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JASNA membership is open to everyone interested in the life and works of Jane Austen. 

Benefits of membership include:

  • A subscription to JASNA News, the Society's newsletter, which is published three times a year and includes news, feature articles, and book reviews;
  • Our annual journal, Persuasions, a leading source for Austen studies; 
  • Membership in one or more of our regional groups;
  • An opt-in email subscription to JASNA's monthly e-bulletin and other timely announcements; 
  • An invitation to attend the Annual General Meeting, our "members-only" three-day conference;
  • Advance notice of tours to England tailored for JASNA members.

Membership Dues

 


United States


Canada


International
(outside US & Canada)

 

 


Online


By Mail

 


Student Annual (full-time)

USD $18 USD $18 CDN $23 USD $30


Individual Annual

USD $30 USD $30 CDN $38 USD $40


Family Annual*

USD $45 USD $45 CDN $56 USD $50


Sustaining Annual**

USD $60


CDN $75 USD $70


Individual Life

USD $500


CDN $650 USD $625


Family Life*

USD $700


CDN $850 USD $875


Convert to Family Life***

USD $200


CDN $200 USD $250
 

* Family membership: two (2) members at the same address; the household receives only one subscription to JASNA News and Persuasions.
** Sustaining membership: same benefits as Individual membership; the extra dues are a donation to JASNA, for which a tax receipt will be provided.
*** A Life Member may convert to Family Life by adding another person at the same address.

How to Join or Renew


Enroll or renew online.  It's quick and convenient!

  • To Join:  Use our online New Member Form to join and pay by credit card. (Credit card transactions are processed in US dollars.)
  • To Renew:  Log in to JASNA’s Member Portal and use the Membership Renewal form to pay online by credit card.  If you have not yet set up your Member Portal login name and password (or can't remember them), please email membership@jasna.org for assistance.
  • Canadians may join or renew the Canadian Individual, Student, and Family Annual Memberships online at the US dues rates. However, Sustaining Memberships and Life Memberships must be mailed to the Canadian Membership Secretary with a check payable in Canadian dollars.

Prefer to pay by check?  Print the appropriate Membership Form provided below and mail it in with your check. 

A Welcome Packet will be mailed to new members four to six weeks after receipt of the membership form and dues.  

JASNA's Membership Year


The membership year begins September 1 and ends August 31, and all annual memberships renew in September.  Members who join before June 1 are enrolled for the current year and receive the current year’s edition of Persuasions.  Members who join between June 1 and August 31 will be enrolled for the next full membership year that starts September 1.

Questions?


If you have questions about membership, please email one of our Membership Secretaries:

US/International Membership Secretary:  Carole Stokes, carolestokes@cableone.net
Canadian Membership Secretary:
  Phyllis Ferguson, pmfb.jasna@gmail.com

Or Call: 1-800-836-3911

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JASNA relies on membership dues and donations to support its programs and outreach activities.

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