An Interdisciplinary Conference Exploring Mary Shelley and Gothic Legacies

On the 31st October and 1st November 2018, AUB and St Peter’s Church, in association with Bournemouth University, are teaming up to celebrate the bicentenary of Frankenstein. Influential around the world, the 1818 masterpiece, Frankenstein; or, the Modern Prometheus, is Mary Shelley’s most iconic work and continues to inspire new generations of fans.


Part of the Shelly Frankenstein Festival, this academic conference is located in the unique and perhaps fitting venue of St Peter’s Church. This event will offer different perspectives on Mary Shelley, her writings, her family, and friend-circle, in addition to her most famous work.

Frankenstein Unbound will also include eye-opening presentations from respected academics, Chancellor Sir Christopher Frayling of AUB, and Professor Elaine Graham from the University of Chester.


Date: Wednesday 31st October & Thursday 1st November 2018
Location: Conference – St Peter’s Church, Bournemouth
Keynote Speakers: Sir Christopher Frayling, Chancellor, Arts University Bournemouth, Professor Elaine Graham, University of Chester, Professor Sir Peter Cook, CRAB Studios (TBC)


Head to the Frankenstein Unbound website to book your place and find out more.