A panel of talks: Gunnar Rice (English ’17), Madelyn Broome (Astrophysical Sciences ’19), Joyce Carol Oates (Roger S. Berlind ’52 Professor in the Humanities and Professor of Creative Writing, Emerita), and Peter Singer (University Center for Human Values).

Gunnar Rice’s talk on Frankenstein politics and Madelyn Broome’s talk on Frankenstein, naming, and new science will be drawn from their prize-winning essays, seeded in fall 2016 in a Humanities Council/English seminar, “Frankenstein at 200″; Joyce Carol Oates will talk about literary progeny.


Chair: Susan Wolfson (English)

Gunnar Rice ’17: Frankenstein and Interdisciplinarity

Madelyn Broome ’19: Frankenstein and Science

Joyce Carol Oates (Creative Writing): Literary Heritages

Respondent: Peter Singer (University Center for Human Values): Frankenstein and Ethics

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Presented by Princeton University’s English Department and the Humanities Council.


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  • Humanities Council
  • Department of English

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