Tag Archives: Goth subculture
It is over ten years since Sophie Lancaster and Robert Maltby were attacked in Stubbylee Park, in Lancashire, reputedly for being ‘goths’. Rob, who was punched unconscious and put in a coma by his assailants, eventually recovered (though he suffered … Continue reading
The full schedule for the Gothic Style(s), Gothic Substance conference (one of the many exciting events in the Gothic Manchester Festival) is now on line. Both Dr Sam George and I will be representing OGOM; the other papers promise to … Continue reading
CFP Reminder: Gothic Style(s), Gothic Substance; Gothic Manchester Festival Conference, MMU, 28 October 2017
Just a reminder that the deadline for the Gothic Style(s), Gothic Substance; symposium at Gothic Manchester Festival Conference is soon. Here are the details again: Gothic Manchester Festival Conference Saturday 28 October 2017 Call for Papers Gothic Style(s), Gothic Substance After … Continue reading
Gothic Manchester Festival Conference 2017 Saturday 28 October 2017 Call for Papers Gothic Style(s), Gothic Substance After the great success of last year’s Gothic North conference, our attention turns this year to the topic of Gothic Style(s). At the start … Continue reading
An incisive article here by Claire Nally of Northumbria University on the proliferation of subcultures around Goth and steampunk, focusing on Whitby (and a nod to OGOM collaborator Catherine Spooner’s work).
Sam and I are both delighted to be presenting papers at this fabulous ‘Gothic North’ symposium at MMU’s Centre for Gothic Studies in October; the schedule is now up here. There is a wide range of papers on all conceivable … Continue reading
Exactly what it sounds like; a diverse and intriguing list of recommendations by Alison Nastasi, including Anne Rice, Edward Gorey, Neil Gaiman, and Sade.
Continuing the witches theme. Not strictly for Hallowe’en, but an eerie accompaniment to my Walpurgisnacht poem: Mussorgsky – Night on the bare mountain (Bernstein)
The Spectral Visions group of Gothic researchers at the University of Sunderland have started a new blog to document their creative activities. Dr Alison Younger and Jenah Colledge very kindly asked me to contribute, so I’ve written a frivolous Walpurgisnacht … Continue reading
Some of you may have noticed a new link on the OGOM blog. However, I also wanted to draw your attention to it in a post. The Dark Arts Journal has just published its first volume, ‘The Gothic Subject’. This … Continue reading