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Kudos to the 2023 Essay Contest Winners

November 20, 2023

The winners of our 2023 Essay Contest have been revealed, and their outstanding entries have been published here on our website.

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2023 Young Filmmakers Contest Winners

November 16, 2023

It's a wrap! JASNA announced the winners of its 2023 Young Filmmakers Contest in an awards event held November 3 during the 2023 JASNA Annual General Meeting in Denver, CO.

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Jane Austen & Divorce:
A Visit with James Nagle

November 10, 2023

Ending a Regency-era marriage was difficult and daunting! In this episode, attorney James Nagle helps us navigate the murky legal waters of dissolving marital ties in Austen's time.

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Jane Austen & Her Endings: A Visit with Inger Brodey

October 5, 2023

How "happy" are the endings of Jane Austen’s novels? In Episode 4 of our Austen Chat podcast, we chat with Professor Inger Brodey about Austen’s endings: what she includes, what she leaves out,...

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Jane Austen & Her Wardrobe: A Visit with Hilary Davidson

September 7, 2023

What did Jane Austen wear? In Episode 3 of our Austen Chat podcast, we visit with noted fashion and textile historian Hilary Davidson, who reveals that Jane Austen was much...

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Introducing Austen Chat:
A JASNA Podcast

July 6, 2023

We’re excited to announce Austen Chat, our new podcast dedicated to exploring the life and works of Jane Austen! Tune in each month to hear lively conversations with scholars, authors, and...

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2023 Young Filmmakers Contest Under Way

April 10, 2023

Welcome to the 7th Annual Young Filmmakers Contest, where Jane Austen is the star! If you . . .

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Call for Papers for 2024 Annual General Meeting

January 1, 2023

It’s not too early to start thinking about submitting a breakout proposal for the 2024 AGM: “Austen, Annotated: Jane Austen’s Literary, Political, and Cultural Origins.

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2022 Young Filmmakers Contest Winners Announced

October 17, 2022

It's a wrap! JASNA's Southwest Region announced the winners of its sixth annual Young Filmmakers Contest in an awards event held September 30 during the 2022 JASNA AGM in Victoria, B....

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2022 JASNA Essay Contest Winners Published

October 12, 2022

The winning entries in JASNA’s 2022 Essay Contest have been published online, and we invite you to read the outstanding essays submitted by the students who received top honors.

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