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Borrowing the words of Miss Bates, "It is such a happiness when good people get together—and they always do." Check the JASNA and Non-JASNA event calendars below for opportunities to join others in celebrating Jane Austen.

JASNA Regional Events

JASNA Regions host creative special events that all members of the Society are invited to attend. In many cases, non-members who would like to know more about JASNA are also welcome. (For information on Regional book discussions and other regular meetings, visit a Region's website or contact the Regional Coordinator.) 

Regional Coordinators:
 To promote an upcoming special event, contact JASNA's Vice President for Regions, Liz Philosophos Cooper, at liz.p.cooper@gmail.com.

Southern Idaho Region: Birthday Tea

Featuring Claire Bellanti

The Grove Hotel

245 S. Capitol Blvd.

Boise , ID

Dec 2

10:30 am

Vienna Public Library

2300 River Road

Vienna , WV

Dec 2

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Greater Chicago Region: Annual Birthday Tea

*"Kicking Ass in a Corset: Jane Austen’s 6 Principles of Internally Referenced Leadership in Externally Constraining Times"*

The Fortnightly of Chicago

120 E. Bellevue Place

Chicago , IL

Dec 2

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

San Diego Region: Birthday Tea

Festive Celebration Planned

Aubrey Rose Tea House

8362 La Mesa Blvd.

La Mesa , CA

Dec 2

1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

The Bank Left Bistro

100 South Bridge Street

Palouse , WA

Dec 2

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Nebraska Region: Jane Austen Tea Party

Afternoon with Dr. Cheryl Kinney 

W. Dale Clark (Main) Library

Omaha , NE

Dec 9

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Maggiano's Little Italy

205 North Central Expressway

Dallas , TX

Dec 16

10:30 am - 2:00 pm

Puget Sound Region: Birthday Tea

Holiday and Birthday Celebration

Meeker Mansion

312 Spring Street

Puyallup , WA

Dec 16

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Serenbe Institute Community Center

413 Selborne Way

Palmetto , GA

Dec 16

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

New York Metropolitan Region: "So Far We Are Equal"

Austen's Teachings on Women, Independence and Equality

Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church

7 West 55th Street

New York , NY

Dec 16

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Non-JASNA Events

The events listed below are a small selection of upcoming events that may be of interest to Janeites. These events are not organized by JASNA or its Regions. 

Jane Austen’s World: 1792-1817

Fashion History Museum
July 12 – December 17, 2017

Jane Austen by the Sea
Exhibit and related events exploring Jane Austen's relationship with Brighton and other seaside towns
JUN 17, 2017–JAN 8, 2018

Jane Austen: Remembered and Revisited
Lectures and conversations about Jane Austen’s work and cultural context
MADISON, WI                   

Pride and Prejudice: An Abundance of Adaptations
4 WEEKS:  OCT 17–NOV 7, 2017

Sense and Sensibility
A theatrical adaptation by playwright Kate Hamill
OCT 18, 2017–NOV 5, 2017

JaneFest 2017
A full-day festival celebrating Jane Austen's life and works
NOV 4, 2017


Photo © David N. Boyer