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The Friends of the Goucher College Library are alumnae/i, faculty, students, library staff, and others who enjoy a common bond: a passion for communicating the importance of the library within the intellectual setting of Goucher College.

Spring 2005 - The Space Between: History and Fiction

The Space Between: History and Fiction

Tuesday, May 17 at 1:30 pm

Van Meter B10

In 1897, a student at Mount Holyoke College left campus and did not return. The student's disappearance was reported in newspapers from New York to Boston, inspiring theories of suicide, abduction, elopement, and accidental drowning.

Gail Husch, Goucher Professor of Art History, read from her work-in-progress, a fictionalized account of the missing young woman's story, and answered questions about her research.

Spring 2005 - Not Just Another Pretty Face: Why We Love Jane Austen

Not Just Another Pretty Face: Why We Love Jane Austen
Tuesday, April 12 at 7:30 pm
Buchner Hall, Alumnae and Alumni House
Joan Klingel Ray, President of the Jane Austen Society of North America and Professor of English at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, gave a talk designed to explore Austen’s enduring appeal. Illustrated with almost 40 images, Ray’s lecture, like Austen’s work, spoke to various audience levels, from the Austen novice to the Austen aficionado.


Fall 2004 - The View From Afar

The View From Afar

Wednesday, November 11, 2004 at 7:30 pm 

Buchner Hall, Alumnae and Alumni House

Goucher President Sandy Ungar spoke at the 2004 Friends Fall Event. Drawing on his recent travel overseas, he discussed how the U.S. is viewed by other nations, and the important role internationalism plays in a liberal arts education.


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