The Jane Austen Society of North America

Metropolitan Kansas City Region
(Including Kansas and Western Missouri)
Founded 1995

 

 
 


2018 Member Events
(Registration Required)
*Open to the Public

 

— 2018 ---

Saturday, March 3

“Reading Jane Austen Through the Lens of the Law:  Legal issues in Austen's Life and Works ”
Presenter:  Karen Hornig, Lawyer and JASNA-KC Member

1:00-3:00 P.M.

Crestwood Condominiums
Contact:  Leah Wilson

Saturday, April 21

“Jane Austen:  The Awakening of a Media Tycoon”
Presenter:  Karen Kelleher Bacon, Documentary Producer and Writer

12:00-1:00 P.M.  Members Only Lunch with Karen

1:00-2:00 P.M.  Karen’s Presentation and Q&A

2:00-4:30 P.M.  Screening of Persuasion with Amanda Root, a film on which Karen worked

Truman Forum at the Plaza Library
Contact:  Leah Wilson

Saturday, June 9

Boxhill Picnic

1:00-3:00 P.M.

Home of Gaye Stevick
Contact:  Gaye Stevick


Saturday, August 11

Annual Planning Meeting and Election

1:00-3:00 P.M.

Crestwood Condominiums
Contact:  Becky Malomo

September 28-30

Jane Austen Society of North America Annual General Meeting
“Persuasion:  200 Years of Constancy and Hope”

Westin Kansas City at Crown Center 

Saturday, December 1

Jane Austen Birthday Tea

1:00-3:00 P.M.

Crestwood Condominiums
Contact:  Cathy Blake

Borrow from our
Lending Library 

 Book List

 

 

About Jane Austen Society Events


We enjoy the company of like-minded individuals and are delighted to welcome you to our enticing events. From English Country Dancing, to scholarly lectures and lively book discussions...we like to think even Mrs. Elton might be impressed with the offerings.

Some gatherings are small and meet in places as snug as Barton Cottage. Other events are large and held in venues as spacious as Bath Assembly Rooms. Whatever suits your fancy, we hope to have the pleasure of your acquaintance at one of our upcoming events. 

 

If you're a JASNA member, you're in our first circle for all events. Members receive advanced notification, priority registration and discounted prices. You'll be notified by e-mail when registration for each event begins.

If you're not a member, look for the * by selected events in our calendar to the left. These are open to the public. Watch this site to see when registration begins. If space permits, we may open other events to the public as well. Please keep checking.

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