We will be hosting a FILM FESTIVAL on October 28, 29, and 30 at the Elbin Auditorium in College Hall. Each night will begin at 6pm and will feature a screening of a film adaptation of Mary Shelley’s novel Frankenstein. Prior to showing each film, WLU Professor Chris Lee will give a presentation on the historical and cultural contexts for the film. The specific schedule is as follows: LOCATION & TIME: Elbin Auditorium in College Hall at 6pm
CELEBRATING the BICENTENNTIAL of the FIRST PUBLICATION OF MARY SHELLEY’S FRANKENSTEIN (1818)
- October 28 | The original film adaptation of Frankenstein (1931), starring Boris Karloff.
- October 29 | Mel Brooks’s Young Frankenstein (1974), starring Gene Wilder.
- October 30 | Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein (1994), starring Kenneth Branagh.
- October 1-31, Elbin Library | SPECIAL EXHIBIT of comic book/graphic novel adaptations of Frankenstein.
- October 2 – 4pm | WLU Professor Wally Hastings, curator of the exhibit, will give a presentation at its opening reception in Elbin Library.
- October 25 – 5pm | Book Discussion at the Brooke County Public Library.
- October 30 – 12pm | Book Discussion at the Ohio County Public Library after Lunch with Books program.