October 25
12:30-2:00 pm
Special Functions Room
Main Campus Building, First Floor
Simmons University
Join Sidney Berger, distinguished scholar and rare book librarian,
as he charts the course of Frankenstein’s creature through two hundred years of popular culture:

 "Frankenstein in the Public Imagination(pdf)

How is that Shelley’s creature has become ripe for cartoons, costumes, and objects of daily use?  How has the horror of her original tale become pleasurable fare for children and adults?  Dr. Berger’s image-rich presentation will trace that fascinating evolution.


4 Ways to Fest! (pdf)   

Spoken Word Event Call for Submissions (pdf)   

Student Showcase and Poster Session Call for Submissions (pdf)



Pamela Bromberg 

Professor of English 


Kelly Hager 

Chair, Department of Women's & Gender Studies 

Professor of English and Women's & Gender Studies