The Idaho Region of the Jane Austen Society of North America was organized in 1994. Meetings are held four times each year in Boise, Idaho. For membership information, please visit For information about meetings, please contact Cheryl Russell-Griebenow, Idaho Regional Coordinator, at



Our annual birthday tea will feature JASNA Traveling Lecturer Dr. Timothy Erwin, Professor of English, University of Nevada at Las Vegas.  Dr. Erwin will discuss the 200th anniversary of the publication of Jane Austen's Emma.  More details will be posted here soon.

Dr. Lynda Hall's Filmography

Dr. Lynda Hall spoke at JASNA-Idaho's 2015 Birthday Tea on "Adapting Jane Austen: The Ones You May Have Missed."  Dr. Hall provided this list of the films in her presentation:

Dr. Lynda Hall

Jane Austen in Manhattan (1980)
            Director - James Ivory
Metropolitan (1990)
            Director -Whit Stillman
Ruby in Paradise (1993)
            Director - Victor Nunez
Kandukondain Kandukondain (I Have Found It) (2000)
            Director - Rajiv Menon
Pride and Prejudice, A Latter Day Comedy (2003)
            Director - Andrew Black
The Lake House (2006)
            Director - Alejandro Agresti
Aisha (2010
            Director - Rajshree Ojha
Material Girls (2006)
            Director - Martha Coolidge
From Prada to Nada (2011)
            Director - Angel Garcia
Scents and Sensibility (2012)
            Director - Brian Brough

The Jane Austen Book Club

Tuesday, January 10 - Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen (7:00 p.m., Collister Library, Sycamore Room)
Tuesday, March 14 - Belle: The Slave Daughter and the Lord Chief Justice by Paula Byrne (7:00 p.m., Collister Library, Sycamore Room)
Tuesday, May 9 - Jane Austen's England: Daily Life in the Georgian and Regency Periods by Roy and Lesley Adkins (7:00 p.m., Collister Library, Sycamore Room Boise)
Tuesday, July 11 - The Janeites by Rudyard Kipling (7:00 p.m., Collister Library, Sycamore Room)
Tuesday, September 12 - Jane Austen's Letters edited by Deirdre LeFaye (7:00 p.m., Collister Library, Sycamore Room)
Tuesday, November 14 - Cranford by Elizabeth Gaskell (7:00 p.m., Collister Library, Sycamore Room)

The Jane Austen Book Club meets six times each year to discuss books by, about and because of Jane Austen. For information about book club meetings, contact Monica Van Bussum at