In Conversation with the Rosenbach: It’s Alive! Frankenstein in the Modern World

1 Feb 2018
6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
The Rosenbach, 2008-2010 Delancey Place, Philadelphia

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Digital interactives from The Rosenbach's Frankenstein & Dracula: Gothic Monsters, Modern Science exhibition.

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The Rosenbach of the Free Library of Philadelphia, Frankenstein & Dracula: Gothic Monsters, Modern Science, 2017, installation view. Photo by Kelly & Mass Photography.

In conjunction with Center-funded exhibition Frankenstein & Dracula: Gothic Monsters, Modern Science, The Rosenbach of the Free Library of Philadelphia presents a panel discussion featuring historian of science Stephanie A. Dick, literature scholar Mark Greenberg, and biologist John D. Gearhart, moderated by bioethicist Jonathan D. Moreno. The panel will explore the lasting impact of Shelley’s work and the profound effect it has had on how we structure our understanding of the ethical and social implications of biotechnology.