Nov
27
to Mar 30

The Monster’s Library exhibition

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A Book Made of Books: Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein: The Monster’s Library, a special exhibit at Olin Library, celebrates the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. Curated by students in IPH 450A: Frankenstein, Origins and Afterlives, the exhibit explores Frankenstein as a book made up of other books. Students have drawn on rare texts from the collections of Olin Library and the Becker Medical Library, including a valuable early edition of Frankenstein. (Click title for more information.)

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Dec
2
1:00 PM13:00

Parabola 2017: Frankenstein

The Des Lee Gallery presents Parabola 2017: Frankenstein, an exhibition that will encourage cross-disciplinary investigations relating to the various issues raised in the book. How does Frankenstein relate to the idea of the "other" in sociological contexts? What are the book's influences on popular culture, art, and medicine? How does the "year without a winter" that is referenced in the novel relate to climate change and environmental issues? (Click title for more information.)

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Dec
1
6:00 PM18:00

Parabola 2017: Frankenstein

The Des Lee Gallery presents Parabola 2017: Frankenstein, an exhibition that will encourage cross-disciplinary investigations relating to the various issues raised in the book. How does Frankenstein relate to the idea of the "other" in sociological contexts? What are the book's influences on popular culture, art, and medicine? How does the "year without a winter" that is referenced in the novel relate to climate change and environmental issues? (Click title for more information.)

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Oct
20
7:00 PM19:00

Frankenstein Double Feature: A Cinematic Celebration

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The Program in Film & Media Studies and the Center for the Humanities offer a double feature of Frankenstein films.

7 pm:  Director James Whale’s camp classic Bride of Frankenstein (1935). The scientist (Colin Clive) sets about to build his lonely monster (Boris Karloff) a mate (Elsa Lancaster).
8:30 pm: Mel Brooks’ comedic masterpiece Young Frankenstein (1974). Dr. Frankenstein’s American grandson (Gene Wilder) visits his ancestor’s castle and is soon drawn into his own misguided experimentation. (Click title for more information.)

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Oct
13
8:30 AM08:30

CONFERENCE: Frankenstein at 200

The Frankenstein at 200 conference at Washington University brings together scholars from several universities and disciplines, including history, philosophy, fine arts, literature, Africana studies and performing arts. Our goal is to foster discussion on a range of topics broached in Frankenstein and still relevant today. (Click title for more information.)

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