Tag Archives: ecocriticism

CFPs: Folk horror, folklore and fantasy, enchanted environments, literature and science

* Hurry! Some of these deadlines are very soon! 1. Contemporary Folk Horror in Film and Media, Leeds Beckett University, 30-31 July 2020. Deadline: 30 December 2019. The 1960’s and 70s folk horror canon brought the ‘Unholy Trinity’ of Witchfinder General (1968), The Blood on … Continue reading

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CFPs: Vampires, Philip Pullman, climate change, horror film, Good Omens

1. CFP for PCA/ACA Vampire Studies on the legacy of Bram Stoker: Annual National Popular Culture Association Conference, Philadelphia, 15-18 April 2020. Deadline: 1 November 2019. The co-chairs of the PCA/ACA Vampire Studies area are soliciting papers, presentations, panels and … Continue reading

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CFP: Gothic Nature: New Directions in Eco-horror and the EcoGothic, Trinity College Dublin, 17-18 November 2017

We’ve posted the CFP recently, but there is now a website for this inspiring conference on Gothic Nature: New Directions in Eco-horror and the EcoGothic at Trinity College Dublin. The deadline for proposals was the 2 April 2017. Gothic and horror … Continue reading

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CFP: Gothic Nature: New Directions in Eco-horror and the EcoGothic, Trinity College Dublin, 17-18 November 2017

CFP for a conference in Dublin, 17-18 November on Gothic Nature: New Directions in Eco-horror and the EcoGothic (deadline 2 April 2017): Gothic and horror fictions have long functioned as vivid reflections of contemporary cultural fears. Wood argues that horror … Continue reading

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CFA: Speculative Vegetation: Plants in Science Fiction

Call for article for a collection edited by Katherine E. Bishop, Jerry Määttä, and David Higgins, Speculative Vegetation: Plants in Science Fiction (deadline 30 April 2017): This volume will be the first to investigate the importance of plants in science … Continue reading

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CFP: Gothic Nature: New Directions in Ecohorror and the Ecogothic, Trinity College Dublin, 17-18 November 2017

Another conference! Ecogothic is an emerging trend in ways of looking at Gothic, horror, and fantastic narratives. People who attended OGOM’s 2015 Company of Wolves conference, with its probing of the interrelationship of culture and nature, human and animal, might … Continue reading

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Andrew Smith, ed., The Cambridge Companion to Frankenstein

Andrew Smith of the University of Sheffield has edited this exciting new collection of essays on Frankenstein in the always-useful Cambridge Companions series–out in September 2016. It approaches the classic Gothic novel from a variety of perspectives and considers adaptations … Continue reading

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Animals Conferences and CFPs

For those of you who are interested in animal studies, ecocriticism and ecoGothic, there are a couple of conferences that caught my eye recently. The first is ‘Animal Biographies – Recovering Animal Selfhood through Interdisciplinary Narration?’ (9th-11th March 2016, University of … Continue reading

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Wolf species have different howls

The University of Cambridge have published an interesting article, ‘Wolf species have “howling dialects”‘, about the different ways in which wolves vocalise their howls. It is an enlightening article that gives more depth to these fascinating creatures.

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OGOM Company of Wolves- Prof. Garry Marvin completes our programme

Thank you to everyone who has sent in abstracts for the OGOM Company of Wolves conference. We have enjoyed reading through the wonderfully varied and pertinent responses and today began to write to those who have been accepted so far. … Continue reading

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