Upcoming Events


November 23, 2019     3:00-4:30 PM
Dances from Jane Austen’s Assembly Rooms
Or, Do the Movies Ever Get it Right?
Allison Thompson

Preceeded by a brief slide show & summary of JASNA Summer 2019 trip in England
Laura Livingston

Cathedral of Learning – Room 232
University of Pittsburgh
4200 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA  15260


Pitt Cathedral of Learning

To get to room 232: There is no direct elevator from either the Ground level or the First Floor to the 2nd floor.   You may walk up a flight of steps or can take the elevator to the 3rd floor, turn your back to the window that overlooks the Commons area, walk straight forward and look to your left for a small elevator that only goes between 2 and 3.  There will be signs up.

Save the Date!
January 12, 2020 – 9:00 PM
Sanditon premiers on PBS
We’ll have a Facebook “watch party” at a minimum and group reading of Sanditon hopefully January 11, 2020.
March 15, 2020 
Afternoon Tea with Britsburgh
Dr. Laura Engel will give a talk on  Austen’s early writings and theatrical culture in the late eighteenth century.

Omni William Penn
530 William Penn Pl, Pittsburgh, PA 15219
April 18, 2020
Juvenilia Reading & Discussion
Ms. Kathryn Zamboky will lead a discussion of a few of the longer early works.  We will send out the names of the works before the meeting so people can read them in preparation.  

Place and time TBA
June ??,  2020 NOON EST – ONLINE REGISTRATION OPENS
For: October 2020 JASNA National Annual General Meeting

October 9-11, 2020
JASNA National Annual General Meeting (AGM)
Cleveland, OH