Frankenstein Bicentennial Project

Researchers receive NSF grant to lead Frankenstein Bicentennial Workshop

This item was originally published by ASU News. Three Arizona State University researchers have received a grant from the National Science Foundation to lead a workshop to build a global, multi-institutional network of collaborators to celebrate the bicentennial of the publication of Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein, or The Modern Prometheus.” The Frankenstein Bicentennial Project will span […]

Celebrate Halloween with ASU’s Digital Culture costume and film contest

Do you love the spirit of Halloween, but can’t seem to figure out how to celebrate this year? ASU’s School of Arts, Media and Engineering is hosting a contest that might whet your ghoulish appetite. The School of Arts, Media and Engineering announced the Digital Culture Costume and Film Contest, which will be held on […]

ASU scholars use science fiction to explore the future of biotechnology

Original science fiction stories from two Arizona State University scholars are being featured in To Recreate Life from Life: Biotechnology and Science Fiction (2014, Pan Stanford Press), a forthcoming book by Rosalyn Berne, professor of Science, Technology and Society at the University of Virginia. Berne’s book opens up ethical and cultural dialogues about the promises […]