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The Promise

I’ve not watched this yet, but this short film, The Promise, directed by Gabriele Salvatores, looks very relevant to our Company of Wolves conference themes of wolves, sociality, and animality. It’s now online. The Promise talks about the relationship between … Continue reading

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Landscapes of Romance: Generic Boundaries and Epistemological Dialectics in the Paranormal Romance of Julie Kagawa’s The Iron King

Here’s the abstract for the paper I presented last week at the excellent Reading the Fantastic: Tales beyond Borders conference at the University of Leeds. You can download the paper from here, too. Within contemporary fantastic fiction, a modulation of … Continue reading

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Caryl Churchill, The Skriker, with Maxine Peake, Manchester Royal Exchange, 3 July 2015-1 August 2015

This performance of Caryl Churchill, The Skriker, with Maxine Peake looks fabulous; I’d not, I’m ashamed to admit, heard of this play before. Very appropriately, I’ve just finished my chapter on werewolf narratives, ‘”But by blood no wolf am I”: Language … Continue reading

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Sharing Our Lives with Wolves on Radio 4

Since starting my PhD on werewolves, I have discovered that whilst I don’t see lycanthropes everywhere (I’ve not started hallucinating through exhaustion yet), I do see wolves where ever I go. On a brief sojourn to my home county, Lincolnshire, … Continue reading

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OGOM Company of Wolves CFP – Beyond excited to announce this!

Conference, University of Hertfordshire, Sept 3rd-5th 2015: Call for Papers and Panels OGOM: ‘The Company of Wolves’: Sociality, Animality, and Subjectivity in Literary and Cultural Narratives—Werewolves, Shapeshifters, and Feral Humans Wolves have long been the archetypal enemy of human company, … 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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