How imagining our own extinction may save us

Frankenstein Bicentennial

Arizona State University will serve as the network hub for a global celebration of the bicentennial of the writing and publication of Frankenstein, 2016-2018. The celebration will encompass a wide variety of public programs, physical and digital exhibits, research projects, scientific demonstrations, competitions, festivals, art projects, formal and informal learning opportunities, and publications exploring the novel’s colossal scientific, technological, artistic, cultural and social impacts. Learn more at frankenstein.asu.edu.

How imagining our own extinction may save us

Pauline Holdsworth, CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation)

Frankenbook Teachers’ Resource

Frankenstein at 200

By Renee Anderson Lawfare

Facing the Pariah of Science: The Frankenstein Myth as a Social and Ethical Reference for Scientists

 Peter Nagy,  Ruth Wylie, Joey Eschrich, Ed Finn Science and Engineering Ethics

The Scientific Origins of Frankenstein

by Javier Yanes, BBVA OpenMind

Frankenstein at 200

by Jennifer Schuessler The New York Times

ASU Chamber Orchestra: ‘Frankenstein!’ at Mesa Arts Center

Buy tickets The Jeffery Meyer conducts the ASU Chamber Orchestra as they embark on a musical exploration of Frankenstein themes as part of the ASU Frankenstein Bicentennial Project. Concerts at

ASU Chamber Orchestra: Frankenstein! at ASU Gammage

Buy Tickets Frankenstein! Part of the ASU Frankenstein Bicentennial Project ASU Chamber Orchestra Jeffery Meyer, Conductor David Schildkret, Chansonnier The ASU Chamber Orchestra embarks on a musical exploration of Frankenstein

Frankenbook

A collaborative reading experiment with Mary Shelley’s classic novel.

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Frankenbook: collective annotations on Mary Shelley’s 200 year old novel “Frankenstein”

By Cory Doctorow Boing Boing

200 Years of Frankenstein: Mary Shelley’s Masterpiece as a Lens on Today’s Most Pressing Questions of Science, Ethics, and Human Creativity

By Maria Popova Brain Pickings

What have we learned from science’s most infamous doctor-patient relationship?

Massive Science

A Year Without a Winter

Named one of the top art books of 2019 by The New York Times Today, weather extremes brought about by climate change pose relentless cognitive and imaginative challenges. Beyond news

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The Enduring Influence of a Dangerous Narrative: How Scientists Can Mitigate the Frankenstein Myth

Bioethical Inquiry
Peter Nagy, Ruth Wylie, Joey Eschrich and Ed Finn

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Farewell, ‘Frankenstein’

Ira Flatow and Christie Taylor
Science Friday

Bob Beard from ASU's Center for Science and the Imagination, in KJZZ's studios, making a roar face and wearing a lab coat.

It’s Aliiiiiive! Celebrating The 200th Anniversary Of ‘Frankenstein’

Steve Goldstein, Sarah Ventre
KJZZ

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Footnotes to Frankenstein

Jon Turney
Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C: Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Frankenstein game teaches kids about science

Erin Blakemore
Washington Post

James Whale directing Boris Karloff as the creature in the 1931 film Frankenstein.

Rummaging through the Queer Closets of James Whale’s Frankenstein Films

In 1931 and 1935, respectively, James Whale, classical Hollywood’s most openly gay filmmaker, directed Frankenstein and Bride of Frankenstein, the two most famous, admired, imitated, and parodied films based upon elements of Mary

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Frankenstein 200: America’s science museums celebrate the bicentennial of Mary Shelley’s Frankestein with a free, amazing transmedia experience

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