Tag Archives: horror

CFPs: IGA 2019, Mapping the Mythosphere

Calls for papers for two exciting conferences. First, following the fabulous IGA 2018 in Manchester, the IGA 2019 conference, Gothic Terror, Gothic Horror is being held on 30 July to 2 August 2019, at Lewis University, Romeoville, Illinois, United States. Deadline: … Continue reading

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CFPs: Myth and dream, tales of terror, Romanticism

Three very tempting conferences with CFPs: 1. Myth and Dream / The Dreaming of Myth, University of Bologna, 23-24 May 2019; deadline 1 February 2019. The conference invites proposals addressing diverse approaches to the combination of myth and dream – … Continue reading

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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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Gothic Palgrave Handbook – Expressions of interest

Clive Bloom is calling for expressions of interest in contributing to this three-volume Gothic handbook. This this will be a very exciting project to be involved with. Please email Professor Bloom directly with ideas or any questions at: cbloom4189@aol.com: As … Continue reading

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10 Works of Literary Horror

A very intriguing list by Emily Temple of ‘10 Works of Literary Horror You Should Read‘–a title which in itself raises interesting questions of genre and evaluation. I’ve only read two of these; it does stimulate me to read more … Continue reading

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CFA: Edited collection – Oh, The Horror: Politics and Culture in Horror Films of the 1980s

A call for articles for an edited collection, Oh, The Horror: Politics and Culture in Horror Films of the 1980s. The editors are developing a new collection of essays with McFarland Books and seek essays investigating the ways horror films during … Continue reading

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CFP: Rereading Stephen King: Navigating the Intertextual Labyrinth, Kingston University, 11 November 2017

Only a week left before the deadline for proposals for this conference on Stephen King, Rereading Stephen King: Navigating the Intertextual Labyrinth, Kingston University, 11 November 2017. In Stephen King’s Gothic (2011) John Sears asserts that rereading King represents ‘an … Continue reading

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Horror and Dark Fantasy, by Women and in Translation

Two very useful reading lists here. The first, Women of Horror, Dark Fantasy, and the Weird: A Recommended Reading List, lists tales, novels, and even poetry from those genres and looks intriguingly non-mainstream. Then, a list of Horror in Translation from … Continue reading

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Divine Horror: Essays on the Cinematic Battle Between the Sacred and the Diabolical

There’s a new collection announced from McFarland, Divine Horror: Essays on the Cinematic Battle Between the Sacred and the Diabolical, edited by Cynthia J. Miller and A. Bowdoin Van Riper. It looks very promising. From Rosemary’s Baby (1968) to The … Continue reading

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CFP: Gender and Horror edited collection

A call for articles for a proposed edited collection on gender and horror. Deadline end of May. This edited collection aims to re-examine horror in an era of remakes, reboots and re-imaginings. There have been many developments in the horror … Continue reading

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