VERMILLION, S.D. – The University of South Dakota Department of English invites university and area community members to attend “Coffee, Canvas, and Collage,” Feb. 7 at 7 p.m. at The Bean coffee shop in downtown Vermillion.
Participants will have the opportunity to create their own work of art to be exhibited at the Coyote Twin Theatre as part of USD’s symposium, “Frankenstein 200!” to celebrate the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley’s novel. The art exhibit will run from Feb. 22-March 3. The event is $5 per entry and includes all supplies.
The “Frankenstein 200!” symposium, Feb. 26-27, will include the art exhibition, a film screening, reception and a variety of graduate student and faculty led panels. The keynote address will be delivered by professor of English at the University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire, and expert on British and transatlantic romanticism, Joel Pace, Ph.D. Pace is also an accomplished reggae musician and has appeared on Minnesota Public Radio and BBC programs to discuss literature, race and music. The symposium is free and open to the public. For more information and to register, please visit the symposium page.
“Coffee, Canvas, and Collage,” is co-sponsored by the Vermillion Cultural Programming Committee.