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Bill Hughes, ‘Rebellion, treachery, and glamour: Lady Caroline Lamb’s Glenarvon and the progress of the Byronic vampire‘, ‘Some curious disquiet’: Polidori, the Byronic vampire, and its progeny: A symposium for the bicentenary of The Vampyre, Keats House, Hampstead, 6-7 April 2019
Bill Hughes, ‘“Two kinds of romance”: generic hybridity and mongrel monsters from Gothic novel to Paranormal Romance‘, International Gothic Association 2018 – Gothic Hybridities: Interdisciplinary, Multimodal and Transhistorical Approaches, Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester, 31 July-3 August 2018
Bill Hughes, ‘Loving the corpse, becoming the wolf: identity, assimilation, and agency in Daniel Waters’s Generation Dead and Maggie Stiefvater’s Shiver‘, Investigating Identities in Young Adult (YA) Narratives, University of Northampton, 16 December 2017
Bill Hughes, ‘Beauty and Beastliness: Intertextuality, genre mutation, and utopian possibilities in paranormal romance‘, Damsels in Redress: Women in Contemporary Fairy-Tale Reimaginings, Queen’s University Belfast, 7-8 April 2017
Bill Hughes, ‘Boreal Magic: Snow Queens, Frozen Landscapes, and Restoring Equilibrium in Paranormal Romance’, public talk at ‘The Gothic North’ symposium, Gothic Manchester Festival, Manchester Metropolitan University, 22 October 2016.