JASACT meets at 1.30pm on the THIRD Saturday of the month, in the Friends' Lounge of the National Library of Australia.
For details about the subject matter for each meeting, please see under current year's Meeting Schedule below.
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2015 Meeting schedule
Jan 17: Discuss the role of food in Austen's novels Feb 21: Slow read of Emma Vol. 1 (Chs 1-18) Mar 21: Slow read of Emma Vol. 2 (Chs 19-36) Apr 18: Cancelled in lieu of attendance at JAFA May 16: Slow read of Emma, Vol. 3 (Chs 37-55) Jun 20: Discuss secondary source/s on Emma Jul 18: Cancelled in lieu of attendance at JASA Weekend Conference in Canberra Aug 15: Discuss The Austen Project (theaustenproject.com) Sep 19: Discuss Jane Austen's use of letters in her novels Oct 17: Discuss the role of gossip and rumour in Emma Nov 21: What was Jane Austen really like? Dec 12: Jane Austen birthday-Christmas lunch @ Bookplate (NLA)
2016 Meeting schedule
Feb 20: Discuss Austen's History of England Mar 19: Discuss Austen's Bad Girls Apr 16: Cancelled in lieu of attendance at JAFA May 21: TBA Jun 18: TBA Jul 16: TBA Aug 20: TBA Sep 17: TBA Oct 15: TBA Nov 19: TBA Dec ??: Jane Austen birthday-Christmas lunch