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OGOM and Young Adult Fiction @Identities_YA

Just a quick post to say thank you to Dr Sonya Andermahr and Anthony Stepniak for organising the Identities in YA Symposium and for inviting me to give a keynote. There were many highlights to the day including the ‘Monstrous … Continue reading

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Join Us For A Literary Weekend At Cumberland Lodge

 The Literature staff at University of Hertfordshire are having a residential weekend  in Cumberland Lodge again this year (the weekend of 10th-12th February). We will be arriving Friday evening and  departing Sunday afternoon. This year we are sharing the programme with staff … Continue reading

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Fairy Tale School

We’ve just been contacted by Brittany Warman, who is a fan of the OGOM website and, with her friend and colleague, has created an online course on fairytale on their lovely website, The Carterhaugh School of Folklore and the Fantastic. … Continue reading

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UH ARTS: Vampires on Screen

The University of Hertfordshire is currently presenting BLOODLUST,  a vampire themed film event for October. The season should be of interest to all lovers of Gothic cinema. If you are one of our UH MA: Modern Literary Cultures students (who will take … Continue reading

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Generation Dead: YA and the Gothic – An Announcement

If you have already read Sam’s post, ‘Vampire and Undead Studies 2016-17’, you’ll know that I have received some incredibly exciting news. As of the final week of September this year I will be teaching the module ‘Generation Dead: YA … Continue reading

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Open Graves, Open Minds Book – Out in Paperback on 1st June!!

The paperback of the Open Graves, Open Minds vampire book arrived in the MUP offices today! You can pre-order it now on Amazon priced at a very reasonable 15.99 (due 1st June).   Very exciting! If you are teaching the gothic, … Continue reading

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Free Course: Hans Christian Andersen’s Fairy Tales

I came across this free on-line course on Hans Christian Andersen’s Fairy Tales, presented by The Hans Christian Andersen Centre at the University of Southern Denmark in Odense, Denmark, via Future Learn (with whom I’m also doing a fascinating course … Continue reading

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PhD Fee Waiver Opportunities (deadline 18th April)

Prof. William Hughes of the IGA has written to pass on details of possible research funding for new postgraduates. Bath Spa University is offering  Ten PhD Fee Waiver Studentships. The application deadline is Monday 18th April, for a start date of 1st … Continue reading

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Horror Scholarships

Applications have opened for five Horror Scholarships from the Horror Writers Association. The scholarships are: the Horror Writers Association Scholarship; the Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley Scholarship; the Dark Poetry Scholarship; the Rocky Wood Memorial Scholarship for Non-fiction; and, the Scholarship from … Continue reading

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Public Lecture Series at Strawberry Hill, Spring 2016

From May to June 2016, there will be a series of six lectures taking place at Horace Walpole’s abode, Strawberry Hill in Twickenham. The lectures are part of the AHRC-Funded research project based at Stirling, ‘Writing Britain’s Ruins, 1700-1850: The … Continue reading

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