The JASC is dedicated to the exploration (and enjoyment!) of the life, writings and world of Jane Austen. The activities of the Center are led by faculty from the Sociology and English departments, all of whom are actively involved in writing, teaching and thinking about Austen.
Additional information may be found on the JASC wiki pages.Portrait of Jane Austen used courtesy of the University of Texas Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin.
Submissions from 2011
Money, Female Attractiveness, and Marriageability, Jessica Bania
Submissions from 2010
The Small Secret Sociology of Jane Austen: Subjectivities, Hierarchy, Context, Christopher Wilkes
Zombies, Sea-Monsters and Vampires: Jane Austen Flirts with the Horror Genre, Christopher Wilkes
Submissions from 2009
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, Pauline Beard
Voices in Britain during the Napoleonic Wars: Jane Austen, Lindsay Prescott
The Space of the Social, Christopher D. Wilkes
Social Jane: The Sociology of Jane Austen, Christopher D. Wilkes
Submissions from 2008
Culinary Jane Austen, Christopher D. Wilkes
Submissions from 2006
Sex, Debility, and Lady Bertram: Lover or Loafer?, Pauline Beard