus Issue of Persuasions On-Line Just Published

September 5, 2018

The Persuasions Editor and Editorial Board have prepared an unprecedented third edition of Persuasions On-Line this year, once again making the latest in Austen scholarship available to the public. 

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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. She has now...

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2018 Essay Contest
Winners Selected

August 5, 2018

We are pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 JASNA Essay Contest, an annual event open to high school, college/university, and graduate school students worldwide.

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2018 Young Filmmakers Contest Now Open

August 1, 2018

JASNA's Southwest Region is now accepting video submissions for its second annual Young Filmmakers Contest. High school, college, and graduate school students in North America (including spring 2018 graduates) are eligible to compete. The video...

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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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Call for Papers for
2019 AGM

February 8, 2018

JASNA's Southeastern Virginia Region, host of the 2019 Annual General Meeting in Williamsburg, invites proposals for breakout sessions celebrating 200 years of Northanger Abbey.

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New Issue of
Persuasions On-Line Posted

December 22, 2017

Searching for a good read?  Look no further than the Winter 2017 issue of Persuasions On-Line (Vol. 38, No. 1), released on December 16 in honor of Jane Austen's 242nd birthday.

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