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This is the archive for January 2021

Joint Meeting with JAS-NZ

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In a very exciting development, JASNA Hawai`i will hold a joint meeting with the Jane Austen Society of New Zealand (JAS-NZ) at 3 PM, March 13, 2021 (Hawaiian timezone) / 2 PM, March 14, 2021 (New Zealand timezone).

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Guest speaker will be Deborah Yaffe, acclaimed author of the study Among the Janeites.

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JASNA Hawai`i and JAS-NZ members will receive full details through the usual mailing lists. Mainland JASNA members may participate up to our limited Zoom capacity. Contact jasnahawaii@jasnahawaii.org.

We look forward to this history-making international meeting, marking what we believe to be the first such joint undertaking in the Pacific Rim.

Longbourn

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On January 16, 2021, JASNA Hawai`i was joined by mainland JASNA members from New Mexico, British Columbia, Washington D.C. and California for an interesting 90 minute discussion of Jo Baker's Longbourn. The meeting took place virtually, over Zoom.

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Our thanks to Gretchen for leading the discussion, Katie for taking care of Zoom hosting, and all the participants who made for an informative and enjoyable meeting.

Coming up next: our February 13 virtual "Belated Birthday Tea," featuring games, discussion, a door prize, and more. JASNA Hawai`i members will receive full details in due course. Mainland JASNA members are welcome up to our Zoom capacity limit; contact jasnahawaii@jasnahawaii.org for signup information. There is no charge for JASNA members from any location.