Frankenweek: An international celebration of the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein

StudioCHI and partners join an international cohort of universities, libraries, academic institutions, and organizations in celebration of the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. To mark the bicentennial, we offer a variety of events from October 17-31:

  • Lovely Filth: A Night of Lectures & Performances. DePaul Humanities Center. Wednesday, October 17th, 7-9pm. LPC – Student Center 120.
  • Hideous Progeny: The Gothic in the 19th Century. Loyola Victorian Society. Saturday, October 27th, 8am-5:30pm. Loyola Lake Shore, Info Commons 4th Fl.
  • Film & Lecture: Gothic and “Mary Shelley’s Ghost”. DePaul English Department. Monday, October 29th, LPC – Arts & Letters 410.
  • The Enigmatic Art of Edward Gorey. Loyola University Archives and Special Collections. With Kathy Young, University Archivist. Monday, October 29th, 2-3pm. Loyola Lake Shore, Cudahy Library 218.
  • Hideous Progeny: A Monster of a Marathon. DePaul Media and Cinema Studies Program. Monday, October 29th, 3:15-8pm. Loop – Daley Bldg 1128.
  • Horror of the Humanities. DePaul Humanities Center. Monday, October 29th, 6-9pm. LPC – Student Center 120.
  • Harvester of Hearts: Motherhood Under the Sign of Frankenstein. With Rachel Feder, University of Denver. DePaul English Department. Tuesday, October 30th, 5-6pm. LPC – Arts & Letters 103.
  • Haunted Hearts & Household Ghosts: Dead but Not Departed in Victorian Britain. With Debra Mancoff, Scholar-in-Residence. Tuesday, October 30th, 6-7pm. Newberry Library.
  • Live Readathon & Make Your Own Monster. StudioCHI & DePaul Library. Wednesday, October 31st, 8am-5pm. LPC – Library 2nd Fl, Forum.
  • Audiobook Readathon & Make Your Own Monster. Idea Realization Lab. Wednesday, October 31st, 10am-7pm. Loop – Daley Bldg 310.
  • Halloween Open House. DePaul Library Special Collections & Archives. Wednesday, October 31st, 11:30am-2pm. LPC – Library 314.

Frankenweek is a collaboration with the DePaul University Library, Humanities Center, English Department, Media and Cinema Studies Program, CDM Idea Realization Lab, and the Cosplay Club. The partner events featured are organized by Loyola Victorian Society, Loyola University Archives and Special Collections, and The Newberry Library.

Saturday, October 27, 2018 at 8:00am to 5:30pm


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