Jane Austen and the Godmersham Park Library: Senate House, London, 7 March, 5.30-7.00 pm

The first in a new season of Open University Book History Research Group seminars, “Travelling Books and Readers in the Long Eighteenth Century,” will be held at Senate House, London (room G35) on Monday 7 March 5.30-7.00 pm. Prof. Peter Sabor (McGill University) and Dr. Gillian Dow (University of Southampton) will be giving a joint presentation entitled “Jane Austen Alone in the Library: The Books at Godmersham Park.” Their paper reports on a project to locate and identify books from the library that were read by Austen herself, as well as other members of the wider Austen family.

See the seminar series page for more details: http://www.open.ac.uk/arts/research/book-history/research-seminar-series/travelling-books-and-readers-long-eighteenth-century.

All are welcome.

‘The Artist and the Writer’: room confirmation

If you are coming next Saturday 29th November to ‘The Artist and the Writer’, we can now confirm that it will be held in Room 349 of the Institute of English Studies, Senate House, Malet Street, London.

Signs will direct you there from Senate House reception on the day.

See the Events page of the RIN website for full details of the location and latest programme.

We look forward to seeing you there!