31 Oct 2018


By |2018-10-18T02:25:41-04:00October 31, 2018|Tags: , |

An all female public reading of the new Italian translation of “Frankenstein” (1818 edition).

With Nadia Fusini, Cristina Donadio, Laura Mazzi, Maya Sansa and others.


4.30pm FIRST PART with Nadia Fusini and Laura Mazzi



8.30 pm FOURTH PART with Maya Sansa

9.30 pm FIFTH PART with Cristina Donadio


31 Oct 2018

Live Pitch : Frankenstein Reimagined

By |2018-10-30T17:24:15-04:00October 31, 2018|Tags: , , , , |

Join BA (Hons) Media Production students from Bournemouth University at the Frankenstein Unbound conference at St Peter’s Church, Bournemouth, UK to hear a selection of production ideas for the audio adaptation of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein (1818) in the Shelley family’s final resting place. Final productions broadcast on BIRSt.co.uk in December 2018.

31 Oct 2018

Frankenstein Read Aloud

By |2018-09-29T23:59:34-04:00October 31, 2018|Tags: , |

Join us on Halloween day as we celebrate the 200th Anniversary of the publication of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein by reading selections from the infamous gothic novel aloud. The reading will start at Noon, and participants are encouraged to sign up to read in 15 minute increments. Sign up sheets are available at the Main Floor desk of the Library or you can sign up by calling: 515-432-3727. Feel free to also participate by stopping in to listen. Halloween treats will be served! Open to all ages!

31 Oct 2018

Frankenreads at the U of S

By |2018-10-23T08:39:08-04:00October 31, 2018|Tags: , , , |

Saskatoon Saskatchewan’s Frankenreads at the U of S will include a trivia quiz, scenes from H M Milner’s 1826 play Man and the Monster performed by University of Saskatchewan drama students, and a panel discussion offering perspectives on the novel from the disciplines of Cryobiology, Drama, English literature, and the History of Medicine.

31 Oct 2018

Halloween Open House

By |2018-10-17T18:17:30-04:00October 31, 2018|Tags: , |

In honor of the 200th anniversary of Frankenstein and to celebrate Halloween, DePaul University Library’s Special Collections and Archives will be hosting an open house from 11:30-2:00 p.m. featuring all things gothic and spooky. There will be multiple editions of Frankenstein on display, including a facsimile of Mary Shelley’s manuscript and two illustrated editions. You will also find books mentioned in and related to Frankenstein such as a text by Shelley’s father, William Godwin, about necromancers. Visitors will be able to view additional gothic titles and other eerie materials from our collections.

31 Oct 2018

Alive and Kicking part 2: Teen proof Frankenstein

By |2018-10-23T09:24:59-04:00October 31, 2018|Tags: , , |

High school students will make Frankenstein and its themes enjoyable to teenagers. Before leaving to Bournemouth on a study holiday and in order to celebrate Frankenstein’s 200 Birthday, the students will share all of the crafted materials on October 30th and 31st.

A gloomy and Gothic atmosphere will be recreated while sharing ..

DAY TWO: Wednesday 31st October 10,00 to 11,00 am  

5BL and 5CL

FrankenDance and FrankenRap: an original rap song to summarise Frankenstein performed with a scary coreography

FrankenQuiz: a Kahoot on Frankenstein’s characters, plot and themes

One Story , Two Versions: A double Interview with the Monster and Dr Frankenstein

31 Oct 2018

Marathon Reading of Frankenstein

By |2018-10-22T09:09:07-04:00October 31, 2018|Tags: , , |

To celebrate the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, Remy Bumppo is teaming up with the International Museum of Surgical Science to bring you a marathon reading of the novel. Spend a day exploring this incredible museum and listen as Remy Bumppo actors and supporters trade off reading the entire novel in one day!