CFPs: Vampires, Gothic feminism, zombies, youth horror, creative work

A set of conference CFPs and call for articles:

1. Academic Vampire Conference: Hammer, Highgate, and the Vampire, 10-13 July 2019, Lauderdale House, Highgate Village. Deadline: 3 May 2019.

The University of South Wales, in association with the IVFAF, calls for papers by scholars interested in presenting their researched essays on vampire literature, film, folklore, theatre, games, graphic novels, lifestyle, fashion, music and wider art in the fourth annual Vampire Academic Conference (VAC) that runs alongside the festival in London.

2. Gothic Feminism 3: Technology, Women and Gothic-Horror On-Screen, 2-3 May 2019, University of Kent. Deadline: 15 February 2019.

Our conference aims to explore this relationship between technology and the Gothic by focussing upon its intersection as depicted on screen within visual media, with a specific focus on how such concerns impact on gender representations and, in particular, women.

3. Call for Articles – special edition of Revenant: Revolution in the Dead: The Cultural Evolution of the Zombie. Deadline: 30 April 2019.

Revenant ( is now accepting abstracts for articles, creative writing pieces, and book, film, game, or event reviews for a themed issue on zombies, examining the social and cultural evolution of the zombie.

4. Call for chapters in an edited collection: Critical Approaches to Youth Horror. Deadline: 17 June 2019

In the midst of a renewed interest in horror as a medium for the expression of cultural and social issues, this collection will take advantage of an underdeveloped field of scholarship and create new scholarly conversations focused on youth and young adult television and horror film.

5. Reimagining the Gothic 2019: Creative Competition, University of Sheffield. Deadline: 11 March 2019.

Sheffield Gothic is delighted to announce our 2019 Reimagining the Gothic creative competition!
Each year as part of Reimagining the Gothic we hold a creative showcase: an opportunity to explore the theme through various creative methods. This year, that theme is ‘Returns, Revenge, Reckonings’ – think everything from Senecan tragedies to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, from noble avengers to usurping Counts, from vengeful lovers to prophetic witches.

About William the Bloody

Cat lover. 18C scholar on the dialogue and novel. Co-convenor OGOM Project
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