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CFPs: Fantastika, Dark Arts, the Supernatural, Popular Culture, Witchcraft, Trees & Forests

There is a whole batch of CFPs for various exciting events here: Theorising the Popular Conference, Liverpool Hope University, 11-12 July 2018 The conference invites submissions from a broad range of disciplines, and is particularly interested in new ways of … Continue reading

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Penda’s Fen: Symposium, BFI, 10 June 2017

We’ve posted a few items here on Folk Horror recently. The classic TV drama Penda’s Fen (1974) is frequently mentioned in this context; I’m embarrassed to admit I’ve never seen it (though have just borrowed the DVD). Sukhdev Sandhu writes about … 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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China Miéville: Beatrix Potter, Enid Blyton and the ‘pictureskew’

A very interesting essay by China Miéville on the dark side of the picturesque and English landscape in children’s literature.

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The Artistic Troll

I love studying the Gothic. I love exploring the twisted realms of the imagination. I love the creatures hidden in the pages of books that follow me home at night. (I can live with the shadows on my walls transforming … Continue reading

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Feeling Gothicky? OGOM Welcomes Prof. Lucie Armitt for ‘Haunted Landscapes’ May 13th at UH

Looking forward to meeting our next speaker Prof. Lucie Armitt (University of Lincoln) on 13th May. Many of you will know Lucie’s work. She is greatly esteemed in the field of Gothic studies and is a specialist in the fantastic, … Continue reading

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Folklore, Vampires, and Haunted Landscapes: Research Seminars to Die For!!

I am delighted to have the following speakers coming to the university in the spring. Their  papers tie in well with OGOM whilst opening up some interesting new research strands around folklore, gothic tourism and uncanny topographies. These research seminars … Continue reading

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CFP: Enchanted Edwardians Conference, University of Bristol, 30-31 March 2015

An exciting conference on fantastic literature of the Edwardian period.

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Conference Report: Ann Radcliffe at 250

A great review by Carly Stevenson, Lauren Nixon and Kathleen Hudson of the marvellous Ann Radcliffe at 250 Conference at the University of Sheffield in June this year by . I attended this conference, superbly organized by the University of … Continue reading

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Locating the Gothic Conference and Werewolves

Late last month, OGOM posted about Locating the Gothic which is taking place in Limerick next week. This is one of many Gothic conferences that embraces the idea of Gothic geographies and spaces. (Something which makes me very pleased because … Continue reading

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