2007-2008 Programs

Annual Meeting and Spring Event


Wednesday, March 5, 2008,  7:30 pm
Merrick Lecture Hall

"Jane Austen, Jane Porter, and Bath"
A lecture by Devoney Looser
2008 Burke Scholar-in-Residence

2008 Burke Scholar-in-Residence Devoney Looser, author of British Women Writers and the Writing of History, 1670-1820,  uses the correspondence of Austen contemporary Jane Porter to hypothesize about Jane Austen's experiences in Bath, England.

Associate Professor of English and literature coordinator at the University of Missouri-Columbia, Dr. Looser has written extensively on Jane Austen and is currently at work on two book-length projects. 

See the Goucher Press Release.

Fall Event

Tuesday, September 25, 2007. 7:00 pm,
Dunnock Theater, Meyerhoff Arts Center


"The Cone Sister"


 Vivienne Shub  performs The Cone Sister, a play by Naomi Greenberg-Slovin. The one-woman show chronicles the lives of renowned art collectors Etta and Claribel Cone. 

 See the Goucher Press Release.

Fall Event

Thursday, November 29, 2007
Kelley Lecture Hall, Goucher College
"Memory and Story: Nancy Patz"

A program and panel discussion will celebrate the gift to Goucher College of the Nancy Patz collection, consisting of materials from the professional life and art career of the noted children's book author and illustrator.

Thursday, November 29, 2007
Kelley Lecture Hall, Goucher College

Reception and Art Exhibit, 7 p.m.

Panel Discussion: Memory and Story, 7:30 p.m.

Nancy Patz, keynote speaker
Tara Tappert, project archivist
Rick Pringle, professor of psychology
Uta Larkey, assistant professor of German

The program is sponsored by Friends of the Goucher College Library and Goucher Hillel.

See the Goucher press release.