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Horror Scholarships

Applications have opened for five Horror Scholarships from the Horror Writers Association. The scholarships are: the Horror Writers Association Scholarship; the Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley Scholarship; the Dark Poetry Scholarship; the Rocky Wood Memorial Scholarship for Non-fiction; and, the Scholarship from … Continue reading

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Public Lecture Series at Strawberry Hill, Spring 2016

From May to June 2016, there will be a series of six lectures taking place at Horace Walpole’s abode, Strawberry Hill in Twickenham. The lectures are part of the AHRC-Funded research project based at Stirling, ‘Writing Britain’s Ruins, 1700-1850: The … Continue reading

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Angela Carter: Masterclass with Marina Warner; Critical Essays and Discussions

I think Angela Carter must be one of the presiding spirits haunting (benevolently) the OGOM Project. Her rich and startling prose, full of intelligence and humour, draws on all strands of fantastic narrative–fairy tale, Gothic, science fiction, horror. She has … Continue reading

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‘MOOC: The Gothic Revival, 1700-1850: Interdisciplinary Perspectives’ Trailer

The University of Stirling (home of The Gothic Imagination blog) has released the trailer for its Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) ‘The Gothic Revival, 1700-1850: Interdisciplinary Perspectives’. The course is delivered by Dale Townshend and Peter Lindfield and it looks … Continue reading

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Dark Arts: UCAS student wants to study wandology at Hogwarts, how about ‘reading the vampire’ at Hertfordshire?

I love the story about the prospective student who applied to study wandology at Hogwarts only to get an official letter of rejection from UCAS!! Do they know they can study vampires, werewolves and other dark arts at the University … Continue reading

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