A collection of rare books from the Goucher College in Baltimore’s Jane Austen collection, on view through June to celebrate the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen’s “Pride and Prejudice.” (Photo by Raymond M. Lane)


●Goucher College: “Pride and Prejudice: A 200-Year Affair” exhibition runs from Jan. 28 to July 31. Free. www.gouchercollegejaneausten.wordpress.com.

Free Library of Philadelphia: “Pride and Prejudice at 200,” a one-day festival, is open Jan. 28. Free. www.freelibrary.org/blog/index.cfm?postid=1651.

Jane Austen Society of North America: Essay contest is open to high school and college students. www.jasna.org.

Jane Austen House Museum in Chawton, England, and other British institutions have a busy calendar of academic workshops and conferences through the year. www.jane-austens-house-museum.org.uk and www.prideandprejudice200.org.uk.

Old Academy Players actors Julia Wise, as Elizabeth, and Isaiah Price, playing Mr. Darcy, will perform scenes from “Pride and Prejudice” all day Jan. 28 at the Free Library of Philadelphia’s 200th anniversary celebration. (Photo courtesey Old Academy Players)