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The Shelley- Frankenstein legacy: Social science in history and today

Bournemouth University

Monday, 7 November 2016 at 09:00 (GMT)

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Event Date: Monday 7th November 2016

Time:  09:00 - 16:30

Venue: Executive Business Centre

Drawing on a range of knowledge and expertise and in conjunction with BU’s Women’s Academic Network and the Bournemouth Shelley Frankenstein Festival (BSFF) 2016, this event will be an opportunity to explore the feminism and sociology of the body from historical and contemporary perspectives.

Programme of the event:

9.00 - 9.15 registration

9.45 Session 1 with tea/coffee break at 11 - 11.15 refreshments

12-2.00  lunch (a long lunch owing to film)

2.00 - 4.00 Session 2 (tea/coffee break 3.00-3.15)

4.00 closing ceremony, networking, wine and canapés


Session 1: ‘Question Time’ style debate - Wollstonecraft’s legacy: feminism for then and now!


Panel:    Professor Candida Yates (author of The Play of Political Culture, Emotion and Identity), Dr Charlotte Gordon (author of Romantic Outlaws), Roberta Wedge (from Mary-on-the-Green campaign and Christine Aziz (local author of the play ‘Mary Shelley Goes to Hollywood’


Session 2: ‘Question Time’ debate - Ethics, prosthetics and cosmeticisation: Troubling Dr Frankenstein 21st Century. 

Panel:  Dr Peri Bradley (editor of Food, Media and Contemporary Culture The Edible Image), Revd Dr Ian Terry (Team Rector of St Peter’s Town Parish Church), Dr Iain McRury (author of The Inner World of Doctor Who: psychoanalytic reflections in time and space) and Professor SaraAshencaen Crabtree (co-convenor of the BU Women’s Academic Network)

The day will finish with a final closing ceremony for the BSFF.


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Parking information for Executive Business Centre: There is no parking available at the Executive Business Centre, for information on how to reach the University please visit our website. The nearest pay and display parking is located on Cotlands Road.

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Executive Business Centre
89 Holdenhurst Rd
BH88EB Bournemouth
United Kingdom

Monday, 7 November 2016 at 09:00 (GMT)

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