A college course on 'Downton Abbey'

Want to know more about the popular television program “Downton Abbey?”

Camden County College will take students inside the saga of the Crawley family in a new five-session, mini-course this fall.

The course, "Downton Abbey: Life in a Country House," will look at the historic and social context of the highly popular BBC/PBS program.

The course will run from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. on five Thursdays from Oct. 3 to Nov. 7. It will be taught by Professor Ellen Hernandez.

Here’s the rundown:

Oct. 3 — "A Class on Classes: Servants, Socialites and Solicitors."

Oct. 17 "The Inheritance Problem: Marriage, Women and Property"

Oct. 24 - "Changes Afoot: Tragedy and Transformation"

Oct. 31 - "Technology Intrudes: Lights, Phones and Cars"

Nov. 7 - "The Real Downton Abbey: The Legacy of Highclere Castle"

The cost is $25 — or $50 for a membership that includes access to an unlimited number of other mini courses through June 30.

To register, visit www.camdencc.edu/civiccenter; email CCLRregistrations@camdencc.edu; or call (856) 227-7200, ext. 4333. Information also is available @CenterForCivic on Twitter.

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