Welcome to the Jane Austen Summer Program

Please join us next year for “Jane Austen’s World,” June 18-21, 2020. Look for more information soon.

jaworldlogo-webOur award-winning 4-day symposium focuses on one of Austen’s works each summer. The Jane Austen Summer Program is designed to appeal to anyone with a passion for all things Austen.  Attendees include people from all walks of life, as well as established scholars, high school teachers, and students from middle school through graduate school. Our 2020 program will center on Jane Austen’s letters and Claire Tomalin’s biography “Jane Austen: A Life.” Find our tentative schedule here. We’ve also got a list of recommended readings and films to watch.

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SPECIAL OPPORTUNITIES FOR TEACHERS: We offer 3 CEU credits and also discounts for middle and high school teachers when you click to register online.  Regular price for teachers is $300 (until Jan. 31) rather than the $445 (until Jan. 31) for other attendees.  Teachers can also win full tuition scholarships. CLICK HERE TO APPLY FOR A SCHOLARSHIP. The deadline to apply is March 15; winners will be announced April 1.



  • “JASP is one of the highlights of my year.”
  • “All the professors I met were so friendly and welcoming, so I never felt intimidated talking with such impressive scholars.”
  • “I have already told most of my friends to mark their calendars for next year.”

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