April 2017 Visit to Chawton

To commemorate the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen’s death, we visited Chawton Cottage — now home of Jane Austen’s House Museum — and the 41 Objects exhibition, along with Chawton House — which was the home of Austen’s brother Edward Austen Knight —...
2017 Festival of Books

2017 Festival of Books

More than a thousand visitors stopped by the JASNA-Southwest booth at this year’s Los Angeles Times Festival of Books the weekend of April 22-23. For the seventh year, JASNA-Southwest hosted a booth at the event — the nation’s largest book festival....
AGM Registration Opens June 7!

AGM Registration Opens June 7!

Registration for the 2017 Annual General Meeting in Huntington Beach — being hosted by our own JASNA-Southwest — opens next week, on Wednesday, June 7 at 9 a.m. Pacific time. Registration often sells out quickly, so mark your calendar! Here are a few tips...
Spring Meeting Recap

Spring Meeting Recap

Members and guests were transported to the England of Jane Austen’s Regency era as well as early 20th century Britain in an illustrated and illuminating presentation by DiAnn Ellis titled “Historical, Cultural and Social Links from Jane Austen to Downton...
Call for Films!

Call for Films!

Young Filmmakers Contest The Southwest Region of the Jane Austen Society of North America (JASNA) is accepting video submissions for its Young Filmmakers Contest, part of the 2017 Annual General Meeting (AGM) “Jane Austen in Paradise: Intimations of Immortality.”...