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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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2018 Essay Contest Open

November 14, 2017

The topic for the 2018 JASNA Essay Contest has been selected, and the writing contest is now under way! We invite high school, college, and graduate school students worldwide to participate.

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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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Applications for 2018 IVP Fellowship Due Dec. 15

November 9, 2017

JASNA MEMBERS:  Applications are now being accepted for the 2018 JASNA International Visitor Program. If you are a member residing in the United States or Canada and have a specific...

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