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Gothic in Birmingham: New Show

This looks worth visiting if you are in the Midlands: Gothic in Birmingham: Exhibition and Conference Literature, film, architecture, art, Goth culture and more Tuesday 7 April until Saturday 2 May 2015, Highlight, Level 3, Library of Birmingham All Welcome … Continue reading

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“There is no escape.” Horace Walpole and the terrifying rise of the Gothic

Nick Groom on the trajectory from Horace Walpole’s The Castle of Otranto (1764) to present-day Gothic culture. The rise of the Gothic novel to horror and SF film and Goth music and fashion, with a glance at architecture, are all … Continue reading

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Conference Report: Ann Radcliffe at 250

A great review by Carly Stevenson, Lauren Nixon and Kathleen Hudson of the marvellous Ann Radcliffe at 250 Conference at the University of Sheffield in June this year by . I attended this conference, superbly organized by the University of … Continue reading

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When Gothic Was Born

In conjunction with the British Library’s Gothic exhibition, the BBC are showing programmes on all things Gothic: When Gothic Was Born

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CFP: Monstrous Geographies, Lisbon, 22-24 March 2015

This inter- and multidisciplinary conference focuses on the relationship between the monstrous and the geographic. We welcome proposals by academics, teachers, independent researchers, students, artists, NGOs and anyone interested in manifestations of monstrosity in space.

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Gothic Romance and the Phantasmagorical, Manchester, 23 October 2014

More events in MMU’s Gothic Festival: Two great talks: Dale Townshend (on “Gothic Architecture, Gothic History, Gothic Romance: Kenilworth Castle, 1800-1830”) and “Prepare to Enter the Phantasmagoria!” Film screening, talk and Victorian lantern show, presented by David Annwn Jones.

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Gothic Manchester Festival 2014, 23rd-26th October 2014, Manchester

A fabulous set of events, covering all things Gothic, at MMU’s Gothic Manchester Festival

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Gothic Spaces / Gothic Places, 25th October 2014, Manchester Metropolitan University

A great conference at MMU relating the Gothic and spatiality, part of MMU’s Gothic Festival. Catherine Spooner, who has contributed much to the OGOM project, will be speaking: ‘This day conference brings together some of the UK’s foremost gothic scholars … Continue reading

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