Monthly Archives: September 2015

Reflections on ‘The Company of Wolves’

It has been almost a month since ‘Company of Wolves’ and, now that I am back from my holidays, I thought it would be good to reflect on the conference. As is so often the case being an organiser, I … Continue reading

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CFP: ‘Temporal Discombobulations: Time and the Experience of the Gothic’

I’m excited to post the following CFP for ‘Temporal Discombobulations’ a conference dedicated to the Gothic and time. This looks to be an exciting and innovative conference. At the start of the academic year, it looks like it is time … Continue reading

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MA ‘Reading the Vampire’: Starts 5th October

My MA module ‘Reading the Vampire: Science, Sexuality and Alterity in Modern Culture’ is about to begin again on the 5th October. I’ve made some changes this year and included¬† Holly Black’s The Coldest Girl in Coldtown. The session is … Continue reading

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Cat v. Woolf

Morticia and Virginia in the eternal battle between feline and canine. Virginia isn’t doing too well here.

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Who’s afraid?

I’m still recovering from the wonderful Company of Wolves conference, but now working up to adding things to the blog–I hope to put some reviews and my (inept) photos up soon. But first, I want to introduce you to Virginia–the … Continue reading

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The People Seeking the ‘Company of Wolves’

I’ve just been archiving all the footage and news stories from the ‘Company of Wolves’ for the university. Those who were presenting might like to share these links with their own institutions. At least now we know what you do … Continue reading

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CFP Books of Blood: Collaborative Project and Funding Bid

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Company of Woolves: our Knitted tributes

In my long list of who to thank I forgot to mention that my student Daisy Butcher, who was one of the helpers, presented Bill, Kaja and I with our very own woolves. Yes they are wolves in sheep’s clothing … Continue reading

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OGOM Thanks you for ‘Company of Wolves’

Company of Wolves was a resounding success and probably the most fun you can have at an academic conference and there are a number of people we need to thank who helped to make it happen: Firstly, all the delegates … Continue reading

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BBC news reports on the people seeking ‘the company of wolves’

Werewolf conference: the people seeking the ‘company of wolves’ By Jodie Smith BBC News 4th Sept 2015

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