We are so glad you are visiting our website as “we have been wretched without you!” The Jane Austen Society of North America (JASNA) and its regional chapters are dedicated to the appreciation of Jane Austen and all things Regency England! We celebrate and study her writing, her life and the times and places in which she lived.
The Pittsburgh region normally meets 5 or more times a year for events ranging from formal teas and luncheons with speakers to informal discussions of a moderated topic. We go to movie and play adaptations of her works, have dances, balls and Regency craft/sewing sessions. During this time of Covid-19, we have been meeting virtually via Zoom but are slowly getting back to in person events.
It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a literary society in search of scintillating conversation, must always be in want of new members! Please peruse the other sections of our website to see more of our past events, and consider joining us at one of our upcoming events!
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This Year’s Calendar of Diversions
October 1, 2023 2-3:30 pm EST
Pride and Prejudice on the Silver Screen
Zoom film clips and discussion led by Allison Thompson
Information and Zoom link
November 3-5, 2023
JASNA National Annual General Meeting (AGM)
Pride and Prejudice: A Rocky Romance
December 10, 2023 3:00 pm EST
Annual Jane Austen Birthday Tea
Pittsburgh Friends Meeting House
4836 Ellsworth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213