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Please freely peruse our growing collection of articles, topics, and discussions of interest.

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Nov 1

Meet Mother & Daughter Duo. Kathy Rogers & Anne Rogers Kathy Rogers JASNA-MN: How did you hear about JASNAMN? Kathy Rogers: A girlfriend told me about some “strange” people at her work who belonge
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Sep 17

Jane Austen's final, unfinished novel has been adapted for TV by the renowned Andrew Davies.   Town and Country Magazine says, “Masterpiece PBS is co-producing the author's final work, so you know it
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Aug 20

Meet Alicia McShane & Anna Hagens. Alicia is our own JASNA-MN Secretary. Anna and Alicia are best friends who enjoy Jane Austen together. JASNA-MN: Hi Alicia, how did you hear about JASNAMN? Alicia:
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Jul 30

The author visited the new resorts of Lyme Regis and Sidmouth, and is rumoured to have had a holiday romance. Did she also create a new genre with Sanditon, her strange final work?..... For full Artic
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Jul 22

HEARTS WANT FILM (2017-short film) & BRIDE AND PREJUDICE (2012) Post your photos here. Sharing is Caring...
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Jun 8

Let's share our photos and comments about the last meeting. More photos are coming, please check back often! For now talk among yourself, and post some of the photos you took...
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Apr 15

Meet Janice Millford aka our own JASNA MN Regional Coordinator. JASNA-MN: How did you hear about JASNAMN? Janice:  I attended a class led by Dr Joyce Davis at UMN.   She was teaching a 2 part cours
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Oct 19

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Sep 4

For many, Jane Austen's novels help to define the Regency period. Here, Peter James Bowman explores the real routines and rituals of the wealthy Georgian families portrayed by Austen, and considers th
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Aug 19

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Jul 25

In what is probably my favourite piece ever written , I tried to estimate exactly how rich Mr. Darcy was – Mr. Darcy, of course, of Jane Austen’s classic novel Pride & Prejudice . I showed that wh
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Jun 12

This looks interesting. Here is a Washington Post article about it. It is available at Hennepin County Library. https://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/books/the-wildest-decade-in-britains-hist
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May 18

Meet Janna Steidl JASNA-MN: How did you hear about JASNAMN? Janna: My best friend and I (Andrea), along with a few others, get together annually to have a Pride & Prejudice watching marathon.  One
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Mar 27

Thank you all for coming to this month's event. Here are some of the photos. Feel free to share yours too!
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Oct 18

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Aug 20

Meet Ruth Maramis. We will be viewing her short film HEARTS WANT on our next meeting She wrote and produced this film inspired by "Persuasion". JASNA-MN: How did you hear about JASNAMN? Ruth: I can’t
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Aug 13

Help us provide seating for the lawns and gardens at Chawton House I write as President of the North American Friends of Chawton House about our new fundraising campaign: https://www.nafch.org/bench A
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Jul 22

If you know any Austen happening around town. Please share your post here. Sharing is caring... PRIDE AND PREJUDICE Nov 15 – Dec 22, 2019 By Kate Hamill, adapted from Jane Austen Directed by Lisa Ch
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Jun 12

Speaker: Liz Philosophos Cooper (President of JASNA). What a fun Meeting, we even get to make a video to celebrate JASNA 40th anniversary (see video on our facebook page)
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Apr 25

It's dancing time! Saturday, April 13, 2019 at University Club (St. Paul) Get your dancing shoes on, your dress and nice ribbons out. We are going dancing! There has been some glitch with our ticketi
JASNA - Minnesota

We are the Minnesota Region of The Jane Austen Society of North America, a non-profit (501(c)(3)), organization dedicated to the enjoyment and appreciation of Jane Austen and her writing.  

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JASNA membership is open to everyone interested in the life and works of Jane Austen. Membership in the national organization automatically grants you the benefits of our local, regional chapter based in Minnesota. Our chapter hosts a number of events throughout the year. Together, we explore and revel in topics related to Jane’s books, as well as Regency Period culture and society.

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