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Tag Archives: postcolonialism
OGOM’s recent ‘The Black Vampyre and Other Creations: Gothic Visions of New Worlds’ event, which took place as part of the nationwide Being Human festival, was a huge success. ‘The Black Vampyre’ (1819) itself is a rather odd and ambivalent … Continue reading
Two tempting CFPs to announce: A Call for Articles for an edited collection on iZombie: I’m Already Dead: Essays on The CW’s iZombie and Vertigo’s iZOMBIE Deadline: August 30, 2018 Editors Szanter and Richards seek original essays for an edited … Continue reading
The first issue of Lancaster University’s Fantastika Journal is now available here–it looks really good, with interesting critical essays and a substantial review section. There’s a link to it in the Journals category on the right-hand side of the Blog … Continue reading
Call for article for a collection edited by Katherine E. Bishop, Jerry Määttä, and David Higgins, Speculative Vegetation: Plants in Science Fiction (deadline 30 April 2017): This volume will be the first to investigate the importance of plants in science … Continue reading
CFP– Special Issue on the Trickster Subversive, deceptive, wily, and comical, the trickster spans national traditions, genres, and historical periods. Often represented as a deity, animal, or human, between upper and lower worlds, the trickster functions as the creator and … Continue reading
This new book by Gina Wisker, Contemporary Women’s Gothic Fiction: Carnival, Hauntings and Vampire Kisses, looks marvellous. It covers Angela Carter and vampires–two topics that always whet my OGOM appetite–but many other aspects of contemporary women’s Gothic too. I really … Continue reading
There are a few CFPs for conferences and publications nearing their deadline, so I’m bundling them together on this page: Domestic Entanglements in the Works of Joss Whedon (Edited Collection) (Deadline: 1 Nov 2015) Call for Papers Haunted Europe: Continental … Continue reading
Sadly, I was unable to attend this year’s Locating Fantastika Conference at Lancaster University in July (though Kaja is presenting there and I’m sure she’ll report back!). However, the CFP is out for the follow-up Global Fantastika conference in 2016: … Continue reading
In this essay, David Castillo and William Egginton give a very thoughtful politicised analysis of the meaning of vampires and zombies in contemporary society. A very useful adjunct to the themes discussed in the OGOM book.