‘Do fictional monsters reflect our reality?’, The Royal Institution, 5 June 2018

This event at The Royal Institute, London may be of interest:

Do fictional monsters reflect our reality?
Tuesday 5 June, 7.00pm – 8.30pm
Frankenstein’s creature is a classic example of a monster in popular culture. But what can fictional beings tell us about the hopes and fears of the society in which they were created?

Discover why creatures continue to survive in our culture, how monsters reflect gender and power dynamics and how researchers are studying brain scans of people watching films to try and decipher how our brain’s work.

http://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2018/june/public-do-fictional-monsters-reflect-reality

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