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CFPs: Reimagining the Gothic, Gothic politics, Byron, folklore, Vampire Diaries, Japanese horror

A batch of conference calls for papers and calls for chapters: 1. Reimagining the Gothic 2020: Bodies and Genders, University of Sheffield, 1-3 May 2020. Deadline: 2 December 2019. Reimagining the Gothic is an ongoing project that seeks to explore … 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: The Handbook to Horror Literature: Select chapters needed

A Call for Articles here for a collection on horror literature edited by Kevin Corstorphine and Laura Kremmel. The deadline is 30 April 2017. Most handbooks on the subject of horror focus specifically on film, whereas books on the literary … Continue reading

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Vampire Politics meets the EU

This article ‘Transylvania joining EU could see one million vampires in UK by 2020’ was published on the satirical news site NewsThump. Adding a Gothic twist to Brexit, it exaggerates fears regarding national identity by suggesting that by remaining in … Continue reading

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CFP: Brave New Worlds: The Dystopia in Modern and Contemporary Fiction, Newcastle University, 29 April 2015

Not strictly Gothic, but there’s space to contribute something to this conference, I think: Brave New Worlds: The Dystopia in Modern and Contemporary Fiction The modes of the Gothic and the dystopian often interact, especially in recent YA fiction, where, … Continue reading

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