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Announcements, News, and Observations
2021 AGM Registration Opens July 14
July 6, 2021
Mark your calendar! Registration for JASNA's 2021 Annual General Meeting (AGM) opens Wednesday, July 14.
2021 Young Filmmakers Contest Judges Announced
June 25, 2021
The fifth annual JASNA Southwest Young Filmmakers Contest is well under way, and a stellar panel of judges will be scoring the 5-minute-and-under entries from amateur filmmakers.
Recreating Jane Austen's Garden
June 12, 2021
Get inspired to create your very own “Jane Austen garden” on a suburban acre, in a small town garden, or even on the balcony of a city apartment.
Pen and Parsimony: Carriages in the Novels of Jane Austen, Part 2
May 3, 2021
What was it like to be cast out from Northanger Abbey in a public coach? Ride in John Thorpe's gig? Journey to London crammed in a post chaise like the...
Pen and Parsimony: Carriages in the Novels of Jane Austen, Part 1
April 7, 2021
Why does Jane Austen talk about carriages so often, and what is she trying to say? In this post, Sandy Lerner introduces her two-part video series, "Pen and Parsimony: Carriages...
What a Lady Might Carry in Her Reticule, Part 3: Coin Purses, Fans, Vinaigrettes
March 7, 2021
The final installment in Candice Hern's video series, "Things That Might Be Kept in a Reticule," is now available online.
JASNA's Jane Austen Bibliographies
Now Easier to Find
March 4, 2021
Did you know that JASNA has published an annual Jane Austen Bibliography since 1993? The bibliographies are an invaluable resource for scholars and researchers, book collectors, and avid Austen followers,...
Message from the JASNA Executive Committee
February 28, 2021
Dear JASNA Members and Friends, The Jane Austen Society of North America (JASNA) has recently heard via social media and email from members and others in the Jane Austen community who...
What a Lady Might Carry in Her Reticule, Part 2:
Scents and Cosmetics
February 22, 2021
The latest installment in Candice Hern's video series, "Things That Might Be Kept in a Reticule," is now available online.
What a Lady Might Carry in Her Reticule, Part 1: Calendars and Almanacs
February 3, 2021
We are excited to launch Austen's World Up Close, a new addition to our website that will feature short videos on various aspects of Jane Austen's world.