Tag Archives: gender
CFP– Special Issue on the Trickster Subversive, deceptive, wily, and comical, the trickster spans national traditions, genres, and historical periods. Often represented as a deity, animal, or human, between upper and lower worlds, the trickster functions as the creator and … Continue reading
CFP: Women-in-Peril or Final Girls? Representing Women in Gothic and Horror Cinema, University of Kent, 25-26 May 2017
A call for papers for an exciting conference, Women-in-Peril or Final Girls? Representing Women in Gothic and Horror Cinema, at the University of Kent in May 2017. The keynote speaker is MMU’s brilliant Dr Xavier Aldana Reyes. This conference seeks … Continue reading
A good article here, ‘Buffy Summers: Third-Wave Feminist Icon’, on the feminist stance of the final season of Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
The website Tor.com has published a very interesting article, ‘Ayesha, White as Snow: H. Rider Haggard’s She and Walt Disney’s Evil Queen’. As the title suggests, the author of the piece, Gilbert Colon, looks at the similarities between Haggard’s eponymous protagonist and … Continue reading
‘Beauty and the Beast’ seems to me to be a rather important fairy tale. It’s the architext of paranormal romance, the story whose narrative form and themes lies at the heart of all those romantic encounters between human and other, … Continue reading
This post is a little late (mainly due to the distractions of moving house and trying to teach myself basic plumbing skills alongside managing a PhD and moonlighting as a tour guide at Shakespeare’s Globe theatre) so apologies for my … Continue reading
Today is International Women’s Day and the BBC have published an article on ‘Why women can thrive in sci-fi’. It considers why sci-fi offers a space to explore alternative relationships with gender especially in regards to feminism. An excellent way to … Continue reading
This is the first article of a series entitled ‘The Flowers of Evil: Satanic Feminists in Bohemian Paris’ (my what an appetite-whetting title) from Dirge Magazine. I’m sure the articles will include something for everyone!
Taken from the Palgrave Communications website, the following has been announced: ‘Studies in horror and the Gothic Deadline for article proposals: September 1, 2016 Final deadline for full submissions: November 1, 2016 Palgrave Communications is inviting submissions and article proposals … Continue reading
A call for proposed chapters for an edited book on ‘American Horror Story ‘ (2011-) has been released. Taken from the original CFA, the details are as follows: ‘American Horror Story is an anthology horror series created by Ryan Murphy and Brad … Continue reading