Elaine Bander, President of JASNA (Canada) and Coordinator of the 2014 AGM, is the author of “Jane Austen’s ‘Artless’ Heroines: Catherine Morland and Fanny Price,” in Art and Artifact in Austen, ed. Anna Battigelli (U of Delaware P, 2020), and “Jane Austen and the Georgian Novel,” in The Routledge Companion to Jane Austen, ed. Cheryl A. Wilson and Maria H. Frawley (2021).
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.