Emily C. Friedman (email: firstname.lastname@example.org) is an assistant professor of English at Auburn University. In addition to her articles on women writers of all kinds, with Devoney Looser she is the co-editor of a special issue of Romantic Circles Pedagogy on "Teaching Jane Austen." Her book project is Reading Smell in the Eighteenth-Century Novel.
The Jane Austen Society of North America is dedicated to the enjoyment and appreciation of Jane Austen and her writing. JASNA is a nonprofit organization, staffed by volunteers, whose mission is to foster among the widest number of readers the study, appreciation, and understanding of Jane Austen’s works, her life, and her genius. We have over 5,000 members of all ages and from diverse walks of life. Although most live in the United States or Canada, we also have members in more than a dozen other countries.