Upcoming Events

Save the date!

Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019

Dr. Sarah Marsh, director of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at American University and the 2020 Margaret Henry Dabney Penick Resident Scholar at the Smithsonian, will share new insights on “Mansfield Park” — particularly as it relates to a prominent legal case — at our annual Jane Austen December birthday celebration. Time and location to be announced.


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Welcome to the Washington, DC region of the Jane Austen Society of America (JASNA), a nonprofit organization dedicated to the appreciation and enjoyment of the works of English writer Jane Austen (1775-1817).