In the Open Graves, Open Minds Project, we unearthed depictions of the vampire and the undead in literature, art, and other media, before embracing shapeshifters and other supernatural beings and their worlds. OGOM opens up questions concerning genre, gender, hybridity, cultural change, and other realms. The Project extends to all narratives of the fantastic, the folkloric, the fabulous, and the magical.
I was lucky enough to spend a few days in the Southern France a few weeks ago. Of course, the wolves were never far behind. Wolves were prevalent in the forested areas of Southern France (Robinson Crusoe’s companion gets eaten … Continue reading →