‘Frankenstein at 200’, a Public Event in the city of Lincoln
Venue: the Lincoln Drill Hall, Free School Lane, Lincoln. LN2 1EY
Date: 31st October 2018 (9.30am-4pm)
Keynote speaker: Professor Mark Jancovich (University of East Anglia)
Ticket price: £7.50 (including a light lunch). Available from http://lncn.eu/frank
In celebration of the bi-centenary of the publication of the first edition of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, the University of Lincoln is holding a public event, to which all are welcome.
The morning session (10am-1pm) comprises a programme of papers, with questions from the audience.
The afternoon session (2-4pm) comprises a work in progress performance by Chamelon 53, followed by a Round Table discussion (with audience participation) titled ‘Frankenstein’s Relevance to the C21st’, chaired by Professor Lucie Armitt (University of Lincoln).
Programme of Papers:
Prof. Mark Jancovich (University of East Anglia): ‘Frankenstein’s Hideous Progeny: Science Fiction, Horror and Political Discourse.’
Bysshe Inigo Coffey (University of Exeter): ‘A Study, the Senses and the Soul’
Eleanor Bryan (University of Lincoln) ‘Hideous Progenies: Reimagining Frankenstein’s monster’
Lauren Christie (University of Dundee): ‘Monstrous Legacies: Literary Adaptations of Frankenstein for Young Readers’
Dr Kelly Jones (University of Lincoln) ‘Adaptations of monstrous “liveness” in contemporary theatrical representations of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein’