Welcome to the home of Cork’s Frankenreads events! For those who do not know, Frankenreads is a series of international events celebrating the 200th anniversary of the first publication of Mary Shelley’s masterpiece. For more information about international Frankenreads, click here.

Below you will find the schedule of the events scheduled for Cork in late October and early November of 2018.

30 October   4pm, Western Gateway Building 402


A symposium of staff from across the University discuss the topic: How does Frankenstein speak today to your area of research?

30 October  5pm, Western Gateway Building 402

Frankenlecture #1

Jennie deBie Handmade: Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein and European


31 October 3pm ORB 2.12 

Frankenlecture #2

Prof. Graham Allen. Frankenstein 3.0. A Myth of Science and a Myth of Nature.

31 October 6pm-7.30pm

Frankenscreen. Kane FSM Auditorium (tbc).

Screening of the 1935 classic The Bride of Frankenstein at UCC.

2 November, starts 5pm.  


A staged reading of the 1823 theatrical adaptation Presumption, or

                        the Fate of Frankenstein.


A ghost story competition, winner to be published in The Quarryman.

Opens November 13. For further details contact: FrankenreadsCork2018@gmail.com

For a printable version of the schedule, click below:

Frankenreads UCC