Frankenstein Unbound is an interdisciplinary conference exploring Mary Shelley and gothic legacies organised by Arts University Bournemouth, Bournemouth University and St Peter’s Church

Part of the Shelley Frankenstein Festival celebrating the 200th anniversary of the publication of the world famous book, the two-day conference opened on Halloween and is now in its second day at St Peter’s Church, the burial place of Mary Shelley.

The event, featuring a range of academics from the UK, Germany and the USA, comprises a number of panel discussions as well as keynote speeches from Professor Nick Groom, of the University of Exeter, and Professor Elaine Graham, of the University of Chester.

The conference team is made up of AUB’s Dr James Cole, Course Leader, BA (Hons) Creative Writing, Dr Julia Round, Principal Lecturer, Bournemouth University, Dr Maxine Gee, Lecturer in Screenwriting, Bournemouth University, Dr Rebecca Mills, Faculty of Media and Communication, Bournemouth University and the Rev’d Dr Ian Terry, St Peter’s Church.