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Taking Jane Austen to School

Taking Jane Austen to School At the 2017 Winter Meeting on December 2 at Luminarias restaurant in Monterey Park, California, Professor Regulus Allen spoke on the topic "From Hampshire to Hollywood: Teaching an Austen Fiction and Film Course.” Theology student Beth...

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Register Now for the Winter Meeting on Dec. 2

Join us for Taking Jane Austen to School, the JASNA Southwest Winter Meeting, on Dec. 2 at Luminarias restaurant, 3500 W. Ramona Boulevard, Los Angeles 91754. The event will feature a talk by Regulus Allen on "From Hampshire to Hollywood: On Teaching Jane Austen."...

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AGM Day Passes Now Available!

  Want to join us for the 2017 Annual General Meeting of the Jane Austen Society of North America in Huntington Beach but are unable to attend the entire conference? Have a friend you want to introduce to JASNA and the world of Jane Austen? Know a student you'd like...

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Young Filmmakers Winners Named

JASNA-Southwest is pleased to announce the winners of our inaugural Young Filmmakers Contest. Our congratulations go to the following: First place: An Accomplished Woman by Rivkah Penarelli née Massey Undergraduate Peralta Community College Oakland, California Second...

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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 — and the church...

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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. Visitors were...

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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 to help...

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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 Abbey." The...

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JASNA-SW Spring Meeting

Jane Austen to Downton Abbey Join us on Sunday, May 21 for "Jane Austen to Downton Abbey" at the University Club of Pasadena, from 1:30-4 p.m. Our featured speaker is Dr. DiAnn Ellis, who will discuss "Historical, Cultural and Social Links from Jane Austen to Downton...

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