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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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CFA: Critical Essays on ‘American Horror Story’

A call for proposed chapters for an edited book on ‘American Horror Story ‘ (2011-) has been released. Taken from the original CFA, the details are as follows: ‘American Horror Story is an anthology horror series created by Ryan Murphy and Brad … Continue reading

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Octavia Butler’s ‘Fledgling’ and Queer Black Vampire Mythology

For my sins, I have not read Octavia Butler’s Fledgling (2005). However this article ‘Fledgling and Queer Black Vampire Mythology’, part of Autostraddle’s ‘Hidden Gems of Queer Lit’ series, makes me think I may need to get hold of a copy,

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Roger Luckhurst, ‘From Dracula to The Strain: Where do vampires come from?’

A brilliant, concise overview of the origins of contemporary vampire narratives by Prof, Roger Luckhurst of Birkbeck College, London. He traces the vampire story from the Eats European accounts in the eighteenth-century through Polidori, Varney the Vampire, ‘Carmilla’ and (inevitably) … Continue reading

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CFP Books of Blood: Collaborative Project and Funding Bid

*Extended Deadline – submissions by 1st November 2015* All humans ‘are books of blood—wherever you open us, we’re red’ (Clive Barker). If our bodies are books of blood, then they can be read; we invite such readings and contributions where … Continue reading

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OGOM Company of Wolves Conference: Extended Call for Papers

OGOM: ‘The Company of Wolves’: Sociality, Animality, and Subjectivity in Literary and Cultural Narratives—Werewolves, Shapeshifters, and Feral Humans Conference, University of Hertfordshire, Sept 3rd-5th 2015 Extended Call for Papers and Panels OGOM is extending its call for papers for its … Continue reading

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Alexandra Campbell, ‘Review: Reading Vampire Gothic Through Blood: Bloodlines’

Alexandra Campbell, PhD student at the University of Glasgow, succinctly reviews here what looks to be an essential contribution to the critical literature on the vampire in literature and other media: Aspasia Stephanou’s book, Reading Vampire Gothic Through Blood: Bloodlines, … 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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