Tuesday, February 5, 2-4 p.m.
Pride and Prejudice 200th Anniversary Cake – [open only to the Goucher College community]
- Enjoy cake and various crafts, puzzles, and temporary tattoos.
Thursday, February 7, 8-10 p.m.
Pride and Prejudice (2005) Film Showing – [open only to the Goucher College community]*
- The students voted the 2005 Pride and Prejudice film as their favorite version. Popcorn and other snacks provided.
*This event is free and open to the Goucher College Community. While reservations are not required they are preferred, and can be made at www.goucher.edu/tickets. For questions about the ticketing process, please contact the Events Office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 410-337-6333.
Wednesday, February 20, 6-8 p.m.
Pride and Prejudice: A 200-Year Affair Exhibit Opening Reception – [open to the public, reservations may be made for this event by contacting Randi Kennedy at 410-337-6362 or emailing Randalynn.email@example.com]
- Come celebrate the 200th anniversary of the publishing of Pride and Prejudice—see our exhibit, enjoy light fare, wine, and a champagne toast.
Thursday, March 7, 7-9 p.m.
Pride and Prejudice Regency Dance and Activities – [open to the public, no reservation necessary]*
- Join the Library in celebrating the 200th Anniversary of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice with dancing and games! See an interactive demonstration of Regency Period dance performed by Chorégraphie Antique. Learn the language of the fan and how to dance better than Mr. Darcy! The evening will also feature period games and activities and light refreshments.
*This event is free and open to the public, but all attendees must reserve tickets at www.goucher.edu/tickets. For questions about the ticketing process, please contact the Events Office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 410-337-6333.
Saturday, April 27, 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Talk and Tea Reception: “Reading Jane Austen from Afar” – [a Goucher alumnae/i event only]
Taking reservations after March 1, contact Sarah Stockbridge at 410-337-6180
- Two hundred years later and thousands of miles away, how and why do we American readers continue to feel close to Jane Austen’s world? Professor Juliette Wells’ talk will center on the incomparable Austen collection donated to Goucher by Alberta Hirshheimer Burke ’28. Tea to follow, where copies of Professor Wells’ book Everybody’s Jane: Austen in the Popular Imagination will be available for purchase and signing, proceeds to benefit Special Collections at Goucher College.