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Images of Witches

Some excellent articles on witches today. First, Chloe Buckley, in ‘Hag, temptress or feminist icon? The witch in popular culture‘, looks at images of witches in popular culture, both positive and disparaging. She notes the contemporary feminist rehabilitation of the … Continue reading

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Curtis Runstedler, ‘Amongst the Hermetick Philosophers’: Alchemical Afterlives in Medieval and Early Modern England

Curtis Runstedler, whose article will be appearing in the forthcoming OGOM Company of Wolves special issue of Gothic Studies, is giving this public talk on alchemy–it looks fascinating and I’m sorry not to be able to attend myself, but do … Continue reading

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CFP: Histories of Magic and Sexuality

We at OGOM, who have consorted frequently with vampires and other darkly seductive creatures, know how the equally mysterious powers of sex and magic are intimately related. Mackenzie Cooley, of Stanford University, is seeking short articles on magic and sexuality … Continue reading

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