Lectures and Special Events

 

Lectures and Special Events: Fall 2018

Opening Reception for Frankenstein Exhibit

United Methodist Archives and History Center

Talk by Head of Special Collections Brian Shetler and Special Collections Associate Candace Reilly on the new Frankenstein exhibition.

Lecture on Mary Shelley, Betty Bennett, and Frankenstein

United Methodist Archives and History Center

Stuart Curran, PhD, professor at the University of Pennsylvania, guest lectures at the Methodist Archives about his scholarship concerning Mary Shelley, Betty Bennett, and Frankenstein. Curran has had a long career as a Romanticist, specializing in the Shelleys and in women writers of the period.
United Methodist Archives and History Center.

Ghosts and Monsters at Drew University

United Methodist Archives and History Center

Back again by popular demand! University Archivist Matthew Beland, and Head of Special Collections Brian Shetler lead a panel discussion on this history of ghosts and monsters at Drew and the buildings they reputedly haunt, including female apparitions in Hoyt-Bowne and Mead Hall and “Reggie”, the ghost haunting the Kirby Shakespeare Theatre. Come learn about Drew’s past and share your own ghost stories.

Frankenreads

United Methodist Archives and History Center

Celebrate Halloween and come watch the live-stream of the Library of Congress reading event of the full text of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. In addition, be amazed by Drew theatre students’ performances of select speeches from Shelley’s text.