Cinema Roundtable – “Mary Shelley, ‘Frankenstein,’ and Cinematic Adaptations”

Frankenstein is 200 years old! In recognition of the international celebrations surrounding this anniversary, the Willson Center presents the Fall 2018 Cinema Roundtable on “Mary Shelley, Frankenstein, and Cinematic Adaptations.”This roundtable gathers together panelists from literature and film, including Roxanne Eberle, Nancee Reeves, and Holly Gallagher from the English department, along with Christopher Sieving from theatre and film studies, and special guest Eddy von Mueller, co-editor of Frankenstein: How A Monster Became an Icon (2018) and former senior lecturer in film and media studies at Emory University. The panel will address the core themes of Shelley’s work and Frankenstein’s cinematic legacy. The audience will be invited to participate and the event is free and open to the public. Richard Neupert of theatre and film studies will moderate the panel.Further, this roundtable will be followed on October 31 with aday-long “Frankenread,” beginning at the UGA Main Library and culminating with a screening of Bride of Frankenstein that evening at Ciné, 234 West Hancock Ave. Watch for more Frankenstein-related events throughout October as well.

Monday, September 24, 2018 at 8:00pm

Fine Arts Building, Balcony Theatre
255 Baldwin Street, Athens, GA 30602

Office of Research, Willson Center for Humanities and Arts
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