Global Frankenstein Celebrations

The Washington University Frankenstein Bicentennial joins a worldwide commemoration of the novel and its cultural legacy. 


The frankenstein bicentennial project

Arizona State University

Arizona State University will serve as the network hub for a global celebration of the bicentennial of the writing and publication of Frankenstein, 2016-2018. The celebration will encompass a wide variety of public programs, physical and digital exhibits, research projects, scientific demonstrations, competitions, festivals, art projects, formal and informal learning opportunities, and publications exploring the novel’s colossal scientific, technological, artistic, cultural and social impacts.



Stanford University

Frankenstein@200 is a year-long series of academic courses and programs including a film festival, a play, a lecture series and an international Health Humanities Conference that will examine the numerous moral, scientific, sociological, ethical and spiritual dimensions of the work, and why Dr. Frankenstein and his monster still capture the moral imagination today..


Frankenstein and Popular Culture

University of Wisconsin–Madison

A symposium celebrating the 200th Anniversary of the creation and publication of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, October 27–29, 2017.