Inger Sigrun Brodey (email: email@example.com) is Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature and adjunct Assistant Professor of Asian Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she also directs Undergraduate Studies in Comparative Literature. She has written extensively on both Austen and Sōseki, and is interested in the history of the novel in both Europe and Japan.
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.