Event

History and Science behind Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

Wednesday, March 27, 2019
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Radmacher Meeting Room

Learn how early 19th century history influenced a science fiction classic.

More than 200 years ago, Mary Shelley entered a ghost story writing contest. The result was one of the most enduring science fiction novels ever written. Scholar Katrina Kemble will discuss Frankenstein and how scientific discoveries of the time influenced its creation.

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