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2022: The Year of the Vampire

2022 is the YEAR of the VAMPIRE!! 100 years of Nosferatu, 125 years of Dracula, 150 years of Carmilla, 175 of Varney the Vampire, 25 years of Buffy and many more. OGOM has a special focus on vampire studies, so … Continue reading

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Goblin mode: the trend’s mythical origins, and why we should all go ‘vampire mode’ instead

Goblin mode Sam George, University of Hertfordshire “Goblin mode” is taking the current pandemic-ridden world by storm. This state of being is defined by behaviours that feel reminiscent of deep lockdown days – never getting out of bed, never changing … Continue reading

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Nosferatu at 100: The Vampire as Contagion and Monstrous Outsider

Online Event: Saturday, 12 March 2022, 10.00 – 14.35 GMT 2022 marks the 100th anniversary of the release of F. W. Murnau’s classic vampire film, Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horror. The Open Graves, Open Minds Project are hosting an online event to … Continue reading

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CFPs: Gothic Interruptions, New Romanticisms, Byron, Angela Carter, Romance

Some exciting CFPs for forthcoming conferences. The one we have all been waiting for, the International Gothic Association 2022 conference in Dublin is out at last!** Note that the deadline for the Angela Carter symposium is very soon–30 November. 1. … Continue reading

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UH ARTS: Vampires on Screen

The University of Hertfordshire is currently presenting BLOODLUST,  a vampire themed film event for October. The season should be of interest to all lovers of Gothic cinema. If you are one of our UH MA: Modern Literary Cultures students (who will take … Continue reading

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Grave Diggers Steal Vampire Director’s Skull: Is this why Bram Stoker has no Tomb ?

I was presenting on Nosferatu recently whilst in Romania and talking about what happened when the Dracula myth shifted to Germany in 1922. Today I was surprised to read that Murnau’s head had been stolen from his grave in Germany … Continue reading

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