JANE AUSTEN'S WORLD
JANE AUSTEN SUMMER PROGRAM
JUNE 17-20, 2021
In 2021, the Jane Austen Summer Program will present its multi-day symposium online, with a focus on Jane Austen’s letters and Claire Tomalin’s biography “Jane Austen: A Life.”
Registration is currently full. Join the waitlist here; we will contact those on the list if space becomes available.
Latest Program Updates
Teachers: Registration is open for JASP+
In addition to our teacher-only sessions, JASP+ offers educators a chance to learn online tools to help teach Austen to students. Registration is required, and space is limited. JASP+ is open only to middle and high school teachers. You must already be registered for JASP to participate. Learn more about JASP+ here.
More seats available for our creative writing workshop
If you missed out on snagging a seat for our creative writing workshop, never fear: We've expanded the capacity. Sign up now for our workshop, led by authors Mary Robinette Kowal and Soniah Kamal. This workshop is free. You must already be registered for JASP to participate.
Deluxe Regency Parcels available while supplies last
There's still time to treat yourself to our Deluxe Regency Parcel! Filled with all the materials for craft workshops, plus other delectable goodies, the parcel is designed to make your JASP experience even more special. Parcels are an additional $140 and may be ordered while supplies last. Order by May 15. You must already be registered for JASP to purchase.
Sign up now for one of two penmanship workshops
Our penmanship workshop will occur twice — in two identical sessions: Saturday, June 19, from 4:15 to 5:30 p.m. (EDT); and Sunday, June 20, from 8:45 to 10 a.m. (EDT). Please sign up for one session by May 15. Sessions are intended for those who want to try the activity using handwriting materials. (Note: Materials are available via our Deluxe Regency Parcel or on your own, if you are already equipped for Regency correspondence). However if you just want to come and watch, you should also sign up! Priority will be given to those who have purchased Deluxe Regency Parcels. You must already be registered for JASP to participate.
What to Read
For JASP 2021, we will be exploring the theme “Jane Austen’s World” via her letters and Claire Tomalin’s biography. If you buy online, consider using Amazon Smile and selecting Jane Austen Summer Program as your charity of choice!
Jane Austen's Letters (Fourth Edition)
by Deirdre LeFaye
Jane Austen: A Life
by Claire Tomalin