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Join us this semester as we celebration the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein !
As part of the celebration, the Library is sponsoring a ghost story contest. See details below.
It was a and night … the perfect setting for composing a masterpiece of a story.
In celebration of the 200th anniversary of the publication of Mary Shelley’s , the Library is sponsoring a ghost writing contest, which is open to all Huntingdon students. So get your or , a nice cup of , , or and start creating a ghost story for the ages! If you are on campus, perhaps you want to spend some in Pratt Hall or in the Library seeking inspiration from the Red Lady or Frank .
Here are the particulars:
Your story should be 800 - 1,000 words in length. At least one character in your story should be a ghost or spirit. Include your name and contact information (i.e. Huntingdon e-mail address). Stories should be e-mailed to email@example.com by midnight, Wednesday, October 31 .
At least three stories will be selected for publication on the Library’s web site, social media, and in the spring 2019 issue of the Prelude (the College’s literary magazine). Selections will be made by a panel drawn from the faculty of the Library and the Language & Literature department.
Wednesday, October 24, 11:45-12:45. Drs. Lisa O. Dorman and Michele Olson, "Frankenstein: Constructing the Body" (Library Atrium)
Monday & Wednesday, October 29 & 31, 11:45-12:45, "What It Means to Be Human" mini-conference (Stallworth Dining Room)
Halloween! Wednesday, October 31, 3:30-4:30, The Salon, reading of student play adaptation of Frankenstein! Halloween refreshments served and costume welcome! (Library Atrium)
Wednesday, November 7, 11:45-12:45, Dr. Siobahn Stiles, "Artificial Intelligence as Human Evolution: A Conversation on Humanity" (Library Atrium)
Wednesday, November 7, 7:00-9:30, showing of Young Frankenstein (Searcy Basement Theatre)
Monday, November 12, 11:45-12:45, Dr. Robin Gunther, "Mary Shelley's Frankenstein: Genesis of the Female Gothic (Part Two)"