Frankenstein at 200: Science and the novel

December 4, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST

12/4/2018 Final Colloquium of Fall 2018! Feder and Booker will discuss the history of the novella, its popular uses, and ask the group to discuss the question: Why is this story so well known and so popular among scientists? What about the monster and the doctor makes Frankenstein such a powerful and accessible metaphor when scientists and the public talk about genetic modification?