Jane Austen Society of North America, Southwest Region
Whether you have just discovered Jane Austen or are a lifelong aficionado, you are welcome at the Jane Austen Society of North America (JASNA) and our local region of the society, JASNA-Southwest.
Our region is one of the oldest and largest in the national society. We host three regional meetings annually, featuring a wide range of speakers and presentations, and support numerous local reading groups. Learn more about the benefits of joining JASNA and JASNA-Southwest on our membership page.
We hope you enjoy exploring our site and we hope to see you soon!
Left: Lyme Park stood in for Pemberley in the 1995 Pride and Prejudice mini series.
The 2017 AGM in Huntington Beach is proud to present filmmaker Whit Stillman, who will provide insights into his journey to becoming an Austen aficionado as well as some choice details into the process of adapting her work for the big screen. Stillman wrote and...read more
A large contingent of members and guests attended JASNA Southwest’s Winter 2016 Meeting, “Will and Jane,” on December 3 at Luminarias Restaurant in Monterey Park. The event explored the common ground shared by Jane Austen and William Shakespeare, two of the most...read more
Registration is now open for conference-rate reservations for the beautiful Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort and Spa. You may also make reservations by calling 888-421-1442 (ask for the Jane Austen Society of North America conference...read more
“Historical, Cultural and Social Links from Jane Austen to Downton Abbey”
University Club of Pasadena
JASNA AGM Pre-Conference Tour
Huntington Library, Art Collection and Botanical Gardens
Huntington Beach, CA
JASNA AGM Post-Conference Tour
San Diego Harbor
For the upcoming schedule for each of our reading groups, visit the reading groups page and click the link of the group nearest you.