FrankenWeek at the University of Victoria is a series of interdisciplinary events celebrating the history, text, themes, and performance of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. All of the FrankenWeek events are open to the University of Victoria’s students, faculty, and staff, as well as to community members from the greater Victoria area.

On Monday, October 29th at 2:00-4:00pm, join us in McPherson 210 & Special Collections Library for the Special Collections Panel & Exhibit “Gothic Beginnings & Monstrous Legacies: A Panel & Exhibit Celebrating 200 Years of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein”. With featured speakers, Dr. Robert Miles, ETCL’s Caroline Winter, and David Eso (Moderated by ETCL’s Lindsey Seatter). Additionally, come visit the exhibit celebrating the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein by highlighting rare books and materials in the University of Victoria Libraries’ Special Collections that illuminate the text’s the literary influences and cultural inheritances, curated by Caroline Winter and Lindsey Seatter.

On Wednesday, October 31, join us in the University of Victoria’s McPherson Library to participate in the global community celebrating Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein! Find our booth in the foyer and check out our Frankenstein materials, witness some 3D printing in action, interact with a 3D printed instalment made by ETCL’s Jon Martin, Luis Meneses and Derek Siemens, pick-up some FrankenSchwag, and listen in to the livestream reading of Shelley’s novel taking place at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C.

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