Recap of Jane Austen: Working Woman

Recap of Jane Austen: Working Woman

By Karen Rueda JASNA Southwest kicked off 2019 by expanding to four meetings per year with its first-ever February meeting, on Saturday the 23rd, with 108 members and guests registering for the sold-out event at the Brand Library and Art Center in Glendale. JASNA’s...
A Room With a View Discounts

A Room With a View Discounts

Los Angeles Theatre Works is offering JASNA Southwest members discounted tickets for its production of E. M. Forster’s A Room With a View, with performances March 1-3 at UCLA. Biting social satire and passionate romance take center stage in this new radio...
Register Now for Jane Austen: Working Woman

Register Now for Jane Austen: Working Woman

Join us on Saturday, February 23, at the newly renovated Brand Library and Art Center in Glendale for “Jane Austen: Working Woman,” with presenter Liz Philosophos Cooper in her first speaking engagement as JASNA’s new president. Register now for our...
San Diego Event on Feb. 2

San Diego Event on Feb. 2

On February 2, the JASNA San Diego region will present a half-day event in La Jolla. JASNA traveling lecturer Dr. Regulus Allen will present “From Hampshire to Hollywood: Teaching an Austen Fiction and Film Course.” Collins Hemingway will also speak at the...
Unfilmable Austen: The Case of Northanger Abbey

Unfilmable Austen: The Case of Northanger Abbey

In their talk at the December 2018 JASNA Southwest meeting, Linda Troost and Sayre Greenfield explored “The Unfilmable Austen: The Case of Northanger Abbey,” focusing on Austen’s interest in capturing modernity and cultural shifts, and the challenges this caused not...
Pride and Prejudice and Pelisses

Pride and Prejudice and Pelisses

Kimberly Chrisman-Campbell’s informative talk at the JASNA Southwest December meeting at Sony Pictures Studio covered how fashion is used in Austen adaptations to convey the passage of time, express a character’s transformation and signal differences in...