Barbara K. Seeber is Associate Professor of English at Brock University in St. Catharines, Ontario, where she teaches courses on Austen, eighteenth-century literature, and Animal Studies. She is author of General Consent in Jane Austen: A Study of Dialogism (2000).
Kathleen James-Cavan (email: email@example.com) is Associate Professor of English Literature at the University of Saskatchewan and M.Div. candidate at St. Andrew’s College, Saskatoon. She edited Sense and Sensibility for Broadview Press and William Hay’s Deformity: An Essay for English Literary Studies. She publishes on Austen and on disability culture in eighteenth-century British literature.
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.