Monthly Archives: August 2015

OGOM Company of Wolves: Booking closes 1st September

Just a quick post to remind interested parties that booking closes for the much reported ‘Company of Wolves’ werewolf conference on 1st September. Only one day left to secure your place and find out what everyone is talking about. Booking … Continue reading

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Monsters Invade University of Hertfordshire for Werewolves Conference

This Daily Mail article on the Company of Wolves conference is quite extensive and well illustrated and, whilst it does refer to conference talks as ‘bizarre’, it successfully picks up on the wolves element and the important debates about re-wilding … Continue reading

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Werewolves in a dog eat dog world: Kathryn Hughes in The Guardian

Kathryn Hughes has written a lengthy and pertinent article in The Guardian today in response to our werewolves conference In Our Dog Eat Dog World its Time for Werewolves This article has been shared many many times by Guardian readers … Continue reading

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Further Details about the Company of Wolves visit to the UKWCT

I’m just posting some final details about the trip to the UK Wolf Conservation Trust. It looks like an excellent trip which will expand our discussions from the conference and help us understand the human impact on the wolf population. … Continue reading

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BBC West Midlands Radio interview with Bill Hughes

After being awake all night, in suitably vampiric mode, working on conference and other things, I was interviewed by the very likeable Mollie Green of BBC WM 95.6 about the Company of Wolves conference. The interview starts at 7:50 and … Continue reading

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“Yay for sparkly monsters!”

Werewolf conference will see academics shine a light on folkloric shapeshifters See the above link for Sam and Kaja interviewed in The Independent……yikes

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Want to be an IGA postgrad rep?

From the International Gothic Association: Our wonderful current reps Chloe Buckley and Laura Kremmel have come to the end of their term and we are looking for their replacements. It is a two-year position and involves facilitating monthly bloggers, keeping … Continue reading

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The Lycanthrope: A Werewolf Poem

OGOM members are wonderfully creative, Marcus wrote us a special story for the Bram Stoker Centenary event, and now Ivan Phillips has unearthed a rather splendid werewolf poem of his (see Bill’s post below). I like the reference to werewolf … Continue reading

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Ivan Phillips, ‘The Lycanthrope;

Ivan Phillips, of the University of Hertfordshire’s School of Creative Arts, has been involved with the OGOM Project from the beginning. He has written a powerful poem about werewolves here: The Lycanthrope Hypocrisy is woven of a fine small thread, … Continue reading

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BBC Radio West Midlands interview

I am being interviewed about the Company of Wolves conference by Mollie Green on BBC West Midland Radio’s Breakfast Programme at about 7.10am tomorrow, so catch it if you can. And Sam’s and Kaja’s newspaper interview with The Independent should … Continue reading

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