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INconversation with Marc Leeds

Presented by Indiana Humanities and Kurt Vonnegut Museum and Library at Indiana Humanities, Indianapolis IN

Apr 18 2018
INconversation with Marc Leeds

A conversation exploring the surprising connections between Kurt Vonnegut and Mary Shelley’s most monstrous creation, moderated by Emily Beckman, director of IUPUI’s Medical Humanities program.

Marc Leeds, the editor of The Vonnegut Encyclopedia and long-time correspondent with the author, joins us as we collide two of our favorite things, Frankenstein and Indy’s beloved rascal, Kurt Vonnegut! The peg for our conversation is Vonnegut’s delightfully strange and lesser-known short play “Fortitude,” which imagines a modern-day Dr. Norbert Frankenstein’s relationship with Sylvia, his patient who is more machine than human. From this jumping off point we’ll talk about the

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