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October 8, 2018
Frankenstein and the Year without a Summer (Indianapolis)
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Monday, October 8, 2018, 7-8:30 pm – “Frankenstein and the Year without a Summer.” Presentation by Professor Jason Kelly, IUPUI Department of History and Arts & Humanities Institute. St. Richard’s Episcopal School Library (location confirmed).
In this presentation, Dr. Kelly weaves together the histories of science, art, literature, and politics to tell a global story about Mary Shelley’s masterpiece. Moving from the battlefields of Napoleonic Europe to the volcanoes of the Pacific to the riverbanks of the Yangtze to the farmlands of North America, the audience will see how Frankenstein reveals close ties between these seemingly disparate places how the world within the novel is itself a product of these global connections.

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October 8, 2018, 7:00pm - 8:30pm