Preview of Jane Austen Garden Trail

Preview of Jane Austen Garden Trail

JASNA Southwest is proud to sponsor one of only 20 named spots along the new Jane Austen Garden Trail at Chawton House in England. The image above is a preview of our plaque on the walk. JASNA Southwest members helped us raise funds for this project to support Chawton...
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...
Q&A With Ashley Clements

Q&A With Ashley Clements

At our December 2018 meeting at Sony Pictures Studio, JASNA Southwest Regional Coordinator Susie Wampler moderated a conversation with Ashley Clements, star of The Lizzie Bennet Diaries, on how she first became an Austen fan, the process of translating the book to a...