Tag Archives: Wild children

Werewolves and Wildness

Woo hoo we’re excited to announce that OGOM’s Dr Sam George and Dr Bill Hughes have edited the first ever issue of Gothic Studies on werewolves and it is out now from Edinburgh University Press: ‘Werewolves and Wildness’ 21.1 (May … Continue reading

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Something to Howl About: OGOM Gothic Studies Special Issue, ‘Werewolves and Wildness’

We’re excited to announce that we have submitted our special issue of Gothic Studies on ‘Werewolves, Wild Children and Wilderness‘ to Edinburgh University Press for publication in May, 2019.  This is the first of two publications that have developed from … Continue reading

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Angela Carter: BBC Documentary and The Angela Carter Society

Angela Carter’s work has been one of the centres OGOM’s research has revolved around, particularly since our very successful 2015 Company of Wolves conference. My own writing on paranormal romance has covered both werewolf narratives (for example, my chapter on … Continue reading

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Wolfwalkers

A preview by Amy Cranswick of what looks like a wonderful animated film of motifs that prompted OGOM’s Company of Wolves conference–wild children, wolves, and werewolves–‘First look at Tomm Moore’s next animated feature Wolfwalkers‘. Moore is the creator of The Secret … Continue reading

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The Jungle Book and wild children

Here’s an interesting article on the new film of The Jungle Book, touching on themes of wolves, wild children, and the opposition of nature and culture much discussed at the Company of Wolves conference (and covered in the forthcoming book, … Continue reading

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Nick Stead: The Company of Wolves

I know it’s a while since the fabulous Company of Wolves conference in September, but I’m still revelling in the memories. I’ve been a bit ill, and was exhausted after the conference, so my blogging has got a little behind. … Continue reading

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The People Seeking the ‘Company of Wolves’

I’ve just been archiving all the footage and news stories from the ‘Company of Wolves’ for the university. Those who were presenting might like to share these links with their own institutions. At least now we know what you do … Continue reading

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Wolf Children come alive at Company of Wolves

Day three of the unforgettable ‘Company of Wolves’ conference focussed on ‘wolf children’, a catch all phrase for feral or wild children who were believed to have animal parents or like Romulus and Remus were suckled by wolves. I attended … Continue reading

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BBC Radio West Midlands interview

I am being interviewed about the Company of Wolves conference by Mollie Green on BBC West Midland Radio’s Breakfast Programme at about 7.10am tomorrow, so catch it if you can. And Sam’s and Kaja’s newspaper interview with The Independent should … Continue reading

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There’s a Conference in the U.K. All About Werewolves

As you will have noticed, the Company of Wolves conference (billed as ‘the world’s first werewolf conference’!) has had an astonishing amount of press coverage. Inaccuracies and trivialisation easily creep into press reports of anything that has a sensational element–this … Continue reading

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