Events Calendar

World Philosophy Day Lectures

Lectures and film screenings during World Philosophy Day will explore Mary Shelley's classic novel, Frankenstein.

Date: November 16, 2018 - November 16, 2018
Time: 9:50 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Location: Golisano Gateway Midlevel

World Philosophy Day events are sponsors by the St. John Fisher College Visual and Performing Arts Minor, Departments of Philosophy and Religious Studies, and the William and Helen Cavanaugh Chair of Catholic Studies. 

All events are free and open to the public.

Lecture: “Frankenstein as ‘Hideous Progeny': Women, Childbearing and Mary Shelley's Experiences with Motherhood”
9:50 to 10 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 16
Delivered by Dr. Lisa Jadwin, professor of English

Lecture: “Frankenstein and Research Ethics”
10:10 to 11:05 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 16
Delivered by Dr. Tim Madigan, professor and chair of philosophy

Lecture: “Artificial Intelligence and Frankenstein”
11:15 a.m. to 12:10 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 16
Dr. Barb Lowe, associate professor of philosophy, and Dr. Linda MacCammon, associate professor of religious studies

Film Screening: Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948)
12:20 to 2 p.m.
This popular comedy stars Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, the Wolfman, Dracula, and the Frankenstein Monster.