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About Jane Austen


Welcome to JASNA CT! We are one of the many local chapters of the Jane Austen Society of North America, dedicated to the enjoyment of Jane Austen's work and time. We meet to hear a variety of speakers, eat good food, and enjoy each other's company.

Connecticut Jasna Events

2016 Events

Pride and Prejudice Picnic (indoors! in a lovely room!)- Sunday, August 7 at "The Library" restaurant in Wallingford
Print out and mail in the: August Jasna Picnic 2016 flyer

Paypal Registration: Pay online for the Luncheon below @ 35 per person

# of registrations

bonnet making workshop - sunday, july 10, 9-4
Stratford, CT. We have 1-2 last minute spots. Please email us if you are interested.

See the Information Flyer (click here)

we're reading all austen's novels! Bookgroups in four regions around the state are reading Jane's first novel (first written, last published).

WESTPORT Schedule of Events

Jane Austen: Kick-Off a Year of Reading
In partnership with the Jane Austen Society North America, CT Region, the Westport Library is hosting a series of discussions on the novels of Jane Austen.

Upcoming dates for further discussions of the rest of the novels of Jane Austen are:
All discussions will be on Saturdays at 2pm:
July 30: Persuasion (note date change) - led by Dr. Susan Ostrov Weisser, professor of English at Adelphi University. She is the author of "A Craving Vacancy: Women and Sexual Love in the British Novel 1740-1880" and "The Glass Slipper: Women and Love Stories." She is the editor of "Women and Romance: A Reader" as well as three scholarly editions of classic novels by Jane Austen, Charlotte Bronte, and D.H. Lawrence
August 27: Pride and Prejudice
September 24: Emma

Location: The Westport Library McManus Room

CENTRAL BOOKGROUP Schedule of Events
(Please email us to join)

August 7 - Pride & Prejudice Luncheon - JASNA CT statewide event
TBA - Emma and Box Hill picnic - JASNA CT statewide event

austen academy (northwest group)
(Please email us to join)
July 24 Pride and Prejudice

shoreline region
(Please email us to join)
July 17 - Persuasion

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Coordinator: Stephani Miller
Membership: Sara Zagorski
Programs: Caitlin Augusta
Treasurer: Michelle Forte


Last updated on: 4 July, 2016

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