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In this concluding event honoring the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley's FRANKENSTEIN, we offer this Halloween Day marathon reading of Shelley's novel. Everyone is invited to take a turn reading!

Date & Time:

Wednesday, October 31, 2018
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM


Free and Open to the Public


O'Shaughnessy Educational Center, Luann Dummer Center for Women (OEC 103)*

*Please note that this is a location change from the O'Shaughnessy-Frey Library, Room 108.

Participate in a marathon reading of the 1818 edition of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein and be a part of history as you join with other readers at over 450 institutions across the globe! Readers may come and go as they please, staying for a half-hour or making a day of it. Participants will sit in a circle and take turns reading; listeners are welcome too.

Light refreshments will be served throughout the day.

Readers don’t need to bring anything, as several copies of the Frankenstein will be available to pick up and leave during this event.

Parking (available for $1.50/hour before 4pm and $1/hour after 4pm)

Anderson Parking Facility--located at the corner of Cretin Ave. and Grand Ave.

Morrison Parking Ramp--located beneath Morrison Residence Hall, visitors parking in the Morrison ramp should enter campus at the intersection of Selby Ave. and Finn St. Follow the drive aisle south , under the skyway, toward the stadium. Take a hard right at the end of the drive aisle. The visitor ramp entrance is the eastern entrance beneath the residence hall.

McNeely Parking Ramp--visitor parking is available at the McNeely Ramp only after 4:00 pm and on weekends. The McNeely Ramp entrance is located within parking lot K, underneath McNeely Hall.

Anderson Student Center Parking Garage--visitor parking is available at the Anderson Student Center Parking Garage only after 4:00 pm and on weekends. The Anderson Student Center Parking Garage entrance can be accessed from the Anderson Student Center turnaround off of Cretin Avenue.

All programs offered by the University of St. Thomas shall be readily accessible to individuals with disabilities. For details, call (651) 962-6315.