Jane Austen Society of North America

North Texas Region


“I can now write at leisure & make the most of my subjects”

                                                    J. Austen

Welcome to our website where you can find information pertinent to the North Texas Region of JASNA. We have a vibrant, active chapter with members from diverse educational and cultural backgrounds united by our common interest in everything Jane Austen.  

Please click the topics on the above navigation bar to discover more about our Region, upcoming events and the wonderful Jane Austen.  Click the link below for our regional Facebook page.


Literary Lyme Walking Tours for 2015 are now available.

Jaunt with Jane in Lyme Tour June 2015

New biography of Jane Austen in April 2015



2015 Calendar of Events

4/12/15 - Netherfield Ball Planning Committee

12:00 Lunch at Green Papaya             1:30 Tour venue OLUMC

4/12/15 - Jane Austen Book Club

Discussing William Deresiewicz’s A Jane Austen Education.

4/26/15 - Spring Tea - Adolphus Hotel French Room

Dressing Mr. Darcy

5/3/15 - Sense and Sensibility - Dallas Theater Center

Optional post performance dinner

6/20/15 - June with Jane Austen - Warwick Melrose Hotel

English Country Dancing, Regency jewelry and penmanship workshops, luncheon and JASNA president Claire Bellanti

6/20/15 - Netherfield Ball - Oak Lawn United Methodist Church

Enjoy an evening of English Country Dancing in Regency style

9/13/15 - Fall Meeting - Hackberry Creek Country Club

Learn "How to speak with a British accent”  with dialect coach Yvonne C. Vautier-DeLay

and hear Professor Patricia Michaelson “Speaking Volumes:  Women and Speech in the Novels of Jane Austen"

12/5/15 - Jane Austen Birthday Luncheon - Historic Ashton Hotel  Patrick Stokes “Chapters in the Life of the Austen Family”


Interested in attending a meeting? 

Contact Susan Jelen at sjelen3@gmail.com