Indiana Humanities has hired Megan Telligman as a program manager for One State / One Story: Frankenstein. She previously served as a coordinator at the Porter County Museum in Valparaiso, where she developed programs and exhibits to engage diverse audiences in the history and culture of their communities. Telligman has also taught composition, humanities, and English at Valparaiso University.
She has a bachelor’s degree in biology and creative writing from Valparaiso University and a master’s degree in English literature from the University of Montana. Telligman also served as an AmeriCorps member for two terms.
In her role as program manager, she will be responsible for coordinating Indiana Humanities’ statewide Frankenstein programming.
Through One State / One Story: Frankenstein, Indiana Humanities will partner with the Indiana State Library to award book sets and program funds to libraries, schools and community centers for a statewide read in 2018; sponsor a tour of thought-provoking talks on the book’s key themes; offer an immersive weekend retreat in March at DePauw University; coordinate special courses, exhibits and film festivals at 14 colleges and universities; host an Indiana Sci-Fi and Horror Writers Festival in 2018 and more. One State / One Story: Frankenstein has been made possible in part by a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.