A Spring Evening Chat About Austen

Elizabeth Child, Professor of English at Trinity Washington University, will share her experiences teaching Jane Austen to first generation college students. JASNA-DC Board Member Jennifer Abella will teach us how to tap into the wealth of Austen related material available on-line. Followed by friendly chat! Bring your favorite beverage.

JASNA-DC Guest Speaker: Dr. Roger Moore

Roman Baths in Bath, England. Photo by Alice Moore Take the spa waters with us! Where might Sanditon’s Mr. Tom Parker have found his inspiration for a fashionable spa bathing place? How did the practice of drinking tepid mineral water get started? Join JASNA-DC virtually on Sunday, June 12, at 4 p.m. (ET) when Dr. […]

2022 JASNA England Tour Recap

The D.C. region's bench in the Chawton House rose garden in England. (Photo by Delia Bisgyer) Spend your teatime with DC Metropolitan Region Board members who went on this year's JASNA tour.  Delia Bisgyer, Lily Dow, and Emily Gold have kindly agreed to share trip highlights and some of their favorite photos with us. The […]

AGM Recap: Maryland & D.C. Joint Meeting

Did you attend the Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Victoria or attend virtually? Share stories, thoughts and highlights. Not able to attend the AGM? Learn what it was about and take notes on speakers and topics you want to hear in the future.

“Regency London’s Ton and the Business of Pleasure”

The First Quadrille at Almack's. Dr. Julie Taddeo, University of Maryland research professor of history, will present an assessment of the social, financial, and cultural characteristics of the Regency London Ton, the context for many significant events and relationships in Jane Austen’s novels. Dr. Taddeo lectures widely on Britain in the Georgian and Victorian eras […]

‘Sense and Sensibility’ screening

Oct. 21 at 2 p.m.: "Sense and Sensibility" group viewing at Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, 1660 Crystal City Dr., Arlington, Va.  Food and beverages available for purchase. Metro accessible. Free parking. Tickets $25 by Paypal or check (payable to JASNA-DC). REGISTER 

AGM Recap

AGM recap with JASNA-Maryland on Zoom. Details TBA.