Frankenstein in the News

News of the Post Human (maintained by Stanford Medicine; includes articles, podcasts, etc.)

Robots and the Automation of Everyday Life – The Week in Robots (Audrey Waters)

Is Silicon Valley Making its own Monsters” (Science Friday, NPR — ongoing book club)

It’s Still Alive! Frankenstein Turns 200” – list of all Cal State campuses involved in a Frankenstein Bicentennial (October 26, 2018)

Panel Brings Frankenstein Alive” (Melody del Rio, Spartan Daily, Sept 19, 2018)

SJSU Celebrates Frankenstein’s 200” (Simon Tran, Expressions, March 16, 2018)


A Curated list of the Latest News First – see our Google Alerts Feed for the daily Frankenstein

Frankenstein” The Real Experiments that Inspired the Fictional Science” (Iwan Morus, The Conversation, October 26, 2018)

Frankenstein at 200” (Jennifer Schuessler, New York Times, October 25, 2018)

The Nuts and Bolts of Frankenstein’s Movie Monsters“(Mekado Murphy, New York Times, October 25, 2018)

This Thing of Darkness: Caliban and the Creature from Frankenstein” (Austin Tichenor, Shakespeare & Beyond, October 23, 2018)

Why Frankenstein Matters: Frontiers in Science, Technology, & Medicine” (Audrey Shafer, Stanford Medicine Feb 26, 2018)

Frankenstein in Baghdad” (Larman, The Guardian, Feb 18, 2018)

The Strange and Twisted Life of ‘Frankenstein‘” (Jill Lepore, The New Yorker, Feb 12 & 19, 2018)

Universities Rush to Roll Out Computer Science Ethics Courses” (Natasha Singer, The New York Times, Feb 12, 2018)

Frankenstein at 200 and why Mary Shelley was far more than the sum of her monster’s parts” (The Conversation, Jan 23, 2018)

Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein – in Charts” (The Guardian, Jan 13, 2018)

The Long Shadow of Frankenstein” (Kai Kupferschmidt, Science Magazine, Jan 12, 2018)

The Horror Story that Haunts Science” (Jon Cohen, Science Magazine, Jan 10, 2018)

Man as God: Frankenstein Turns 200” (Marcelo Gleiser, NPR Jan 10, 2018)

Frankenstein, or the beauty and terror of science” (Henk van den Belt, Jan 9, 2017)

Out of Control” (Richard Holmes, The New York Review of Books, Dec 21, 2017)

Frankenstein’s Moon” (Donald Olsen, et al, NYPL) – astronomers re-create the sky in 1816

Facebook’s Frankenstein Moment(New York Times, Sept 21, 2017)

The Race to Build the World’s First Sex Robot” (Jenny Kleeman, The Guardian, April 27, 2017)

Climate Change: The Monster of Our Own Making” (WSU, Oct 16, 2017)

What Frankenstein Says about Climate Change” (The Atlantic June 15, 2016)

 

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