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Frankenstein@200 Panel Discussion

Free Event September 18 @ 1:00 pm

 

In Fall 2018, San José State University will again lead its regional partners in organizing several events that celebrate Mary Shelley’s legacy as well as extending that conversation about being human in the digital age. We have yet to address the creature himself in this equation—this discussion roundtable panel offers several points of view about the creature's existence as a pseudo-human.

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Frankenstein — Miller as Victor Frankenstein

October 3 @ 7:00 pmOctober 21 @ 2:00 pm

 

Childlike in his innocence but grotesque in form, Frankenstein’s bewildered creature is cast out into a hostile universe by his horror-struck maker. Meeting with cruelty wherever he goes, the increasingly desperate and vengeful Creature is determined to track down his creator and strike a terrifying deal.

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Frankenstein — Cumberbatch as Victor Frankenstein

October 5 @ 7:00 pm, October 21 @ 6:00 pm

 

Childlike in his innocence but grotesque in form, Frankenstein’s bewildered creature is cast out into a hostile universe by his horror-struck maker. Meeting with cruelty wherever he goes, the increasingly desperate and vengeful Creature is determined to track down his creator and strike a terrifying deal.

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Deep Humanities: Science, Gender & Equality – Cordelia Fine

Free Event | October 9 @ 7:00 pm

 

Science has long shaped understanding of the feasibility and desirability of workplace gender equality. This talk will explore themes at the contested and controversial intersection of science, gender, and equality.

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Frankenstein Goes to the Movies

Free Event | October 18 @ 7:00 pm

 

Celebrate the many film adaptations of Mary Shelley’s classic Frankenstein with an evening of clips, discussion, and a panel of experts from San José State University and the greater San Francisco Bay Area. Note: This is a free event, but due to limited seating those interested will need to secure a seat by clicking on the RSVP button.

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Frankenstein!!

October 24 @ 7:30 pm

 

Vocalist Eugene Brancoveanu joins San José State University's School of Music and Dance Symphony Orchestra this fall to present H.K. Gruber’s Frankenstein!! Gruber's “pan-demonium” for chansonnier and orchestra balances the comic and the macabre in a 20th-century musical language.

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Frankenstein: The Radio Play

Free Event | October 26 @ 7:00 pm

 

In celebration of the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelly's chilling and classic novel, this new, scary radio play will be presented before a live studio audience, then broadcast on KSJS 90.5 FM College Radio. Note: This is a free event, but due to limited seating those interested will need to secure a seat by clicking on the RSVP button.

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Deep Humanities: Silicon Politics – Margaret O’Mara

Free EventNovember 7 @ 7:00 pm

 

Behind current headlines about tech’s disruption of American politics and privacy lies a largely hidden political history that spans more than seven decades. Drawing from her forthcoming book, Margaret O’Mara talks about the relationships between the Valley, Sacramento, and Washington DC that reshaped American politics and finance in the modern age.