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Frankenstein Symposium
Louise W. and Edmund J. Kahn Liberal Arts Institute

The Louise W. and Edmund J. Kahn Liberal Arts Institute supports collaborative research among Smith and Five College faculty, Smith students, and visiting scholars without regard to the traditional boundaries of departments, programs and academic divisions. Each year the institute supports long- and short-term projects that are proposed, planned and organized by members of the Smith College faculty.

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SAVE THE DATES: November 2-3, for:
Creativity and the Creature: Mary Shelley's Frankenstein at 200

A Kahn Institute Symposium

The Kahn invites the Smith and Five College communities, scholars from near and far, and the public to join in a 200th anniversary celebration of one of literary history's most iconic and enduring novels, Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus, published anonymously by 20-year-old Mary Shelley (1979-1851) on January 1, 1818. Read more...

  Frankenstein's lab
Image: "Frankenstein's lab," from Barry Moser's Frankenstein, Pennyroyal edition (courtesy of Barry Moser and Smith College Special Collections)

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