Franken-futures: The Unlikely Wanderings of a Literary Creature – Dr Kaley Kramer
Sun 21st October 4:00pm - 5:00pm
When Mary Shelley bid her ‘hideous progeny’ to ‘go forth’ she could not have predicted the extent of her work’s influence 200 years after its appearance. The hapless scientist gives his name to a bewildering array of objects and phenomena, from Franken-foods to ‘frankensteining’. A look at cultural interpretations of the text and where Shelley’s creature might appear in our future.