On the 260th anniversary of Mary Wollstonecraft’s birth, take part in a celebration of her life, her writings and her legacy. There will be discussion of new research, significance for feminism today, plans for a Wollstonecraft Society, as well as walking tours of Georgian Bloomsbury.
Mumford room, sixth floor, James Madison Memorial Building
Award-winning author Charlotte Gordon will present a book talk on her biography of Mary Shelley and her mother, Mary Wollstonecraft, entitled “Romantic Outlaws: The Extraordinary Lives of Mary Wollstonecraft and Mary Shelley” (Random House). Gordon recently authored the introduction to the anniversary re-issue of Mary Shelley's “Frankenstein” (Penguin Classics). This talk is free and open to the public. Tickets are not required.
Guest Lecture: Professor Charlotte Gordon, Endicott College — “In Her Mother’s Footsteps: Mary Shelley and the creation of Frankenstein” https://www.massbay.edu/event/onebookcharlottegordon
Keynote Address: "In Her Mother's Footsteps: Mary Shelley and Mary Wollstonecraft," in celebration of the 200th anniversary of the publication of Frankenstein.
University of North Carolina Wilmington