The Development of ROMANTIC LOVE in the Georgian Era

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Romantic Love as we celebrate it today began in the Georgian Era. This illustrated lecture traces those roots through people, books, Bath Assembly Rooms, period accessories and handmade valentines. The one-hour lecture includes references to Jane Austen’s “Pride and Prejudice,” “Emma,” and “Persuasion.”  There will be time afterwards to create keepsake Lavender Sachets for those interested. Vintage dress is admired but not required. Light refreshments wil l be served. Dr. DiAnn Ellis was a professor at San Francisco State University for 34 years and is a passionate student of British History. She is an active member of the Jane Austen Society of North America (JASNA).

Tuesday, February 12, 2019
2:00 p.m. in LIB 286

Or call Lin at 415-721-7432

Co-Sponsored by:
SFSU Women’s Association,
SFSU Retirement Association,
& Friends of the Library.

Spotlight Event Thursday, January 31, 2019