Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility Open House
Open House featuring Sense and Sensibility
October 29, 2022 from 1-3pm. Special Collections and Archives, 4th floor of the Athenaeum
Secondary teachers and others with an interest in Jane Austen are welcome to drop in to view selected materials from Goucher’s world-famous Jane Austen Collection, including original English editions from the 1810s, American editions from the 1830s, translations, illustrated editions, and founding collector Alberta Burke’s amazing scrapbooks. On hand to offer introductions and answer questions will be Prof. Juliette Wells, Goucher’s Austen specialist; Kristen Welzenbach, Curator of Special Collections and Archives; Deborah Harner, Education Archivist; and Melissa Straw, Director of Conservation and Preservation. We welcome the opportunity to think with you about how you might integrate the Austen Collection into your classroom teaching!