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In the mail: AGM materials
Just in case you missed it, the Portland AGM has sent the registration materials in the mail. Spots always go quick. Here is the link for the registration materials available online.
Bits & Scraps from East PA
The February edition of East PA JASNA regional newsletter, Bits & Scraps, was mailed the other day and ought to have reached subscribers last week.It features several articles by their members, including an article and adapted period recipe for roast beef from Dan Macey, an entertaining piece about a Janeite examining her own pride and … Continue reading Bits & Scraps from East PA
Chawton Cottage Slide Show
Jane Austen spent the last eight years of her life in a 17th-century house in Chawton, England. PBS presents a visit to Chawton Cottage while there--learn all about the need for improvements.
The JASNA Student Essay Contest
Attention high school, college and graduate students: The JASNA Essay Contest is now accepting entries for the 2010 contest. The topic is related to this year's AGM in Portland, the theme of which is "Jane Austen and the Abbey: Mystery, Mayhem and Muslin". Entries are to discuss how Jane Austen uses mayhem as a plot … Continue reading The JASNA Student Essay Contest
The JASNA International Visitor Program
Those of you who are in the process of researching and/or writing an Austen-related paper or book might be interested in applying for the JASNA 2010 International Visitor Program. The goals of the IVP are (1) to permit a JASNA member to work on a creative or scholarly project that requires study or travel in … Continue reading The JASNA International Visitor Program
Jane Austen event
SAVE THE DATE!3rd Annual JANE AUSTEN FESTIVAL-JULY 10 & 11, 2010HISTORIC LOCUST GROVE LOUISVILLE, KYhttp://www.locustgrove.org/Sponsored by: Greater Louisville Region, JASNAhttp://www.jasnalouisville.com/REGENCY EMPORIUMJANE AUSTEN BALLAUTHOR KIM WILSON "IN THE GARDEN WITH JANE AUSTEN" AND "TEA WITH JANE AUSTEN"FOUR COURSE AFTERNOON TEA SERVED BOTH DAYS!TUSSIE MUSSIE WORKSHOPWatch the website for new developments. Reservations for tea, ball and workshops … Continue reading Jane Austen event
JASNA National has asked us to let you know that Persuasions On-line is now available on the JASNA website. click on this link to see it. http://rs6.net/tn.jsp?et=1102894594975&s=31&e=001rNweG4dToZxfcRXBgQExvGlEe2eAhbURUlWoHaLMod1Ify2LZiCgHnq6Y3ivXNzmsLJRw-WVpHaHXqEkwmRbNEuPp2XCg9xh7-d6f_pF0je665QmFY0vtsOW79JFeaz5zq7KUr3mMGe_l5nvNf8KmebbL-xZGC1FAlso, JASNA is accepting PayPal donations and registrations. There is still time to give a gift membership to an Austen enthusiast.
Celebrate Jane Austen with CNJ-JASNA!
Please join JASNA Central New Jersey for a birthday toast to Jane Austen at the Cranbury Inn, 21 South Main Street, Cranbury, New Jersey on Saturday, December 5, 2009 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. We will celebrate Austen’s 234th birthday, plan and discuss the year’s upcoming programs together, and share our love of all … Continue reading Celebrate Jane Austen with CNJ-JASNA!
More Jane Austen at the Morgan!
Here is a link for an interesting slideshow of the Morgan exhibit: http://www.nytimes.com/slideshow/2009/11/06/arts/20091107-austen-ss_index.html Courtesy of the New York Times