FrankenReads @ UMD: Marathon Reading & Gala

October 31, 2018
9:00 - 7:00 PM
6137 McKeldin Library

2018.10.31: FrankenReads!

 

9:00 am-6:00 pm: Marathon Reading of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, by members of the campus community. See the final reading schedule below.

12:00 pm: Lunch and Book Signing: The day includes lunch and a lunch-time book signing with David Plunkert, illustrator of Classics Reimagined: Frankenstein, at noon.

6:00 pm: Celebration: The reading will be followed by a celebration, featuring FrankenTerps ice cream (courtesy of the Dairies), a costume contest, and awarding prizes for the short story competition.

Prizes for the costume competition consist of Amazon gift cards to be awarded to first, second, and third place winners, in the amounts of $100 for first place and $50 for second and third places.

Winners in the literary competition will receive $100; runners-up will receive $50.

Competitors in both competitions, present at the gala, will receive FrankenTerps chocolate bars.

This event supports FrankenReads@UMD and FrankenReads.

 

Reading Schedule and Information:

 
Base Text: 1818, in The Annotated Frankenstein, ed. Susan J. Wolfson and Ronald Levao. Harvard UP, 2012. ISBN 9780674055520
 
Marked copy from Frankenstein: A Longman Cultural Edition. Ed. Susan J. Wolfson, 2007. ISBN 0 321 39953 6
 
Based on a mark-up available from www.frankenreads.org, “Frankenreads-in-a-Box,” for educational use only.
 
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1. 9:00 am-9:10 am. Cindy Frank. 1.1, beginning (17) to “Robin Hood, Amadis, and St. George” (20).
 
2. 9:10 am-9:20 am. Jenny Cotton. 1.1, “No youth” (21) to 1.1, end (25).
 
3. 9:20 am-9:30 am. Erica Hemsley. 1.2, beginning (25) to 1.2, “folly to repent” (28).
 
4. 9:30 am-9:40 am. Carla Montori. 1.2, “I had sufficient leisure,” (28) to 1.2, end (30).
 
5. 9:40 am-9:50 am. Lindsay Inge Carpenter. 1.3, beginning (31) to 1.3, “his nature will allow,” (33)
 
6. 9:50 am-10:00am. Vin Novara. 1.3, “When I found,” (33) to 1.3, end (36). 
 
7. 10:00 am-10:10 am. Drew Barker. 1.4, beginning (37) to 1.4, “and Elizabeth” (39)
 
8. 10:10 am-10:20 am. Susan Wiesner. 1.4, “Very well,” (40) to 1.4, end (42)
 
9. 10:20 am-10:30 am. Nehali Patel. 1.5, beginning (42) to “Geneva, March 18th, 17—Elizabeth Lavenza” (45)
 
10. 10:30 am-10:40 am. Cecilia Franck. 1.5, “Dear, dear Elizabeth!” (45) to 1.5, end (48).
 
11. 10:40 am-10:50 am. Michael Henry. 1.6, beginning (48) to 1.6, “I was destined to endure” (52).
 
12. 10:50 am-11:00 am. Beth Guay. 1.6, “It was completely dark” (52) to 1.6, “extreme confusion of manner” (56).
 
13. 11:00 am-11:10 am. Kerishma Panigrahi. 1.6, “This was a strange tale,” (56) to 1.7, “to address the court” (59).
 
14. 11:10 am-11:20 am. Elizabeth Catchmark. 1.7, “I am” (60) to 1.7, “and your cousin” (63).
 
15. 11:20 am-11:30 am. April Fuller. 1.7, “Thus the poor sufferer,” (63) to 2.1, “let loose among them?” (66)
 
16. 11:30 am-11:40 am. Dan Mack. 2.1, “At these moments” (66) to 2.1, end (69).
 
17. 11:40 am-11:50 am. Nathaniel Underland. 2.2, beginning (69) to 2.2, “I shall again be virtuous.” (73)
 
18. 11:50 am-12:00 pm. Brittany Starr. 2.2, “Begone!” (73) to 2.3, “sweet and enticing” (76). 
 
19. 12:30 pm-12:40 pm. Heather McHale. 2.3, “One day,” (76) to 2.3, “sometimes in the yard” (80)
 
20. 12:40 pm-12:50 pm. Michael Weiss. 2.3, “On examining my dwelling” (80) to 2.4, “consumption of several days” (82).
 
21. 12:50 pm-1:00 pm. Beth Rendely. 2.4, “I remember” (83) to 2.4, end (86). 
 
22. 1:00 pm-1:10 pm. Chuck Howell. 2.5, beginning (86) to 2.5, “fate of its original inhabitants” (89).
 
23. 1:10 pm-1:20 pm. Lauren Gow. 2.5, “These wonderful narrations (89) to 2.6, “as the consummation of his happiness” (93)
 
24. 1:20 pm-1:30 pm. Alyson Leininger. 2.6, “During the ensuing days,” (93) to 2.6, end (96).
 
25. 1:30 pm-1:40 pm. Babak Hamidzadeh. 2.7, beginning (96) to 2.7, “and that inconstant shade” (100).
 
26. 1:40 pm-1:40 pm. Linda Macri. 2.7, “I endeavored to crush these fears” (100) to 2.7, “escaped unperceived to my hovel” (103).
 
27. 1:50 pm-2:00 pm. Duncan Griffin. 2.8, beginning (103) to 2.8, “I resolved to proceed” (106).
 
28. 2:00 pm-2:10 pm. Amy Wickner. 2.9, “But how was I to direct myself?” (106) to 2.8, “he lay dead at my feet” (109).
 
29. 2:10 pm-2:20 pm. Courtney Davidson. 2.8, “I gazed on my victim” (109) to 2.9, “for I cannot consent” (112).
 
30. 2:20 pm-2:30 pm. JD Weber. 2.9, “’How inconstant are your feelings!’” (113) to 2.9, “some degree of tranquility” (115).
 
31. 2:30-2:40 pm. Judy Markowitz. 3.1, beginning (115) to 3.1, “every avenue to enjo
yment” (119).
 
32. 2:40 pm-2:50 pm. Eric Bartheld. 3.1, “We had agreed to descend” (120) to 3.1, “the Tower famed in English history” (122).
 
33. 2:50 pm-3:00 pm. Charles Wright. 3.2, beginning (122) to 3.2, “into my miserable self” (125).
 
34. 3:00 pm-3:10 pm. Gary White. 3.2, “We left Oxford with regret” (125) to 3.2, “my heart sicken in my bosom” (129).
 
35. 3:10 pm-3:20 pm. Danielle Joy Tayco. 3.3, beginning (129) to 3.3, “be sure that you are safe” (131).
 
36. 3:20 pm-3:30 pm. Dhara Patel. 3.3, “I would have seized him” (132) to 3.3, “I shudder to reflect on it” (134).
 
37. 3:30 pm-3:40 pm. Jordan Sly. 3.3, “Some hours passed thus” (135) to 3.4, “cries were sufficient to affright the other witnesses” (138).
 
38. 3:40 pm-3:50 pm. Maria Sterba. 3.4, “Why did I not die?” (139) to 3.4, “why does he not hasten to me?” (141)
 
39. 3:50 pm-4:00 pm. Khloe Quill. 3.4, “My change of manner surprised” (142) to end of 3.4 (145)
 
40. 4:00 pm-4:10 pm. Beth Guay. 3.5, beginning (145) to 3.5, “before we meet” (147). 
 
41. 4:10 pm-4:20 pm. Ariel Koff.3.5, “Explanation!” (147) to 3.5, miseries that overcame me” (149).
 
42. 4:20 pm-4:30 pm. Jose Hannan. 3.5, “Elizabeth alone” (149) to 3.5, “and cling to me for ever” (153).
 
43. 4:30 pm-4:40 pm. Alexis Kaspar. 3.6, beginning (153), to 3.6 “on his cursed head” (156)
 
44. 4:40 pm-4:50 pm. Drew Barker. 3.6, “Nor did my hate” (156) to 3.6 “on some other mode of action.”
 
45. 4:50 pm-5:00 pm. Chris Winters. 3.7, beginning (158) to 3.7 “until that period shall arrive.” (162)
 
46. 5:00 pm-5:10 pm. Susan Wiesner. 3.7 from “Scoffing devil!” (162) to 3.7 “and direct the steel aright” (165) 
 
47. 5:10 pm-5:20 pm. Heidi Hanson. 3.7 from “Walton, in continuation” (165) to 3.7 “I may die” (168). 
 
48. 5:20 pm-5:30 pm. Bryan Draper. 3.7 letter of Sept. 2nd (168) to 3.7 “to bear this injustice with patience” (172)
 
49. 5:30 pm-5:40 pm. Claire Tsoukalas. 3.7 from September 12th letter (172) to 3.7 “would yet have lived” (175).
 
50. 5:40 pm-5:50 pm. Bonnie Thornton Dill. 3.7 from “and do you dream” (176) to THE END (179).
For more information contact: Edlie Wong (edlie@umd.edu)