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Gothic Style(s), Gothic Substance: Gothic Manchester Festival Conference, 28 October 2017

The full schedule for the Gothic Style(s), Gothic Substance conference (one of the many exciting events in the Gothic Manchester Festival) is now on line. Both Dr Sam George and I will be representing OGOM; the other papers promise to … Continue reading

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CFP Reminder: Gothic Style(s), Gothic Substance; Gothic Manchester Festival Conference, MMU, 28 October 2017

Just a reminder that the deadline for the Gothic Style(s), Gothic Substance; symposium at Gothic Manchester Festival Conference is soon. Here are the details again: Gothic Manchester Festival Conference Saturday 28 October 2017 Call for Papers Gothic Style(s), Gothic Substance After … Continue reading

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CFP: Gothic Style(s), Gothic Substance: Gothic Manchester Festival Conference, MMU, 28 October 2017

Gothic Manchester Festival Conference 2017 Saturday 28 October 2017 Call for Papers Gothic Style(s), Gothic Substance After the great success of last year’s Gothic North conference, our attention turns this year to the topic of Gothic Style(s). At the start … Continue reading

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Whitby, Goth, and Steampunk

An incisive article here by Claire Nally of Northumbria University on the proliferation of subcultures around Goth and steampunk, focusing on Whitby (and a nod to OGOM collaborator Catherine Spooner’s work).

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‘The Gothic North’ Symposium, Manchester Metropolitan University, 22 October 2016

Sam and I are both delighted to be presenting papers at this fabulous ‘Gothic North’ symposium at MMU’s Centre for Gothic Studies in October; the schedule is now up here. There is a wide range of papers on all conceivable … Continue reading

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A Dark Reading List for Your Inner Teen Goth

Exactly what it sounds like; a diverse and intriguing list of recommendations by Alison Nastasi, including Anne Rice, Edward Gorey, Neil Gaiman, and Sade.

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Mussorgsky – Night on the Bare Mountain (Bernstein)

Continuing the witches theme. Not strictly for Hallowe’en, but an eerie accompaniment to my Walpurgisnacht poem: Mussorgsky – Night on the bare mountain (Bernstein)

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Spectral Visions: The Creative Journey

The Spectral Visions group of Gothic researchers at the University of Sunderland have started a new blog to document their creative activities. Dr Alison Younger and Jenah Colledge very kindly asked me to contribute, so I’ve written a frivolous Walpurgisnacht … Continue reading

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The Dark Arts Journal – Promoting upcoming and emerging voices in the Gothic

Some of you may have noticed a new link on the OGOM blog. However, I also wanted to draw your attention to it in a post. The Dark Arts Journal has just published its first volume, ‘The Gothic Subject’. This … Continue reading

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An Exploration of Eighteenth Century and Victorian Gothic Literature Displays With the Exhibition Curators

If you not yet seen the fabulous Darkness and Light Exhibition on Gothic culture at the John Rylands Library in Manchester, do go if you can. But why not go along to this event on 23 October (15.00-16.00) and see … Continue reading

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