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7th Annual Jane Austen Ball Weekend

Saturday and Sunday, May 4 & 5, 2013 An English Country dance weekend including a Regency period Ball, an experienced dance, practice sessions, and good food! Dancing Master Tom Amessé       Music by Serendipity  Here is a printable flyer. This event … Continue reading

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March events

Saturday March 2, 2013: Discussion of Pride and Prejudice sequels at the Granger Homestead in Canandaigua, with 1813-style tea.  Aniela Wolkonowski will lead the discussion, focusing on An Assembly Such as This by Pamela Aiden.

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February 16 meeting

Please join JASNA-Rochester on Saturday February 16 at 1:00 p.m. at the Barnes and Noble Bookstore in Pittsford, NY when Edith Lank will present her 2008 AGM talk, “Louisa Sets Lord Brabourne Straight—or not: A Collector’s Story of Discovery.”  

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Annual Birthday Luncheon

Please join us on Saturday December 15, 2012 for our annual celebration of Jane Austen’s birthday at the Chatterbox Club, 25 North Goodman Street,  Rochester New York 14607 (between East Avenue and University Avenue).  Our speaker will be Professor Alice Villaseñor … Continue reading

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“Jane Austen Addict” to speak at Medaille College

Thursday, November 15, 2012 Laurie Viera Rigler, novelist, web series writer, and author of Rude Awakenings of Jane Austen Addict. Laurie Viera Rigler’s novels Confessions of a Jane Austen Addict and Rude Awakenings of a Jane Austen Addict (both published … Continue reading

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Welcome to JASNA-Rochester

Welcome to all western New Yorkers who are friends of Jane Austen.  The Rochester chapter of the Jane Austen Society of North America sponsors discussions, talks, outings, and celebrations as we read, study, and enjoy the works of Jane Austen … Continue reading

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JASNA Rochester

The Jane Austen Society of North America Rochester Chapter welcomes all who share an interest in reading and discussing Jane Austen, her novels (and other writing), and her historical context.  New York has three regional societies: New York Metro, Rochester, … Continue reading

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What Would Jane Wear?

On Sunday, March 18th at 5:00 pm at the First Baptist Church (175 Allens Creek Road  Rochester, NY 14618), Lisa Brown, co-coordinator of the Rochester and Syracuse Regions of JASNA presents her popular fashion show/workshop demonstrating what well-dressed Regency ladies and … Continue reading

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MARCH 17 Meeting: The Dowager Countess and Kate Middleton

Have you been wondering why Downton Abbey’s Dowager Countess is called Lady Grantham and not Lady Violet? How did Kate Middleton end up with the last name of Cambridge? All will be made clear on Saturday, March 17 at 1:00pm … Continue reading

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Upstate “Juvenilia” Group?

As you may know, JASNA-New York Metro has an active “Juvenilia” group for JASNA members forty and younger who are interested in gathering for activities, trips, films, etc. beyond regular JASNA meetings.  JASNA Rochester and JASNA Syracuse would like to … Continue reading