Mark your calendars, if you dare, for ‘FRANKENtalks’

Mark your calendar now, and watch for more on “FRANKENtalks: Conversations about Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, Tuesday, Oct. 23 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on the Cofrin Library fourth floor. It will be  an evening of mini-lectures celebrating the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley’s novel, Frankenstein. Take part in the discussion and enjoy light refreshments. One lucky attendee will win two tickets for the performance of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein at the Weidner Center.


  • Re-animating the Monster: Reinvention of the Frankenstein Myth In Pop Culture, Bryan J. Carr, Communication and Information Science
  • In Praise of Female Creativity: Feminist Interpretations of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, Jessica Van Slooten, English and Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies
  • Patagonian Giants, Frankenstein’s Creature, and Contact Zone Catastrophe, Rebecca Nesvet, English
  • How Geology and Climate Contributed to the Creation of One (Actually Two) of the World’s Greatest Literary Works, Steve Meyer, Natural and Applied Sciences

Descriptions of each talk can be found at FRANKENtalks.

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