The final event of the Frankenreads NUIG series is a public lecture about the science of the novel, in the NUI Galway Anatomy Theatre at 7pm on Thursday 1 November. Dr Mary Fairclough, Senior Lecturer in English and Related Literature at the University of York , will present a lecture entitled, “Frankenstein’s Chemistry: Vital Motion and the Science of Life.” The lecture will be followed by a reception at the Moore Institute.
Frankenreads NUIG is a branch of Frankenreads, the international celebration of the two hundredth anniversary of the novel for Halloween 2018 organised by the Keats-Shelley Association of America. It is also part of the EXPLORE initiative at NUI Galway, where students and staff collaborate to deliver their innovative ideas and projects. Featuring staff and students from English, Frankenreads is also supported by the university’s Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion Project Fund and by the Moore Institute for Research in the Humanities and Social Studies.