John Mullan, 2018’s Carol Medine Moss Keynote Speaker, is Professor of English at University College London. He has published widely—including Sentiment and Sociability: The Language of Feeling in the Eighteenth Century (1988), How Novels Work (2006), and What Matters in Jane Austen? Twenty Crucial Puzzles Solved (2012) —and is currently writing the Oxford English Literary History volume covering 1709–1784.
The Jane Austen Society of North America is dedicated to the enjoyment and appreciation of Jane Austen and her writing. JASNA is a nonprofit organization, staffed by volunteers, whose mission is to foster among the widest number of readers the study, appreciation, and understanding of Jane Austen’s works, her life, and her genius. We have over 5,000 members of all ages and from diverse walks of life. Although most live in the United States or Canada, we also have members in more than a dozen other countries.