"You Can Get a Parasol at Whitby's": Circulating Libraries in Jane Austen'
October 23, 1:30pm - 2:45pm
Mānoa Campus, Hamilton Library, Room 301
Join Claire Bellanti, President of the Jane Austen Society of North America (JASNA), for "You Can Get a Parasol at Whitby's...", a lecture on circulating libraries in Jane Austen's time.
Claire Bellanti holds an MA (European History) from UNLV and an MBA from UCLA. Retired from a 35 year career as a library professional at UCLA, she specialized in public services and preservation storage facilities. In addition to lectures and articles in the area of her professional interests, Ms. Bellanti has lectured and written on the Sadleir Collection of 19th Century Literature, 19th Century Silver Fork novels, and publishing Jane Austen in the 19th Century, using materials located in the UCLA Library Special Collections Department. A member of JASNA since 1987, she has actively participated in local JASNA activities and served as JASNAâ€™s Vice-President for Regions from 2010-2013. Although it can be difficult fitting more in alongside Jane Austen, her other interests include 19th European literature and history (with an emphasis on Great Britain and Russia), quilting, knitting, and gardening.
Free and open to the public
UHM Library, Mānoa Campus
Sara Lee, 956-7205, firstname.lastname@example.org, Flyer (PDF)