2020 Programs


February 16“Publishing Northanger Abbey: A History in Documents,” lecture by Juliette Wells, professor of English literature, Goucher College

September 12 – Discussion of articles about Northanger Abbey

November 14th – The Words and Wisdom of Northanger Abbey by Devoney Looser
Recorded presentation with live Q&A. One participant will receive a copy of the book and a signed book plate

December 19 – Jane Austen’s Birthday Celebration
Book exchange, virtual silhouettes, birthday toast, trivia contest, witty conversation and overall good times

Reading Group meetings

May 16 – Virtual Book Discussion: Jane Austen at Home by Lucy Worsley

June 20 – Virtual Book Discussion: Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen

July 18 – Virtual Book Discussion: Excellent Women by Barbara Pym

August 15 – Virtual Book Discussion: The Jane Austen Society by Natalie Jenner

October 17The Castle of Otranto by Horace Walpole