In the Open Graves, Open Minds Project, we unearthed depictions of the vampire and the undead in literature, art, and other media, before embracing shapeshifters and other supernatural beings and their worlds. OGOM opens up questions concerning genre, gender, hybridity, cultural change, and other realms. The Project extends to all narratives of the fantastic, the folkloric, the fabulous, and the magical.
Hallowe’en is witching time but OGOM has recently been directing its attentions to witchcraft for a while now, leading up to the next OGOM conference, covering the topic (all very vague at the moment, but watch out for news). The … Continue reading →