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Jane Austen Society of North America

South Central Texas Region


Thank you to everyone who joined us for a day with JASNA president Liz Philosophos Cooper!

Photo taken at “Austen in Austin” exhibit tour with Janine Barchas at the Harry Ransom Center!


The Jane Austen Society of North America (JASNA) was founded 40 years ago, with an inaugural dinner on October 5, 1979. Since then, JASNA has become the largest literary society in the world devoted to Jane Austen. JASNA brings together thousands of members—Austen’s enthusiastic readers and professional scholars alike—to promote the study and appreciation of her works, life, and genius.